Monday, July 03, 2017

Monday Blues Buster

Hello everyone!  A very warm welcome to you all! The videos I have selected for this post are:

Tiny Air Conditioner

Community Builds a Life-Changing Home for Injured War Vet

Forget Q-Tips.  Here is How You Should be Cleaning Your Ears

Here Come the Birds - Robin, Nuthatch, Blue Tit and More

For the following, I am providing the link sources beneath each photo.  You just need to click on the images to see a larger view.

Keep Anxiety from Exhausting You...breathe.  One of the biggest culprits in perpetuating anxiety is shallow breathing that is too rapid.  Pay attention to your breathing, and take slow, deep, invigorating breaths.

Nourish your body.  Eat healthy, protein rich foods throughout the day.  Eating small portions frequently, provides a steadier stream of energy than consuming just three large meals.  Replace sodas and energy drinks with water, flavoured water and tea.

Renew and refresh by taking breaks.  If possible, step outside and take in fresh air.  Climbing stairs, doing jumping jacks, and running in place all provide bursts of energy because they get the heart pumping and lower the stress hormone cortisol.

Nurture joy.  Life can be heavy and busy.  Every day, make time (even 10 minutes) to engage in something you love.l


The hardest step she ever took was to blindly trust in who she was. - Atticus


Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it.  The time will pass anyway. - Earl Nightingale


So you try to think of someone else you're mad at, and the unavoidable answer pops into your little warped brain:  everyone. - Ellen Hopkins


Don't shrink your dreams.  Super-size your courage and abilities.


Place everything you have ever learned or discovered in a box labeled 'thank you.' - Jennifer Pastiloff


When the roots are deep, there is no reason to fear the wind.


I woke up.  I have clothes to wear.  I have running water.  I have food to eat.  Life is good.  I am thankful.


Today I will not stress over things I can't control. Today I choose peace.


The happiest people don't have the best of everything, they just make the best of everything.


There are four things that you cannot recover in life: the stone after it's thrown, the word after it's said, the occasion after it's missed and the time after it's gone...so live life to the fullest and regret nothing.


Live with few regrets. - Nancy Rainwater


I'm not interested in competing with anyone.  I hope we all make it.


Think happy thoughts.


I will always choose to move on in peace rather than fill my heart with hate for a circumstance I cannot control.


Don't sacrifice your peace trying to point out someone's true colors.  Lack of character always reveals itself in the end. - Mandy Hale


Thank you all so much for visiting me here!  I always enjoy and appreciate reading your kind thoughts, which you are always welcome to share!

48 comments:

  1. Hi Linda. I love the bird video. Fantastic. Greetings.

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  2. I enjoyed Here Come the Birds, beautiful Linda!

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  3. I don't know about the tiny air-conditioner in your video, but I've got 2 tiny fans and they serve their purpose well.

    The most important thing is to wake up, and be grateful to God for that. Next step is to be grateful for food, clothes, running water etc...

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  4. Love all the quotes☺

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  5. Have a good week, Linda!

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  6. I would like to get that tiny air-conditioner. So convenient to carry around. I don't think we have it here. I enjoyed the bird video. They are so fast in their movement!

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  7. Yes, it can be quite dangerous to clean your ears in the incorrect way. Eardrums are very sensitive.

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  8. Bon début se semaine Linda et Merci pour la variété e tes posts. Venir chez-toi est toujours bien agréable.

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  9. Hello Linda, thanks for the healthy advice and great quotes. I choose peace too. The bird video is cute. Happy Monday, enjoy your day and the new week ahead!

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  10. For someone who has suffered Anxiety
    and Stress ALL their lives, l am very
    impressed with the Anxiety statement..!
    Hope you don't mind..but l'm going to
    steal it, for one of my folders!
    Thankyou...! :).

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  11. Hello Linda,
    Many thanks for dropping a kind comment on my blog!
    How lovely to find peace and energy on yours!
    As you could see, I am following your advice and travel a lot... Life is short indeed!!!
    Keep well and enjoy the new week :)

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  12. Thank you for many nice advices, Linda!

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  13. It's great to hear about communities reaching out to wounded or homeless veterans. And the warning about using Q-tips in ears is worth watching, too.

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  14. Okay, I'll try not to use Q-Tips. I'm guilty of this.

    Love the bird video. I linked this post to Awww Mondays.

    Have a fabulous day, Linda. Big hugs to you and scritches to your kitty. ♥♥♥

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  15. Linda the community building a home for aa veteran really did life my spirits such an amazing thing to do.

