This is part of Mindstream’s participation in the Wellness Moonshot, an awareness campaign for a world free of preventable disease that’s led by The Global Wellness Institute. Here’s our package for October 2020.

What does RENEW mean to you? What thoughts and actions do you take for renewal?

“Day-to-day, our energy gets zapped by the grind,” Renee Moorefield, Ph.D., so accurately puts it in The Global Wellness Institute’s blog. “We may relapse into comfortable mindsets and behaviors — even when these wear away at our health and wellbeing. We may become disenchanted and disengaged as the meaning in our lives and work deserts us. We may feel stuck or bored or hassled, operating from an energy deficit that starts to seem so normal that we lose track of what it means to thrive. When this happens, we are in danger of losing compassion for others, as well as ourselves.”

For this  month’s theme, she prompts us to wonder, “How can we deliberately renew in mind, body and spirit—and help others do the same?”


The ability to ground ourselves in truth anytime is our greatest gift
By Liza Horan
I was in a funk. Negative energy. But music transports me, so I pushed play. Nothing existed for three minutes but the truth of this song and my emotions. The pressure and frustration transmuted to wistfulness, calm, balance, hope, and then to lightness. Continue reading
Your reflections on RENEW
By Mindstream readers
We asked, and you answered. For some, a conscious act of renewal takes the form of prayer, while for others it is a mindset. For all it affords the ability to refresh and make a new start. It’s forgiving and invigorating. Continue reading

Learn more about The Wellness Moonshot on GlobalWellnessInstitute.comImage courtesy Global Wellness Institute.



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