Encouragement

“Relax. Breathe in deep. Hold it. Let it out. Loosen your shoulders. Smile. Close your eyes. You’ll be surprised at how many voices you’ll hear, whispering sweet encouragement into your ear.” — Mike Dooley *   *   * Place of sweet relaxation, end of Smith’s Neck Rd., Old Lyme, Conn. — Photo by Margaret … More Encouragement

Light waves

“Take a deep breath and exhale slowly. Mentally picture all tiredness, tension, and fatigue leaving you. Visualize that a wave of golden light is entering you at the top of your head and passing throughout your entire body.” — Frederick Lenz “Let us dance in the sun, wearing wild flowers in our hair.” — Susan Polis … More Light waves

Stay cool

“Keep calm and pretend you are at the beach.” — author unknown Load your favorite inflatable beach buddy onto the back of a hot yellow Nash Metropolitan beach car, then “take a deep breath. Get present at the moment and ask yourself what is important this very second.” — Greg McKeown *   *   * Photo by Jan … More Stay cool