Three Loving Things You Can Do for Yourself on Valentine’s Day

Ah! Valentine’s Day!

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A day of joyful surprises or painful disappointments…depending upon our expectations for love.

There is one way Valentine’s Day can’t go wrong…if we do some loving things for ourselves.

Here are three things you can do for yourself today – for FREE!

Try a little Tai Chi with your Chai Tea

Adam Potts is a Doctor of Physical Therapy and a Tai Chi instructor at Begin With Breath Tai Chi in Asheville, North Carolina. Follow this link to a page on his website where you an sign up for Begin: 30 Days of Tai Chi. This is a free 30-day experience.

Reports on it have been glowing from a member of our team who signed up last week and is now ready for Day 9 of the experience. The team member does the course to close out each day as a gentle way to relax and de-stress.

Connect with CONNECT

CONNECT is a course on rapid relationship building from Sharna Fabiano, author of Lead & Follow: The Dance of Inspired Teamwork.

Recently our Founding Partner, Tom Klaus, had the chance to review her course and loved it!

On Friday, February 24 Sharna is offering a free information session at 12 noon Eastern time. Sign up today here!

In the meantime, you can learn more about Sharna and her work on the Tenacious Change YouTube channel. Tom had a Change Maker Conversation with Sharna in which she talked about her love of tango and her book Lead & Follow.

Do the Work of Love

While you are on the Tenacious Change YouTube channel, also take a look at A Conversation on the Work of Love with Durryle Brooks.

Durryle Brooks, Ph.D., M.A. is a social justice educator from Baltimore, MD. He is the Founder and CEO of Love and Justice Consulting LLC, an organization that provides leaders with diversity and social justice learning opportunities to engage differences effectively and authentically. The Work of Love emerged from his doctoral research. Inspired by the life, work, and words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Durryle Brooks argues that social justice is the Work of Love. You can learn more about Durryle Brooks this Change Maker Conversation and through his website at

There you have it! Three ideas to make your Valentine’s Day full of joyful surprises!

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