Mental Wellness Challenge – 2022, May 19

Mental Wellness Challenge 2022, May 19 Hello Blog… My last challenge was: Laugh – just laugh. If you can, laugh til there’s tears in your eyes…. Take the time to see. To see a budding leaf or a flower or plant struggling to break through the earth – to see the sun. Sing… Sing like nobody is listening – or sing like you have an audience – whatever you desire… but sing. Hope you...

Mental Wellness Challenge – 2022, May 11

Mental Wellness Challenge  2022, May 11 I haven’t checked in with my blog for the past couple of weeks… The straight up truth… I’m feeling stressed the F#%& out.  Not all bad stress – but stress none the less… My last challenge was to: Dream a little… Langston Hughes is quoted as “Hold fast to dreams, for if dreams die, you become a broken winged bird, that cannot fly.” I...

Mental Wellness Challenge – 2022, April 25

Mental Wellness Challenge  2022, April 25 Hello Blog… I didn’t blog last week – just wasn’t in me. Last week my challenge for you was to: Ask yourself – “How’s my lawn?” Touch base with where you are. Read a poem that resonates with you, or maybe listen to or sing along with a song that means something to you. Poetry and music are powerful emotional tools. Give yourself a spring....

Mental Wellness Challenge – 2022, April 14

Mental Wellness Challenge 2022, April 14 Easter Weekend – Spring is here – well, Spring is trying to… some places better or more quickly than others… My challenge for you last week was to: Phone a friend. Give someone, that you haven’t connected with in a long time, a call. Let it go. Pick something in your experience that is using up your energy and let it go. That very thing may very...

Mental Wellness Challenge – 2022, April 07

Mental Wellness Challenge 2022, April 07 I didn’t blog last week…  In my last challenge to you from March 24, I challenged you to: Practice gratitude. Share gratitude.  Tell folks that do things you are grateful for, that you appreciate what they have done. Quiet your mind. Find a space in your experience where you can quiet your mind and take a mental breath. Give yourself an ‘attaboy’...

Mental Wellness Challenge – 2022, March 24

Mental Wellness Challenge 2022, March 24 My last challenge was to: Challenge yourself. Step out of your comfort zone and try something new or do something out of the ordinary. Make a list – “One thing I am grateful for this week.” Add something/s to it each day of the week. Be a blessing to someone else. Show up for someone who needs a hand. While I didn’t rock my own challenge I did...

Mental Wellness Challenge – 2022, March 17

Mental Wellness Challenge  2022, March 17 Its not easy being green…. Well, another week screams by… My last challenge to you was to: Tell one person, every day, that you love them. You don’t have to use the words – you can show your caring through your actions – and perhaps that might even be more meaningful that just words. Give a friend, family member, family pet a huge hug. Feel...

Mental Wellness Challenge – 2022, March 10

Mental Wellness Challenge 2o22, March 10 Another week has slipped through my hands… Last week I challenged y’all to: Listen two times more than you speak. Be intentionally attentive. Keep your opinions to yourself. Good bad or otherwise – let’s all work to turn the heat down on and in our experiences. Find some way to blow off some steam – sing, dance, shout, cry, laugh, run, jump,...

Mental Wellness Challenge – 2022, March 03

Mental Wellness Challenge 2022, March 03 I don’t know about anyone else – but I’m feeling an incredible level of stress.  The world just seems like such a nutzo place right now…  so – ya, I don’t feel good. Last week my challenge was to: Stretch your body. Get up, touch the sky – get up on your toes and really reach for the sky.  Bend over, touch your toes.  Put your arms out to...