This years theme is "Five Ways, Five Days" - couldn't suit me better if they tried! Join me in this free challenge as I embrace the "five" theme. Over 5 days I'll share resources to help you, your whānau, friends, colleagues, be in better mental health:
Monday = Mindfulness (ideas + a short mindfulness exercise you can do anywhere)
Tuesday = Moods & Foods (three short presentations)
Wednesday = Different ways to be active - join me at 8am at Petone Wharf for a stroll along the Esplanade
Thursday = Let's connect - pop in to the nourishe clinic between 12.30-2pm & say "hi", + facebook, instagram, in this program....
Friday = The 1 Minute learning concept
Meet Deborah - your host for the week:
After 20+ years in the hospitality & tourism industry, in leadership and management roles across both, Deborah now works 1:1 with clients experiencing stress & anxiety. She has a passion for helping you reduce anxiety and improve your health.
Deborah uses her 15 years of Naturopathic training, knowledge, & experience to run short programmes & challenges, designed to get you thinking.
Deborah works both from her Petone clinic, nourishe health & wellness, and online.
Take Notice | Me Aro Tonu – Monday
Take Notice refers to the practice of mindfulness. Mindfulness can be thought of as open and receptive attention to, and awareness of, what is occurring in the present moment.
Give | Tukua – Tuesday
Give refers to actions based on kindness, altruism, or generosity. Carrying out acts of kindness boosts our happiness, life satisfaction, and overall wellbeing.
Be Active | Me Kori Tonu – Wednesday
Widely recognised as being crucial for physical health and fitness, being active is also a powerful mood booster.
Being active can not only make us feel good, it also enhances our thinking and learning abilities.
Connect | Me Whakawhanaunga – Thursday
Connection is the ngākau/heart of our wellbeing. It weaves us together, making us feel seen, heard, and understood. When we nurture meaningful connections with others, we fuel our own happiness.
Keep Learning | Me Ako Tonu – Friday
Keep Learning refers to ‘exercising our mind’ – almost like taking our brain to the gym.Any activity that challenges our thinking and expands our consciousness improves our ability to think.