Category Archives: Appreciation

Laughter is Medicine

With a new U.S. spike in COVID19 and continued racial inequality protests, we need to prepare not panic. We need to peacefully protest and embrace change. Anxiety is a natural response to fear. We are not “crazy” to feel anxious. We need to … Continue reading

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Happy 4th of July!

  A special 4th of July message from YMCA of Greater Seattle CEO and President, Loria Yeadon: What is Freedom? As we observe the July 4th national holiday which historically symbolizes independence, liberty, and justice, at this moment in our … Continue reading

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Welcome July!

A new month. A fresh start. What new healthy behavior will you start (or continue) this month?

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TED Talk Tuesday

When was the last time you experienced joy? How do cherry blossoms, rainbows, bubbles, and googly eyes make you feel? Where can you find joy? Writer and designer, Ingrid Fetell Lee’s TED Talk, Where Joy Hides and How to Find It, shares the … Continue reading

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Motivation Monday

You are never given the power to dream without the equivalent power to manifest that dream and make it your physical reality. — Dr. Wayne W. Dyer

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Monday Motivation

There are smoother and calmer paths ahead… There is light at the end of a dark tunnel… What three wishes will you make this week?

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Therapy Thursday

Do you feel stuck in life right now? Do you want to learn ways to get unstuck and thrive in work and life? Harvard Medical School psychologist, Susan David, discusses emotional agility in her 2017 TEDWomen Talk, The Gift and Power of Emotional Courage. … Continue reading

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TED Talk Tuesday

When was the last time you failed? How did you feel? What steps did you take to move forward? What did you learn? Co-founder of the movement Fuckup Nights and Executive Director for the Failure Institute, Leticia Gasca developed the first think … Continue reading

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A New Month. A Fresh Start!

Welcome June! What healthy change (big or small) will you commit to this month? How will you create a supportive environment to reach success? What will it feel like to accomplish your goal?

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Thankful Thursday

What is one thing you are grateful for today? Take a short 10 second break to write down the first thing that comes to mind.  Big and grandiose or small and simple.  10 seconds of a soothing, calming waterfall at … Continue reading

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