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Thursday, October 10, 2013

Here are some holidays and observances I'm adding to my calendar to help me stay on track through the coming year:

The first Monday of EVERY MONTH will be a "Celebrate Life Day".

October is Emotional Wellness month and I'm definitely observing this now with my focus on emotional eating.

October 24th: Food Day -- a nationwide celebration and a movement for healthy, affordable, and sustainable food.

November 1st: Give Up Your "Shoulds" Day -- give up a "should" for the day (or longer) that leads to stress, guilt, misery, or any sort of sadness

November 3rd: Sandwich Day

November 14th: Loosen Up, Lighten Up Day -- definitely something my type A personality needs to improve upon.

January 21st, 2014: Rid the World of Fad Diets and Gimmicks Day

In February, I will be observe International Expect Success Month.

In March, I will observe National Nutrition Month.

March 2nd -- 8th: National Sleep Awareness Week

April is Physical Wellness Month.

April 2nd: National Walking Day

April 15th: National Stress Awareness Day

May will be National Bike Month and I plan to be out riding my bike as often as possible.

June 5th: National Running Day

July is National Blueberries Month (one of my favorite foods).

July 3rd: Compliment Your Mirror Day

July 26th: National Dance Day: meant to promote dance education and physical fitness.

August 1st -- 7th: Simplify Your Life Week

August 3rd: Watermelon Day (another of my favorite summertime treats)

August 13th: International Lefthander's Day (I'm left-handed)

August 15th: National Relaxation Day. Definitely something I need to do better with -- it's that type A thing again.

September 20th: International Eat an Apple Day

September 24th: National Women's Health and Fitness Day

Now, to go put these in my calendar before I forget!

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