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SELF CARE SUNDAYS: CURL UP WITH A BOOK

SELF CARE SUNDAYS: CURL UP WITH A BOOK

We missed last Sunday and I apologize for that... I guess my self care that day was not worrying about posting on social media. πŸ™‚ Sometimes you just need a break, right? Anyhow, back with a new suggestion for today and it's one that I've been doing already this week:...

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BLACK LIVES MATTER

BLACK LIVES MATTER

Today is Black Out Tuesday, so I share this short message without any hashtags. I want to keep the lines of communication open to those who are taking action and need to access important information quickly. But, I did want to say that I see you and I'm proud of the...

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SELF CARE SUNDAYS: TAKE A WALK IN NATURE

SELF CARE SUNDAYS: TAKE A WALK IN NATURE

It's a beautiful time of year to get out in nature! And a gorgeous day here in New England. So, if you're able, try to get out in nature today to clear your mind and engage your senses. Remember, during times of struggle we need to recharge. It's not being selfish –...

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THE PURPOSE OF LIFE IS…

THE PURPOSE OF LIFE IS…

"The purpose of life is not to be happy, but to matter – to be productive, to be useful, to have it make some difference that you have lived at all." –Leo Rosten

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TAKE ACTION TUESDAYS: BECOME AN ORGAN DONOR

TAKE ACTION TUESDAYS: BECOME AN ORGAN DONOR

Statistics show that 90% of U.S. adults support organ donation, but only 60% are actually signed up as donors. So, today's Take Action Tuesday is to be sure that you are signed up as an organ donor because you can save lives! One donor can save up to 8 lives and...

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SELF CARE SUNDAYS: HYDRATE

SELF CARE SUNDAYS: HYDRATE

Taking better care of ourselves results into being able to help others on a deeper level. And what better way to take care of ourselves on a warm Sunday afternoon than remembering to keep hydrated! A simple self care suggestion for your holiday weekend....

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TAKE ACTION TUESDAYS: PLANT SOME WILDFLOWERS

TAKE ACTION TUESDAYS: PLANT SOME WILDFLOWERS

This Take Action Tuesday tip is a quick and easy one if you have a patch of dirt or an empty pot! Wildflower seeds can be purchased locally or online and they don't take much maintenance at all. Planting even a small patch can help, so sprinkle some seeds outside or...

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SELF CARE SUNDAYS: WRITE A GRATITUDE LIST

SELF CARE SUNDAYS: WRITE A GRATITUDE LIST

For today's Self Care Sunday we are focusing on gratitude. Even when we're feeling stressed or things are falling down around us, it's still possible to find something to be grateful for. And the more gratitude we feel, the better we feel. And the better we feel, the...

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DON’T GET SUCKED INTO SOMEONE ELSE’S ‘WHY’

DON’T GET SUCKED INTO SOMEONE ELSE’S ‘WHY’

If you haven't watched Simon Sinek's "How Great Leaders Inspire Action" Ted Talk, then you need to. In it, he outlines why consumers buy – and (spoiler alert) it's not about the 'What' or the 'How', it's about the 'Why'. And much like our decisions to purchase things,...

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TAKE ACTION TUESDAYS: START A CHRISTMAS GIFT JAR

TAKE ACTION TUESDAYS: START A CHRISTMAS GIFT JAR

Okay, talking about Christmas in May might seem a little strange, but hear me out! This Take Action Tuesday idea is one that you'll want to start today in order to be ready for the holidays. And it's super simple. All you need is a jar -- nothing fancy, although...

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SELF CARE SUNDAYS: DO SOME GARDENING

SELF CARE SUNDAYS: DO SOME GARDENING

Much like putting your own oxygen mask on first before helping those around you, self care is a vital part of being able to give back at your fullest potential. It's easy to slip into the routine of giving all you've got, but it can lead to burnout in the blink of an...

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SAVE THE PLANET SATURDAYS: ROASTED CHICKPEAS

SAVE THE PLANET SATURDAYS: ROASTED CHICKPEAS

The smallest efforts can add up to have the biggest impact, and that's why I'm sharing this new series with you – Save the Planet Saturdays! So many people I know care about our planet and want to take steps to lessen their negative impact. Well, it turns out that...

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The Cost of Not Being Able to Help

The Cost of Not Being Able to Help

If you're following along with us at The Giving Back Society, then it's pretty safe to assume that you like to give back. To make a difference. To make the world a better place, whether in small ways or with big impact. And that's awesome! But, like many of us, you...

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