Some helpful, healthful hints



Dear Editor:

Here are some thoughts you might find useful:

  1. Wash your hands like you’ve been chopping jalapeños and you need to change your contacts.

— Dr. Bonnie Henry

  1. If you are feeling fearful, anxious, or just nervous, modify your breathing. Breathe in through your nose and out your mouth. Do this at least 10 times. If necessary, try blowing out your mouth for 10 times more. (Still breathing in through your nose.) Stop if you get light-headed.

— Dr. Andrew Weil

  1. It takes an average of nine minutes listening to music to feel happier. The best type of music has a fast tempo, positive lyrics and a driving rhythm.

— various British researchers, as reported in The Christian Science Monitor Weekly, April 20, 2020

  1. Some good apps for educating and inspiring children are: Khan Academy Kids, ScratchJr, Prodigy, Play and Learn Science and Superhero Comic Book Maker.

— The Week (April 24, 2020)

There is more good stuff on your computer, for example virtual tours. Just look around.

Dusty Bailey

Hancock

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