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  16. Great videos enjoyed them all. Wonderful quotes. Have a blessed day. Madeline

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  17. Dear Linda - those sweet birds are such fun to see. Pinned the quote "The happiest people don't have the best of everything..." Such wisdom in these words of wisdom. Friend hope you have a blessed day. Hugs!

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  18. Kiitos Linda, kaikki hyviä ihania pidän paljon niistä !

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  19. The healthy Place sayings are really worth taking notice of.

    I did though love "I woke up. I have clothes to wear. I have running water. I have food to eat. Life is good. I am thankful." So many people do not appreciate what they have and complain about what they do not have. I am very thankful for life everyday.
    Have a good week Diane

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  20. Good morning, Linda! How heartwarming to see people coming together to help another human being. It happens so often. Why don't we see more of this in the news? Well, I guess that's why so many come to your blog!
    Another great collection! Thank you, dear Linda!!

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  21. Sentences about being thankful are very important. I sometimes remember about it, but not enough often :)
    Greetings :)

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  22. I've been to the doc a couple of times in my life, to remove built up earwax. It's embarrassing! I like that mini air-conditioner. Maybe a bowl of ice with a fan behind it may do the trick too!

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  23. Hi, Linda!
    I agree with the video about ear cleaning. I had massive build up of wax over the years and my doctor had to use an ear wash tool. It didn't hurt but took her several tries to remove it. I've been using coconut oil in my nose and it works wonders to sleep in our dry climate. so now I'm using it occasionally in my ears too.

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  24. belle citations d' Ellen Hopkins.. Linda

    greetings

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  25. wonderful as always! Have a purrfect day! catchatwithcarenandcody

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  26. Linda, I should have sent you a congratulatory note re: Canada's 150th birthday! We love Canada... That tiny air conditioner is a smart little product. Love the story about the veteran getting a new home...happens frequently in this part of the USA. The bird video was very cool and I especially liked that bird with an orange breast and head. Take Care, Big Daddy Dave

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  27. Merci pour ce beau billet chère Linda, j'adore les citations! Bise, bon lundi tout en douceur!

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  28. Tiny Air Conditioner -> how nice, Linda!

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  29. A beautiful post Linda, thank you so much my friend :) Enjoy your week :)))

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  30. Linda estoy de acuerdo con las cuatro cosas que no se pueden recuperar.

    Saludos.

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  31. I'm a believer now. No more Q-tips.

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  32. I would love to buy that tiny air conditioner for my girl to use at her school in the jungle. Electricity runs on generator and may not be enough to support the real thing...and though it is a tad cooler in the jungle, our tropical weather can be very very hit sometimes.

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  33. Hi Linda,
    the bird video was very nice and I love the Tiny Buddha quote. Wonderful post Linda and have a great week.

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  34. Like the tiny air conditioner for hot weather indoors. We occasionally get heatwaves here but the last time I needed a fan for cool air was about 6 years ago or longer... so not usually a problem keeping cool.

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  35. Morning Linda, I loved the birds and the Q-tip warning is a good one. I’m guilty of doing that myself – but no more! Have a happy week.

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  36. Fantastico il mini-condizionatore

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  37. How nice that bird collection and all the kind and thoughtful words....:)

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  38. Beautiful and helpful thoughts. It is always nice to be reminded. Thank you, Linda.

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  39. surprising air conditioners !

    Loved the birds .
    thank you for ear cleaning video .
    and thanks for all the treasure of wisdom you shared dear friend!!!

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  40. Dearest Linda,
    thank you for another gift of yours, given your blog-posts are always such precious gifts to us all, and I'm so grateful to you for posting such amazing, interesting, touching videos and quotes !

    Wishing you a most lovely remainder of your week
    I'm sending hugs and ever much love to you, Sweetie!

    XOXO Dany

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  41. Nice post, Linda.
    Have a nice summertime.

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  42. Such cute little birds! <3
    Thank you for the inspiration & have a great week!

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  43. I lo how your videos today are very informative Linda, May you have a great week!

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  44. Very wise quotes, Linda!

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  45. There's no need to compete, there's room for all of us to shine!

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  46. Another great collection of videos and quotes ~ loved all those pretty birds. But best of all was the excellent advice on how to not be exhausted by anxiety. Sending you lots of love and hugs, Linda!

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  47. Thank you Linda! Some powerful words in your post today! Big Hugs!

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  48. Aww...I loved watching the bird video. They are adorable! Brightens my day. ^.^

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