Are you familiar with the Five Love Languages? My top Love Language is GIFTS. Not because I like to receive (although, don’t get me wrong, I DO) but because I find great joy in GIVING and SHARING awesome things with others.
I have no idea how this will look after a few months…it may be 1200 pages long, but I’m going to give it a go!
Needing INSPIRATION and JOY:
1) My number ONE go to for IN-THE-MOMENT mood lifter and mind shifter is the music of Jason Mraz. My personal anthems that I’ve played in times of duress (one week, I played the first song on repeat continuously while at my old job because it kept me from puking or curling into a fetal position).
Watch Living In the Moment by Jason Mraz on YouTube.
Watch Make it Mine by Jason Mraz on YouTube.
Get Your Groove On For A Good Cause!
Join One Billion Rising to Break The Chain of Violence & Abuse
Learn the dance everyone will be doing below from choreographer, Debbie Allen.
“Of the many things I’ve choreographed in my life this might be the most important. This is part of of a huge, international worldwide initiative for women of all races, creeds, religions, and colors, to come together in unity with one voice in solidarity against the violence towards women.” – Debbie Allen
View the lyrics to “Break the Chain” here.
All-Time Favorite Summer Read:
Gifts from the Sea- by Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Inner Wisdom: Meditations for the Heart & Soul- by Louise Hay
The Gift Of Loving Kindness: 100 Mindful Practices for Compassion, Generosity and Forgiveness- by Mary Brantley
Life Changing Read:
“Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, A Man Who Could Cure the World”– by Tracey Kidder
The Great Work of Your Life: A Guide for the Journey to Your True Calling- by Stephen Cope
The Gifts of Imperfection- by Brené Brown
Daring Greatly- by Brené Brown
Finding Your Way In A Wild New World – by Martha Beck
World Knowledge- by Dr. Paul Farmer:
Pathologies of Power
Infections & Inequalities