Destress Monday: Take a Rainbow Walk

From our friends at the

This Monday, look to encourage the children in your life to embrace the concept of mindfulness. Although the idea may seem abstract at first, DeStress Monday has developed a number of tools that can help children, adolescents, and teenagers get a better grasp of how mindfulness practices should make them feel.

Start with these three simple practices.

Clear Your Head with Meditation


From our friends at The Monday Campaigns:

This Monday, take a moment to destress with a one-minute meditation. Just one minute can help you calm your mind and clear your head!

Try one of our downloadable meditations today and start feeling more relaxed.

Destress Monday: Find Your Happy Place

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If you’re already dreading the week ahead when you wake up Monday morning, take a deep breath and find your happy place. Guided visualization is a relaxation tool used to reduce stress and provide a calming effect on the entire body. Rather than head into your week in a frazzled state, take five minutes this Monday to create a safe haven in your mind.

Read more here.

Join Author/Musician Shana Smith at Decatur Healing Arts

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Healthy Monday: Breathe!


Take some time to meditate each day. You will be glad you did!

Here are some resources to get you started:

Enjoy Meditation

Meditation 101

Yoga Journal on Meditation

Visit the Shambala Meditation Center on Church Street for a free lesson on Tuesday evenings.

Insight Timer is a FREE app that offers a timer and some guided meditations to get you started.

Healthy Monday: Try Meditation


Try some guided meditations here.

We also like the phone ap Insight Timer. This app offers guided meditations as well as a timer.