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12 Days of Mindful Living

Day One: A Day of Listening

Today, in the hustle, bustle, and busyness take time to listen.

“From Listening, Comes wisdom…” Proverb

TODAY’S MEDITATION:
Practice a 10-minute Meditation of listening to the sounds around you.  Listen to sounds far away, sounds in the space where you are and even the sounds of your own body.

MINDFUL ACTIVITIES:

  • Ask an elder to share a story from their past with you.
  • Read aloud a story with your partner/family/friend.
  • Sit and listen to some inspiring and spiritual music.

MOVEMENT
Take a walk in Silence and listen to the sounds around you.

Day Two: A Day of Appreciation

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The Twelve Mindsets of Living Alive: Part IV – Take Care of Mind, Body & Spirit

Nourishing yourself in a way that
helps you blossom in the direction you want to go is attainable,
and you are worth the effort.
– Deborah Day

This week I have fun quiz to share with you!

When I speak at conferences, schools or businesses I like to begin by defining wellness.

Wellness is a state of physical (body), mental (mind) and social development (inter and intra-personal) that cultivates over all well-being. It is an active process of learning, growing and making choices that lead toward a healthy and fulfilling life.

In this day of 24/7 communication, constant access to news and media, and our increasingly busy schedules we can easily forget that small things matter in the larger picture of our health and wellness. (more…)