People who have an itinerant, nomadic lifestyle and are inclined toward an unconventional way of life. Romani, Vlachs (Aromani), Yeniche, Sinti, Irish Travellers, Ruska Roma, Banjara, Sea Gypsies. Are Gypsies the Israelite tribe of Dan?
Great for ADD and ADHD, mandalas are now used in some American schools. Teachers hand out coloring pages & worksheets. They find that coloring mandalas helps their students to focus attention & to regain emotional balance. Mandalas are now being used by art therapists in work with their clients. According to Carl Jung, the Swiss psychiatrist, mandalas symbolize "a safe refuge of inner reconciliation and wholeness."
"A joyful heart is good medicine..." says the Bible. Laughter is an antidote to stress, pain, and conflict, and a tool for good physical and mental health. Laughter can...1) relieve physical tension and stress, 2) decrease stress hormones and increase immune cells and infection-fighting antibodies, thus improving your resistance to disease, 3) trigger the release of endorphins, giving you a sense of well-being and relieving pain, 4) improve the function of blood vessels and increase blood flow, which can protect you against a heart attack and other cardiovascular problems. Mentally and emotionally, laughter can 1) add joy and zest to your life, 2) ease anxiety and fear, 3) relieve stress, 4) improve your mood and 5) enhance resilience.