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Self-care Challenge 9: Get moving!

Time to "Make a Change - Make a Difference"!

Challenge #9


For five days choose to get moving!
Remind yourself that you are worthy of a healthy life.

Wellness begins in the heart. 

You do not have to run a marathon or compete in an iron man.  Just get up and get moving!  Can’t get up?  We get it. Swing and sway in your chair. Play some music. Get the blood flowing. 

 You did not do anything to deserve this illness.  But there is something you can do to change it.  You can take control.  You can practice "Self-Care".  

Take action toward wellness with the Health Storylines App by recording your feelings in the MyJournal.

"I am worthy of a healthy life"

1.     Carefully and with intention get moving. 

2.     Play some music. Feel it in your blood. 

3.     Make a change and move to the beat of the world!

4.     Record feelings in My Journal

5.     Share the moment:  #selfcareMVMT

Let these intentions carry you away into a beautiful positive life.  


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Because together we’ve got this!

#challenge #dowhatyoucan #spon #takethatms 


Smile at the World!

Register at the Health Storylines App,  

use the My Journal tool.


brought to you by Caroline Craven, GirlwithMS, Self-Care Catalysts and Health Storylines

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Keep Checking Back - More Tips to Come!


(*This is not a medical site nor am I a medical professional -- These are items that have either worked for me or look promising based on research.*)