EAU CLAIRE, Wis. — Practicing mindful thankfulness is one way to boost spirits, feel happier and enhance overall health. Join Mayo Clinic Health System for “Discover Gratitude,” a free virtual program, from March 30 to May 1. Participants will journal daily about the big and small things in life that they are thankful for, track their efforts to do something kind for others and challenge themselves to dedicate time to be present in the moment.
“Many sources agree that having a positive outlook on life can help improve your mental well-being,” says Sara Carstens, director of Community Engagement and Wellness at Mayo Clinic Health System. “Sharing kindness and being mindful supports this positive shift. We hope community members will find that after journaling for 30 days, they notice an improved outlook and an increased feeling of resilience. We encourage people to complete this challenge with their families or the important people in their lives. The value of this program truly is in the journey.”
People of all ages are invited to participate. The community is welcome to join individually, or with a group or classroom. Everyone can benefit from the power of gratitude — get inspired.
Register for “Discover Gratitude,” and print a journal by March 28. Registrants will receive a weekly email that provides additional education and inspiration about having a positive outlook. If you don’t receive an email March 30, check your junk email. Journals are private and will not be collected.
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