Celebrate Thankful this November
Theme: “No Stigma November”
Be sure to celebrate the holidays with thanks in your hearts, and cinnamon on your pumpkin pie!
“Step by step, we will break this cycle of silence, poor information, and stigma.” Chevy Chase
This month we also celebrated Veterans Day.
And Coming up...
Native American Heritage Day:
Native American Heritage Month is November and Native American Heritage Month is Friday, November 24, 2023
Thanksgiving: November 23, 2023
My Voice Media Center will be closed for Thanksgiving and you can reach out for Peer Support and an Art Kit, again, on Friday, November 24th!
from WIX Photos
"Self-Care Tips for Thanksgiving
Try deep breathing exercises – this will signal your body to calm down and ease your stress response
Journal to get all your thoughts and stressors out
Take some time for yourself away from others
Do something holiday-related that’s FUN for you
Organize and prioritize everything you need to get done"
Works Cited and Resources:
"Celebrate with us! Every November, Military Community and Family Policy honors military families and transitioning veterans during National Veterans and Military Families Month. We invite you to join us in recognizing and celebrating these important members of our military community.
You are vital in connecting military families to the wide range of support available through the Defense Department and MC&FP. This year’s theme, “Taking Care of Our Military Families” is an opportunity to highlight these resources. Use the links below to show your appreciation for those you serve, and direct them to resources that will help them navigate military life."
2023 National Veterans and Military Families Month landing page
"Check out our National Veterans and Military Families Month landing page where families can order a free cooking book to nurture connections by preparing — and enjoying — nutritious meals together. The landing page also features special podcast episodes and quick access to resources at the ready for military families and 365-transitioning veterans."
Native American Heritage Month:
"We are committed to advancing Better Health Through Better Understanding for American Indian & Alaska Native communities during #NativeAmericanHeritageMonth and beyond. Visit @HHSGov & @MinorityHealth to learn how you can advance health equity this #NAHM: https://www.hhs.gov/native-american-heritage-month/index.html Join us, @HHSGov, and @MinorityHealth this #NativeAmericanHeritageMonth to advance Better Health Through Better Understanding for American Indian and Alaska Native communities. Learn more about language access & health literacy during #NAHM2023: https://www.hhs.gov/native-american-heritage-month/index.html @HHSGov & @MinorityHealth encourage everyone to learn how language access and health literacy can advance Better Health Through Better Understanding for American Indian and Alaska Native communities this #NativeAmericanHeritageMonth. Learn more: https://www.hhs.gov/native-american-heritage-month/index.html #NAHM2023 We can support the needs and concerns of #AmericanIndian and #AlaskaNative mothers during #NativeAmericanHeritageMonth and all year long. Learn how the #HearHer campaign aims to improve #AIAN maternal health: cdc.gov/HearHer/AIAN #NAHM2023"