Saturday, June 13

Today is Saturday, June 13, 2020. The ducks have so much to say to each other as they paddle around together.

Connecting with each other around the world, moments of reflection can allow us to see beauty and recognize and share in the love and kindness around us.  We share these daily anchoring messages across the globe to offer a simple routine that can be used to center us in order to create a better future for all.

Today’s Inspiration: A Quote from Anais Nin

“Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.”

Photos by Dan Deziel, “Dawn at Dusk”


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

  • Straighten your spine. Roll your shoulders back and down, 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.
  • Hum
    1. Hum a very low-pitched sound (or say “om”) repeatedly, at a slow steady state.
    2. Feel the vibration rumble in your chest. Notice where it starts and where it spreads out.
    3. Slow the speed down even further. Smile.

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 working together towards solutions. We can do this. 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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