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5 Actions at or near your computer to help you
Feel Better Now

by Gary Halperin

1. Smile. Turn up the corners of your mouth for 2 to 20 seconds.
2. Move. Choose one or two of these movements or create your own:
Lift your arms over year head
Dance in your chair
Stand up and do a yoga posture
Stretch in anyway that feels good
Walk around your office or to another room
3. Drink 8 ounces of the best tasting water you to which you currently have access.
4. Take 5 deep breaths of the freshest air available. Open the closest window or go outside and breathe.
5. Think of 5 things you are grateful for in this moment.

Enjoy the video below starring my 3 daughters made in 2008:




  • O Wind, If Winter comes, can Spring be far behind? (Shelley)
  • Simplify, simplify (Thoreau)
  • There is a certain slant of light winter afternoons, that oppresses like the heft of cathedral tunes (Emily Dickinson)
  • To me every hour of the light and dark is a miracle, Every cubic inch of space is a miracle (Walt Whitman)
  • A miracle drug is any drug that will do what the label says it will do
  • It is not wise to be wiser than is necessary

  • Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul, And sings the tune without the words, And never stops at all. (Emily Dickinson)
  • Better is the enemy of good (Voltaire)
  • There is no great genius without a touch of madness (Seneca)
  • To laugh often and love much; to win the respect of intelligent persons and the affection of children...to find the best in others...To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded. (Emerson)

  • Patience is genius

  • For us, there is only the trying, the rest is not our business (T.S. Eliot)
  • My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness (The Dalai Lama)
  • Character is how we act when we think no one is looking
  • What is the thing called health? Simply a state in which the individual happens transiently to be perfectly adapted to his enviroment. Obviously, such states cannot be common, for the environment is in constant flux. (H.L. Mencken)
  • Measure your health by your sympathy with morning and Spring. (Thoreau)
  • The things which hurt, instruct (Benjamin Franklin)

  • Those who bring sunshine to the lives of others can not keep it from themselves
  • Often action leads to motivation, not the other way around
  • Beauty is Truth and Truth is Beauty and that is all we need to know
  • Be not afraid of greatness: some are born great, some achieve greatness and some have greatness thrust upon them. (Shakespeare)

  • We will deal with that thing then (David Mamet)
  • What is done can not be undone (Shakespeare)