Archive for April, 2022

It’s Time for a Self-Care Plan

By Katie Starrantino
April 19th, 2022 Health & Wellness No Comments

Self-care is any activity you perform that helps you maintain and improve your own well-being.  When I speak with clients, I often use the analogy of a mug full of tea.  You start off with a full mug and then you may pour some to your grandchildren, to your volunteer activities, to a parishioner at your church.  By the end of the day, your mug is empty, and it needs to be filled back up.  Self-care helps us do that.

One of the best ways to start a self-care plan is to focus in on the dimensions of wellness.  These dimensions are: physical, intellectual, emotional, s…

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There are over 300,000 Quakers around the world.  The highest concentration is in Africa.  Although it can be challenging to get an exact count among all the branches, it is estimated that there are around 75,000 Quakers in the United States. This is the Quaker Community and brings to life an important Quaker value – the “C” of the SPICES “Community”.

A map developed by the Friends World Committee for Consultation shows concentrations of Quaker Communities across the world. It includes the various branches of Quakerism.  These branches share a connection in the Socie…

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