Somerville Mosaic Art Exhibition through April 7th

Promoting Optimal Wellness for Mind, Body and Spirit

Somerville Mosaic Art Exhibition 2018 – I recently went to Somerville Museum to see my friend Angel’s artwork at this exhibit. There, I came upon these beautiful mosaics created by two Artists from Cape Ann – Pamela Stratton and Mary Bowles. Both had a number of pieces there. If you haven’t been to this exhibit, I highly recommend it! 

 

Visual Art and Health – Medical professionals have increasingly recognized the role that creative arts play in the healing process. Arts in medicine programs are emerging worldwide. The Mass General Hospital’s (MGH) Illuminations program is an example of this.

MGH Illuminations – Good Morning Gloucester blogger and Photographer Donna Ardizonni currently has her photography on display at MGH Boston. During the June 2018 – September 2018 MGH Illuminations Rotation, my Annisquam Delight and others photos will be on display. Years ago, I attended an Illuminations Rotating Art Exhibition Opening. A very moving experience; one of my patients was a featured artist.  Art meant so much to her and brought a great deal of peace and she was the epitome of resiliency and HOPE. 

Photo © Karen Pischke. Annisquam Delight. Gloucester MA

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“Big Tobacco Finally Tells the Truth”

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NBC News Report Today – 

  • Smoking kills 1200 people a day.
  • Tobacco companies worked to make cigarettes as addictive as possible.
  • No there no such thing as a safer cigarette.

Big Tobacco “fought for 11 years to delay the truth.” (nbc news.)

Smoking and Nicotine Addiction – Nicotine Addiction is a serious addiction that often requires a combination of treatments (cognitive behavioral therapy, tobacco treatment counseling and medication) to successfully stop smoking and decrease the risks of the harmful effects caused by smoking.

Get Help. Talk to Your Doctor.

Motivation to Stop Smoking: ‘Top 10 Reasons’ to Stop Smoking – (heard from my clients.)

  • My health
  • Health of a loved one
  • More quality time with family/ children/ grandchildren
  • Have more energy
  • Better able to exercise
  • Save money
  • Feel better
  • Breathe easier
  • Sex life will improve
  • Help prevent cancer
  • Help prevent heart disease
  • Easier to walk up stairs
  • Get rid of that nagging cough
  • Get rid of the social stigma
  • Hair, skin and breath will smell better
  • Food will taste better
  • Car will smell better
  • Traveling on planes will be easier
  • I can attend events without have to leave
  • Regain control over your life
  • Enjoy a sense of pride …

What Are Your ‘Reasons to Stop?’ One of these listed above? Or something else? Share your ‘reasons to stop’ with Good Morning Gloucester Friends of Blog (FOB) and help motivate others! 

Already stopped?? Congratulations!!!

Let Good Morning Gloucester Followers Know – What Was ‘Most Helpful’ for Your Success?

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NEW – GloucesterTEASE™ t-shirts NOW at Gloucester Charter Connection

Looking for Summer Souvenirs? Think GloucesterTEASE™ t-shirts

Gloucester Line of GloucesterTEASE™ T-Shirts Now available at the Gloucester Charter Connection! Thank you Captain Johnny and Julie!!

NEW – ‘Thank Cod for Little Fishermen’ youth tee-shirts NOW AVAILABLE in Ash Grey AND ‘Thinking of Home’ Azalea Pink with Gloucester High School Fishermen Maroon Lettering. Whether home in Gloucester or far away, here’s the perfect gift to remind you of Gloucester. 

Gloucester and Cape Ann are the perfect place for Summer ‘R & R.’ With tourists drawn to the unspoiled beauty, snowbirds and displaced residents returning home, Gloucester’s population of nearly 30,000 soars in the summer months. Why Come to Gloucester …?

‘Just for the Halibut!’  😉  and more importantly …  for the FUN of it!!

Gifts from GloucesterTEASE™ – a Gloucester-line of high quality, custom t-shirts representing the City of Gloucester and other apparel for humans and pets offering messages of health, peace, love and optimism.

Great Souvenirs for visitors, current residents, and former Cape Ann residents ‘returning home’ for the summer. (A % of net profits offered to charities that support ventures promoting health, peace and animal wellbeing.)

Shirts Available on-line and in these local storesGloucester Charter Connection (76 Essex Avenue) and Willow Rest (1 Holly Street.) ‘Paws for Love’ and Paws for Peace’ Pet Bandanas also available on-line or contact GloucesterTEASE™ via email.

Can’t find your size or color? Contact us to Pre-order: gloucestertease@gmail.com.

“A simple life is good with me. I don’t need a whole lot. For me, a T-shirt, a pair of shorts, barefoot on a beach and I’m happy.” -Yanni

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Summer Kick-off Sale at Saltwater Massage Studio

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Stop by and see our newly expanded studio!  We are open 7 days a week, with drop in hours daily 10 – 6 (and until 4 on the weekends).  Late and early appointments available.

Our team of highly skilled massage therapists are dedicated to providing the highest quality therapeutic massage available.  Whether you are seeking relief from pain or simply to destress, just stepping inside the studio will start you in the right direction!

For more info, pictures of the studio, rates, and our story, check out our website:  saltwatermassage.com

To take advantage of our summer sale while it lasts, click here!

65 Pleasant Street, Gloucester, MA 01930

(978)390-7600

Cardio Dance Party at Phia

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This Saturday morning from 9:00 – 10:00am

DJ Lara Jardullo will be spinning some fun beats while you follow along to easy to follow, fun choreography. All are welcome. No experience needed, ANY fitness level welcome! Wear sneakers, activewear, and bring a towel and water.

Where’s the fun happening? Phia Women’s Center at 242 Main St., two doors down from Stone’s Pub.

Pre-register online and only pay $10 admission is $15 at the door. Reserve your spot at www.phiawomenscenter.com

Mimosas afterwards to start your Fiesta Saturday off right! Let’s get this party pumping!

Classes & Events At Phia Women’s Center

It’s the perfect time of year to start a fitness journey. Our classes are for all levels of fitness. Our instructors offer modified movements as well as advanced options in all of our classes. Beach season is right around the corner!

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We are currently offering a 5 class punch card for our Zumba classes for only $50 with a sixth class for FREE. You can pay for a card on our website or at your first class.
More information at phiawomenscenter.com

Coming up at Phia:

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Kitten yoga $20 Saturday May 27th from 2:30 – 4:00
Get tickets at www.phiawomenscenter.com/events/

Phia will also have a table at the 4th Annual Strawberry Festival. We will be offering special deals and will have a fun kid’s activity. Find more information here:
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