Here is your weekly SSA Connection – Hope you enjoy!

All it Takes is 10 Mindful Minutes

When is the last time you did absolutely nothing for 10 whole minutes? Not texting, talking or even thinking? Mindfulness expert Andy Puddicombe describes the transformative power of doing just that: Refreshing your mind for 10 minutes a day, simply by being mindful and experiencing the present moment. (No need for incense or sitting in uncomfortable positions.)
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New Year’s Black Eyed Peas

Check out this short video on how to make black eyed peas for New Year’s and start 2022 off right!
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Silver Sneakers – Warm up your Mood

This gentle routine will warm up your mood and body. Use it for a quick boost, or repeat it up to three times for a longer workout. Follow along with Silver Sneakers Master Trainer Sharlyn as part of the 7-Day Happiness Challenge.
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Upcoming Alexandria Library and Other Events

Monthly Meditation – Wednesday, January 5: 7:00pm – 8:00pm

Monthly Meditation, lead by our Friends at Yoga in Daily Life, is a free one-hour meditation class open to everyone.
Click here to register.

Afternoon Book Group – An Informal Discussion of Contemporary Titles
Thursday, January 6: 1:30pm – 2:30pm

Join us for an informal discussion of titles we have chosen covering various interests. We meet the first Thursday of each month from 1:30 to 2:30. Click here.

Senior Services of Alexandria’s January 20 Virtual Caregiving Workshop: Strategies and Resources for Caregivers of an Older Adult

Senior Services of Alexandria kicks off its 2022 “Senior Living in Alexandria” workshop series with its annual Caregiving program. It takes place on Thursday, January 20 at 10 am via zoom. Attendees will learn about AARP’s resources for caregivers, local Alexandria programs, and in-home care options that support caregivers. They will also learn about health options and support for adults aging at home. The workshop is free and open to the public.
To register click here.


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