Whew! The last week or so has been intense. I’m hearing from many friends and clients that they’re feeling untethered, emotional and having trouble finding their center. One self-care practice that has enormous benefits and is a non-negotiable for me, is starting my day intentionally. For me that looks like meditating for 20 minutes before I even get out of bed, stretching a bit, having a mug of hot water/lemon and taking a few minutes to reflect on how I want to BE at work, at home and in my interactions with others. Want more? From our favorites vault, read Five Ways to Have Your Best Day Ever and perhaps consider how you start your day. Here’s my challenge for the week:
How you start your day is how you “do” your day. In as little as 5 minutes of morning meditation/stillness you can feel the long-lasting affects! For more ideas and support on how to start your day intentionally and other favorite self-care practices, watch my session on The Power of You: Daily Self-Care Practices to Energize and Empower on the FREE Self-Care Summit (last day to watch this for free)!
WANT TO MAKE YOUR SELF-CARE A PRIORITY? HERE ARE THREE OPPORTUNITIES!
- May 10-17: Global Self-Care Summit ~ LAST DAY TO VIEW THIS FOR FREE! An online event featuring Dr. Kelly McGonigal, Sharon Salzberg, Kristin Neff, yours truly and 35 more authors in an event designed to help you prioritize your self-care! My workshop on Self-Care Practices for Everyday Life airs May 16th-17th. Click here to register for FREE!
- Want to empower your employees with new self-care tools? Schedule me to create a balanced living workshop or presentation to help your team, organization or employees feel less stressed and more resilient, creative and focused. For 20+ years I’ve been working with companies/organizations such as Kaiser Permanente, Ernst & Young, Women in Conservation, the Council on Family Violence, Bank of America, the Center for Women in Law, the Hewlett Foundation and more. Email workshops at reneetrudeau dot com. Learn more here.
- Wild Souls Nature Adventures (based in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western NC) offers magical, nature-based mindfulness & resiliency programs and events help you feel more grounded, alive and balanced. New offerings are listed each week. Or have me design a custom experience for your team or friends Read more and sign up to get notices!
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