Alas, I need something positive to say after those somewhat somber posts. So … I bring you a link to Holly and Valerie’s “How to Celebrate ‘Feel Better Day’!” They love acrostics, over there, at Fresh Living. And I like to read them because they remind me of all the ones I composed as a kid. So here is … how to celebrate, “Feel Better Day”!

F – Freshen your surroundings; wash blankets, bedding, surfaces until they’re clear and clean.
E – Exercise your body and feel your heart pumping strong and steady.
E – Eat a seasonal, healthy meal as reward to your body for getting better.
L – Light a candle (soy or beeswax, please!) and meditate on your reunion with health.
B – Breathe deeply and rejoice at the vibration of a clear, full, healthy breath.
E – Experience fortifying, soothing essential oils like rose, lavender, and linden flower.
T – Thank those who brought you soup, sent kind emails, or just listened to you whine.
T – Turn on the radio and sing out loud, celebrating the power of your voice.
E – Engage your life; reconnect with your friends, clear your email in-box, declare, “I’m back!”
R – Ritualize the moment–say a prayer or mantra, toss the tissues, or create your own.
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