Hi everybody Yvonne Heath here from Love Your Life to Death.
I am taking a little break outside, as I always encourage people to do.
Five minutes of fresh air, listening to the birds, watching the squirrels and the odd turkey running by.
Today, I'm sharing something very special with you.
My friend Pete Bombaci
is an amazing human who started the GenWell Project
that is focused on generating wellness.
They are addressing social isolation and loneliness
in a world of over 7 billion people.
There are so many in silos of silence and isolation.
We may not be even aware that maybe it's our neighbour next door.
So twice a year, The GenWell Project encourage us to have
a GenWell Weekend.
This year, 2022, it falls on May 6 through 8th, which is coming up soon. They encourage everyone to have a face to face, social human interaction. Not digital, especially after two years of a pandemic.
(Yes, I know it isn't completely over.) Yet we can still gather even if it is with two people having tea with a neighbour who is lonely.
Pete and I are so on the same page, we want you to take it even further by just showing up for even more than one person or more than one time.
Better yet, host some sort of social gathering and make it a priority.
It is happening on Mother's Day weekend here in Canada and the United States. Perhaps there are mothers who are lonely, perhaps they cannot be with their children, or perhaps their children have died. Maybe they could just want to celebrate.
So, let's get everyone together.
Please click below on the video link,
where it explains a little more about the GenWell Project.
Then please go to the website, you will find that link below, too.
Think about what you might be able to do to increase your social connection and reach out to somebody who perhaps could really use a little company. And of course, then I encourage you to just keep thinking of doing something wonderful to just show up for just one more on a regular basis.
We know that social connection makes a huge difference for people.
I'm excited on that weekend, I am going to invite my new neighbours to come over to our backyard and have a potluck with appetizers, drinks, music, and the fun of getting to know one another.
I'd love to know what you are going to do.
Thank you, Pete, for all that you do with the GetWell Project.
It is incredible.
Please post what you are planning to do or what you did, I so look forward to reading more about what everyone planned on their special weekend. Thanks everyone. Bye for now.
Link to video:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1V2PH3OjC_c
Link to GenWell Project Website: https://genwellproject.org/
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