Fixing my Smile Actually Fixed my Smile

 

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As far back as I can remember, I have been dreadfully ashamed of my teeth. I don’t recall if my baby teeth were nearly as bad, but when my adult teeth came in, you can instantly see my British heritage. (Sorry for the stereotype, but in this case it is true.)

The four front upper teeth have always been the issue. The centre two teeth are tilted inward, so they sort of kick out at the outside edges, especially on one side giving a distinct snaggletooth effect. (Or, as one nasty person on an online forum mentioned when I used to work in TV, a “rat tooth” look.) Continue reading “Fixing my Smile Actually Fixed my Smile”

Coffee Break Links

I’m back on the computer, not full time, but enough to post more often! Every week I’ll be posting links I’ve enjoyed – mostly good news, fascinating or thought provoking ideas, and some amusement.

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Concussion – a Sudden Wrench thrown into the Workings of Life

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I had a slew of plans for this October. A big VJ gig, launching a ton of new articles for this website, band rehearsals and songwriting… then a metal stand smashed into my head in the exact same place I was bashed late last January, so I have a second concussion.

How does one treat a concussion? Physical and cognitive rest, and no computer screens. Um, yeah. Working on computers is what I do. But the white-blue light really hurts, and this fragile land of headaches won’t ever stop if I don’t do this healing thing right.

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Coffee Break Links

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Every week I’ll be posting links I’ve enjoyed – mostly good news, fascinating or thought provoking ideas, and some amusement.

Continue reading “Coffee Break Links”

Taking Care of Yourself in an Emergency Situation

A month ago I was coming back from a camping trip, and we blew a tire on Highway 401. Now, I am absolutely terrified of cars, and highways, so this was a traumatic episode for me – I suddenly had to remember all of those lovely hippie things like finding your centre, breathing, not clenching my neck and shoulders as my body trying to curl up into itself with absolute horror.

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5 Ways To Help Manage Your Anxiety and Stress Right Now

Let’s Start with the Bonus Exercise – Look at this photo for one minute, or until you find the ant. If you can’t find it, answer at bottom.

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The Complete Breath

I’ll make an entire post about this soon, that goes into far more detail, but the short emergency version is this:

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Coffee Break Links

Every week or so I’ll be posting links I’ve enjoyed – mostly good news, fascinating or thought provoking ideas, and some amusement.

Every week or so I’ll be posting links I’ve enjoyed – mostly good news, fascinating or thought provoking ideas, and some amusement.

largephotocoffee

Continue reading “Coffee Break Links”