Wednesday, April 6

Today is Wednesday, April 6, 2022. Being curious, how did the squirrels spend their winter?

A quote by: Harriet Tubman “Every great dream begins with a dreamer.  Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.”

 Photo from: drewsulockcreations

April is about Springing forward.  Let’s take some time to explore strategies and activities for continued growth.  Start your day with the intention to become more aware of a particular action, then place your focus on that action during the day.  Examples of actions you may want to focus on:

    • Opening doors
    • Greeting coworkers or acquaintances
    • Picking up your phone
    • Drinking water

Use this Mindfulness Activity to Re-energize your Body and Mind whenever you need a moment to reset – while waiting, before, after, or to transition between activities:

    • 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.
    • As you continue to belly breathe, smile. Connect to the sensations on your face. Notice how it feels to bring a gentle smile to your face.

Recharge yourself and share positive energy when you repeat:  

“I am [*Name*]. I can do this. As I connect to my vision, courage, strength, and wisdom, I am open to the Love and positive energy around me. I send loving kindness and compassion to all people including me. Together, we can do great things.”

With gratitude and appreciation for all beings,

Naomi Parrella, MD & Fran Lee, FNP 

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