Thursday, May 7

Today, is Thursday, May 7, 2020.  The sky is bright. The Full Flower Moon is tonight.

While we are settled in uncertainty, we can recognize the love and kindness around us, always.

During these times of uncertainty, structured routines help. As we progress, we are adapting our daily anchoring message for you, your coworkers, your loved ones, and your community.

Today’s Inspiration: A Quote from Lau Tzu, Tao Te Ching

“Simplicity, patience, compassion.
These three are your greatest treasures.
Simple in actions and thoughts, you return to the source of being.
Patient with both friends and enemies, you accord with the way things are.
Compassionate toward yourself, you reconcile all beings in the world.”

*Another uplifting inspiration, 3:35 minute YouTube, too good to not share. “The Great Realisation: Hindsight 2020”

Here’s what you can do today, right now, during transitions, after listening to the news or when going to sleep:  

  • Roll your shoulders back, smile to yourself, & relax your jaw.
  • Take slow deep belly breaths, allowing your stomach to rise with each breath in and relax with each breath out. You may find that each breath gets better and better. Allow your shoulders to relax on each exhale.
  • To boost your energy, take a deep breath while changing your posture.
    1. Feel the lengthening of your spine, the opening of your hips.
    2. Move your joints, shake out your arms and legs.

Anchor yourself with this daily statement:    

“I am [*Name*]. I am doing what I can to be helpful. I love myself because I have kindness and love in my heart and soul. I am part of the global community and we are all working together to get through this. This is temporary. We are moving forward together. As I think about those I love and care for, I send loving kindness out to all people.”

With gratitude and appreciation for all beings,    

Naomi Parrella, MD & Fran Lee, FNP   

 

 

 

 

 

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