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Peace In, Peace Out

Canterbury

Odyssey House Christchurch is putting on "Peace In, Peace Out" in the recovery garden on Manchester Street. Peace In, Peace Out is an invitation to the community to come together and explore mindfulness meditation and connect with others on this journey in their recovery from alcohol and substance use.

• The event will be at the recovery gardens on Friday 12 October from 11am-2pm
• It will be centered around a nature art installation, a labyrinth created by Odyssey House residents
• Mediate and walk the labyrinth! At the same time, our clients in the Drug Treatment Program in prison will be doing a similar activity
• The labyrinth will be opened in an intention way by the Odyssey House team
• Stone painting for children
• Lastly, a barbecue!

The 5 natural ways

Five natural ways to wellbeing

Connect

Me Whakawhanaunga 

Maramataka: Mutuwhenua

Monday 8 October

The moon phase today is called Mutuwhenua – it’s the last day of the lunar cycle. We suggest focusing on connecting with your whānau, friends and community in nature.

Focus on connecting with nature to uplift your wairua/spirit and those around you.

 

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Give

Tukua

Maramataka: Ouenuku

Friday 12 October

This is the fourth night of the lunar month. Today is a good day to rekindle your connections with nature, re-tell stories with whānau and give back.

Nature provides for us – it gives us everything we need to not only survive but thrive. We, in turn, have a kaitiaki/guardianship role to give back to nature for future generations.

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Take notice

 Me aro tonu

Maramataka: Tirea

Wednesday 10 October

 

 

The new moon is beginning to expand ever so slightly and can just be seen. See nature through a different lens and take some time to Take Notice and be inspired by what’s happening around you.

 

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Keep learning

Me ako tonu

Maramataka: Whiro

Tuesday 9 October

The moon phase today is called Whiro, the new moon, the beginning of the new moon cycle. A day where activity was minimal, a day for wananga/learning. This makes Tuesday a great day to Keep Learning.

 

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Be active

Me kori tonu

Maramataka: Ohoata

Thursday 11 October

Today is a very good day for fishing, eeling and crayfishing, and a good day for planting which means it’s a great day to Be Active! Getting outside and exercising is good for your overall health and wellbeing and strengthens your connection with nature.

Remember to encourage people to be as physically active as their fitness and mobility allow. You don’t have to run a marathon to be active!

 

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