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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Take A Deep Dive With 100 Days Of Blue

Courtesy of 100 Days of Blue.

On May 29, Dr. Wallace J Nichols will ceremoniously launch #100 Days of Blue at Lake Austin Spa Resort in Austin, Texas.

"Please join us (wherever you are) on Day 1 and for 99 days thereafter as we inspire people around the globe to connect with their water and share their story. This year’s campaign will focus on 100 crowd-sourced 'water words' that describe the wide range of emotions experienced by our connection to water.

Spending time around water is a summer tradition and one that has entertained people from all walks of life. Its impact on our lives is immeasurable and the many ways we intersect with water are countless.

Designed to shape the new story of water, ‘100 Days of Blue’ asks people to get in, on, near or under water daily for 100 days and to share their experiences through their own personal networks and a vast array of social media platforms.

This simple, optimistic gesture of expressing love for our blue planet demonstrates the vital role it plays in our health and wellbeing and helps us tell the new story of water each year throughout all 100 days of summer.

The backbone of this year’s celebration is based on 100 crowd-sourced words that best describe the cognitive, emotional, psychological, social and spiritual benefits of water. A new word will be used each day along with images submitted by participants engaged in 100 Days of Blue.

Our connection to water goes beyond economic, ecological and educational. We have a deeply emotional connection to water and many of us have found our lives irrevocably shaped by our relationship with it. Our mission is to reconnect people to water through deep, personal experiences and to simply share their love for it. Ideas and actions aren’t enough, unless they create movement. 100 Days of Blue is designed to do just that

Day 1 - Admiration
Day 2 - Alignment
Day 3 - Anxiety & Stress Relief
Day 4 - Awe
Day 5 - Balance
Day 6- Blessing
Day 7 - Calm
Day 8 - Camaraderie
Day 9 - Centeredness
Day 10 - Coherence
Day 11 - Community
Day 12 - Compassion
Day 13 - Confidence
Day 14 - Connection
Day 15 - Courage
Day 16- Creativity
Day 17 - Dignity
Day 18 - Discernment
Day 19 - Elation
Day 20 - Empathy
Day 21 - Empowerment
Day 22 - Energy
Day 23 - Enthusiasm
Day 24 - Engagement
Day 25 - Enlightenment
Day 26- Excellence
Day 27 - Familiarity
Day 28 - Femininity
Day 29 - Fluidity
Day 30 - Focus
Day 31 - Forgiveness
Day 32 - Fortitude
Day 33 - Freedom
Day 34 - Friendship
Day 35 - Fun
Day 36 - Gratitude
Day 37 - Happiness
Day 38 - Healing
Day 39 - Hope
Day 40 - Humility
Day 41 - Identity
Day 42 - Innovation
Day 43 - Insight
Day 44 - Inspiration
Day 45 - Integration
Day 46 - Intensity
Day 47 - Intention
Day 48 - Interconnection
Day 49 - Invigoration
Day 50 - Joy
Day 51 - Kindness
Day 52 - Learning
Day 53 - Liveliness
Day 54 - Love
Day 55 - Masculinity
Day 56 - Memory
Day 57 - Mental
Day 58 - Mindfulness
Day 59 - Nostalgia
Day 60 - Optimism
Day 61 - Passion
Day 62 - Patience
Day 63 - Peace
Day 64 - Play
Day 65 - Positivity
Day 66 - Pride
Day 67 - Privacy
Day 68 - Purpose
Day 69 - Quenchedness
Day 70 - Reconciliation
Day 71 - Refreshment
Day 72 - Rejuvenation
Day 73 - Relaxation
Day 74 - Resilience
Day 75 - Respite
Day 76 - Ritual
Day 77 - Romance
Day 78 - Sense of Oneness
Day 79 - Sense of Place
Day 80 - Sensibility
Day 81 - Sensuality
Day 82 - Serenity
Day 83 - Sociality
Day 84 - Solace
Day 85 - Solitude
Day 86 - Soothedness
Day 87 - Therapy
Day 88 - Togetherness
Day 89 - Tranquility
Day 90 - Transcendence
Day 91 - Transformation
Day 92 - Unity
DAY 93 - Virtue
Day 94 - Vitality
Day 95 - Wisdom
Day 96 - Wonder
Day 97 - Xeniality
Day 98 - Youthfulness
Day 99 - Zen
Day 100 - Zestfulness

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