April 2014 Blog Posts (7)

3 Positives exercise - keeping at it!

Wondering if anyone else tried the 3 Positives & Why approach, discussed in my last blog posting?

I tried it - for 12 consecutive days. It was actually nice. I found it to be a refreshing way to take a 5-10 minute break during my day. Taking a breather to reflect on what was going well in the day, and why (trying to internalize what I was doing that was making it positive). The best part of the practice was that by writing it down (I kept a small notebook), it forced me…

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Added by Charles Dimov on April 26, 2014 at 5:30pm — 2 Comments

Book Review: Man's Search for Meaning

This week, I thought I would share a review of "Man's Search for Meaning" by Holocaust survivor Victor E. Frankl. Austrian born Fralkl was laborer in 4…

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Added by Amanda @Kamazooie on April 25, 2014 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Dealing with Dementia

We're being called the sandwich generation; but I think there has always been a sandwich generation, maybe even to a greater extent before than now; I think it is more of a sandwich phase of life. My siblings and I now find ourselves dealing with dementia in our family. We are very fortunate because our mother is in her 91st year and still doing very well but her short term memory is challenged and this, and other things, cause her confusion and anxiety.

Even though I'm not yet…

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Added by Brian Ritchie on April 22, 2014 at 6:00pm — 3 Comments

Are you achieving "balance" in your life?

This week, as we head into the nicer weather and the upcoming Easter & Passover long weekend, we at Kamazooie thought we would investigate the topic of balance.

Obviously, balance can mean many things, and at different parts of our life, the factors we have to balance against each other changes: career versus family, savings versus spending, kids…

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Added by Amanda @Kamazooie on April 16, 2014 at 5:00pm — 2 Comments

Working at Being Positive

Greetings Kamazooie members: 

I'm not sure what area of the world you're in but it looks like a great Spring day in most of the Americas today which covers a lot of our members. 

I usually work on a positive message piece for circulation to our membership each week but this time I'm going to circulate something from one of our new members, Charles.…

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Added by Amanda @Kamazooie on April 12, 2014 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

Flourish - 3 Positives exercise working out

As I drive to work, I started listening to Flourish by Martin Seligman. He is the psychologist who started the whole positive psychology movement. One of his first suggestions is a little exercise I am working on ... and it seems to have some good results - of helping me stay more positive. 

This exercise is to get a small journal, and each day - write down three positive things that you did or that happened today. It could be as simple as "it was a sunny and warm…

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Added by Charles Dimov on April 11, 2014 at 7:58pm — 2 Comments

Are you a "continual learner"?

Greetings Kamazooies! 

Just a little thought as…

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Added by Amanda @Kamazooie on April 4, 2014 at 4:30pm — 4 Comments

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Selecting the Right Aluminium Sliding Door Supplier

Posted by Jack Smith on June 28, 2019 at 9:00am 0 Comments

Aluminium sliding doors are perfect additions in new homes as they offer several benefits and can add style and elegance to any property. They allow optimum levels of natural light to enter a room ensuring adequate light and visibility. These doors also prevent heat and cold transfer from the outside to the interiors of the home. They are a lot more functional than the other door options.

Aluminium sliding…

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Importance of Having the Right Office Chair

Posted by Jack Smith on June 20, 2019 at 2:42am 0 Comments

An office chair is an integral part of any organisation, without which it is impossible to work comfortably. The employees work for the whole day, sitting on the chairs. Hence, the chairs need to be comfortable and offer the much-needed support, which is necessary for long working hours. If a person sits in an uncomfortable chair, it can have adverse…

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Types and Benefits of Using Plastic Containers

Posted by Jack Smith on June 14, 2019 at 6:01am 0 Comments

Plastic is one of the most commonly used materials in the world. It is readily available at an affordable price. Various industries like food and manufacturing industries have grown immensely and are continuing to grow thus, the need for containers to preserve items well is more than ever. There are many plastic containers suppliers in Cape Town, who offer high-quality…

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Using Scaffolding for Construction Purposes

Posted by Jack Smith on June 11, 2019 at 9:49am 0 Comments

The process of scaffolding can be described as a temporary yet critical process utilised to elevate, offer positional advantage and support, and supply materials during the vital stages of the construction process. A construction process is generally conducted to either clean or repair an existing structure. The scaffolding is installed before the commencement of the maintenance work. Thus, irrespective of the size and shape of the building – the procedure of using a scaffolding is…

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