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6 Ways to Slay the Stress Bugs for Kids

My daughter often asks me about Happy Hour Effect. She knows it’s my company and what I do for work. I tried to explain to her what stress is. She didn’t get it. So I had to find a more creative way to explain that it is a condition we

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The Happy Hour Effect Book Tour Stop – Life With Levi

The Happy Hour Effect is on tour! It’s a busy time – plus we are in the thick of the holiday season and most people I have talked to are balancing their normal everyday lives with parties, shopping for gifts, travel-planning and all those to-do list items that stack up

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Chocolate for Stress Relief

Who doesn’t love the idea of eating something indulgent AND having less stress too? Chocolate fits that profile perfectly because it provides us with a pleasurable experience as we savor it AND it contains powerful antioxidants that can help our body fight off the damage from stress. At the Oscars

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10 Deep Breaths

“For breath is life, and if you breathe well you will live long on earth.” Sanskrit Proverb You hear it everywhere — when stressed or angry, take a deep breath. But if you try it, it really works. Inhale slowly through your nose to the count of 8 focusing the

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Meditation – Fear

In this Mini Meditation, I share some thoughts on fear and how we can release ourselves from it. Do this meditation whenever you are overwhelmed or afraid of a potential situation or outcome. Click below to listen. Fear Meditation

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3 Tips for Stress Less Travel

When I travel, I tend to get a bit queasy and just plain “off.” I don’t know it’s motion, jet lag, altitude, lack of sleep or a combination but it all adds up to stress if I don’t manage it right. And when I travel with my daughter, it is

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6 Ways to Slay the Stress Bugs for Kids

My daughter often asks me about Happy Hour Effect. She knows it’s my company and what I do for work. I tried to explain to her what stress is. She didn’t get it. So I had to find a more creative way to explain that it is a condition we

Read More »

Chocolate for Stress Relief

Who doesn’t love the idea of eating something indulgent AND having less stress too? Chocolate fits that profile perfectly because it provides us with a pleasurable experience as we savor it AND it contains powerful antioxidants that can help our body fight off the damage from stress. At the Oscars

Read More »

10 Deep Breaths

“For breath is life, and if you breathe well you will live long on earth.” Sanskrit Proverb You hear it everywhere — when stressed or angry, take a deep breath. But if you try it, it really works. Inhale slowly through your nose to the count of 8 focusing the

Read More »

Meditation – Fear

In this Mini Meditation, I share some thoughts on fear and how we can release ourselves from it. Do this meditation whenever you are overwhelmed or afraid of a potential situation or outcome. Click below to listen. Fear Meditation

Read More »

3 Tips for Stress Less Travel

When I travel, I tend to get a bit queasy and just plain “off.” I don’t know it’s motion, jet lag, altitude, lack of sleep or a combination but it all adds up to stress if I don’t manage it right. And when I travel with my daughter, it is

Read More »