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The Many Faces of January

by: Blue Marble
February 3, 2015

Before we say farewell to the month of January, and welcome February with open arms, we would be remiss if we didn’t recognize all of the different AWARENESS themes that permeate this month.

Did you know that January is…

  • National Thank You Monththank you
  • Weight Loss Awareness Month
  • National Mentoring Month
  • National Codependency Awareness Month
  • Stalking Awareness Month
  • Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month

Not sure how to participate? Well, it’s not too late. Here are a few ideas for some of the topics:

  • National Thank you Month
    • Start a gratitude journal and write one thing, or more, each day that you are thankful for.
    • Check out the following websites/apps that promote gratitude:
    • Volunteer – there’s no better way to say “Thank you” then giving back.
  • National Mentoring Month
    • Visit National Mentoring Month’s Website to get involvedteach empower motivate inspire
    • Check out Big Brothers Big Sisters
    • Remember that a mentee can be anyone from anywhere. Look around at your work, is there someone that could use mentoring from you?
    • Be committed.
    • Being a mentor can be as simple as offering encouragement and simple advice.
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