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...

Mental Wellness Challenge – 2022, February 22

Mental Wellness Challenge  2022, February 22 It’s been a couple of weeks since my last post.  I’ve been pre-occupied with “STUFF”… and very simply did not feel much like blogging. In my last post I challenged you to: Watch a sunrise. Draw a geometric shape that represents how you feel. Then color it – give the emotions you are feeling right then – some colour.  There’s no right...

Mental Wellness Challenge – 2022, February 10

Mental Wellness Challenge  2022, February 10 Hello Blog Longer days, warmer weather – not terrible!!! Last week my challenge was to: Blow off some steam – unload some stress. Take some exercise.  Write a little.  Watch a funny movie and laugh – laugh belly laughs…. Or maybe sit quietly and let your stress flow away from you. Lend someone a hand. Hold the door some someone at the store,...

Mental Wellness Challenge – 2022, Feb 02

Mental Wellness Challenge 2022, February 02 February already… My last challenge was: Take a piece of paper and pen, write down 10 things, in your experience, that you are grateful for… maybe it’s the food you have to eat, the clothes you have to wear, the cup of warm coffee or clean water that you have to drink, the friend sitting in the chair beside you… just write down 10. Then I want...

Mental Wellness Challenge – 2022, January 27

Mental Wellness Challenge  2022, January 27 Hello Blog – another week has slipped through the hourglass of my life.  Some good grains – some meh grains – some not so good grains…  all that – and I’m still here… Last time I wrote, my challenge was to: Take 5 minutes to stop.  Be still for 5 minutes.  Use a clock if you have to.  In those 5 minutes don’t answer the phone, read...