Category Archives: Acceptance

Motivation Monday

** Take criticism seriously, but not personally. If there is truth or merit in the criticism, try to learn from it. Otherwise, let it roll right off you. — Hillary Clinton ** When I experience a disappointment, allowing myself to … Continue reading

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Motivation Monday

The ordinary arts we practice every day at home are of more importance to the soul than their simplicity might suggest. — Thomas Moore * You’ll simplify your life and feel inspired if you learn to play rather than work your … Continue reading

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Welcome November

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TED Talk Tuesday

Start a “better than nothing habit.” Focus on the small steps you take each day. Consistency is key. Celebrate the small wins. The goal is to be better than your previous self, not better than other people. 

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Mindful Monday

Christoper Germer and Kristin Neff created this guided meditation from their  Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) course. Start your week taking a moment to slow down and check-in with your amazing body, from head to toe! This practice offers kindness, understanding, acceptance, and … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday

Wellness Book Recommendations  *Not listed in any particular order.   “The Joy of Movement: How Exercise Helps Us Find Happiness, Hope, Connection, and Courage” by Kelly McGonigal, PhD Learn More on NPR Buy Now on Amazon   “Live More Happy” by … Continue reading

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Find Happiness in August

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Motivation Monday

A New Way to Journal! Begin each day feeling more grateful, focused, and positive. . .  In the morning write in your journal about the three (3) following topics: Gratitude What are you grateful for in your life? Goals What are … Continue reading

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Meditation Monday

Loving-Kindness Meditation A way to calm a frenzied mind, express gratitude, and be happy. Practicing kindness is one of the simplest ways to be happy. Recent research finds that kind people tend to be more content with their relationships and … 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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