Spa Day

“I wish I could do an entire spa day.” — Martina McBride relax just for now hot tub with exotic oils soothing wins out *   *   * Spa Day ~ Everyone need to relax, even the egrets • Photo at Rocky Neck Spa by Jan Logozzo • ”Spa Day” haiku poem by Mary O’Connor © … More Spa Day

Relax

“I believe that if you truly understand the importance of relaxation, you will make time for it in your schedule.” — Gudjon Bergmann *   *   * Morning Break — Photo by Mary O’Connor © 2017

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

“All that is important comes in quietness and waiting.” — Patrick Lindsay

“It’s very important that we re-learn the art of resting and relaxing. Not only does it help prevent the onset of many illnesses that develop through chronic tension and worrying; it allows us to clear our minds, focus, and find creative solutions to problems.” — Thich Nhat Hanh Pine needles and oak leaves float at … More “All that is important comes in quietness and waiting.” — Patrick Lindsay

“I like to sit in my backyard. I go out on the hammock…

and sit in silence and kind of meditate. Nature is calming, and it’s nice to go out there and clear my head.” — Devon Werkheiser “Your best ideas, those eureka moments that turn the world upside down, seldom come when you’re juggling emails, rushing to meet the 5 P.M. deadline or straining to make your … More “I like to sit in my backyard. I go out on the hammock…

“The quiet place is the think tank of the soul.”

“It reaches deeply. By going into nature and letting go, and reaching that deep spiritual level, quiet is quieting. It is also medically healing in that it’s lowering your blood pressure and taking those stress hormones out of your blood stream. But it’s also in the peace of mind. How often do we use the … More “The quiet place is the think tank of the soul.”