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Rise & Shine

A 'FREE TO THE COMMUNITY' Motivational Wellness Initiative
July 26-Sept 3

FREE to the entire community

    Rise & Shine above social isolation, negative thinking and poor health habits into feeling happier, healthier and strong with YMCA of Bucks County. Our free to the community wellness initiative includes fitness and healthy living encouragement as well as social and emotional support. 

    Who: Open to anyone, age 13+

    Cost: FREE

    Length of Program: Monday, July 26- Friday, September 3

    How to Register:  Simply Text  "RISE" to 833.455.0631 then complete a simple registration form

    FREE GIFT: Complimentary T-Shirt to those who OPT IN by Friday, July 30

    Daily Facebook activities with interaction among Rise & Shine Coaches and countywide participants, daily texts, and weekly emails summarizing that week's activities. Please be sure to register and join the Facebook group for a more personal experience.

    JOIN NOW! Text  "RISE" to 833.455.0631

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    Uplifting, positivity & encouragement through music, imagery, etc. We will also be intentionally quoting from the following authors and their books for our affirmations:

    • Brene Brown: Dare to Lead
    • Matthew McConaughey: Greenlights
    • Ryan Holiday: The Obstacle is the Way
    • Shonda Rhimes: Year of Yes
    • Edith Eva Eger: The Gift
    • Glennon Doyle: Untamed
    • Paulo Coelho: The Alchemist

    Health & Wellness Activities - NEW 

    • RISE & SHINE activity tracker calendar (for your convenience, printed calendars available at our Welcome Center as of Friday, July 23 or you can download from our Facebook group)
    • Not a YMCA of Bucks County member, but are seeking wellness support? Subscribe to our Y Wellness 24/7 virtual wellness platform for an additional $19. Learn more about the platform <HERE>. Ready to join in? Email Jaclyn Sheaffer at jsheaffer@ymcabucks.org. The Y Wellness 24/7 platform is FREE with YMCA of Bucks County membership.

    Connection - Feeling part of something BIGGER 

    • Participant to participant connection opportunities on Facebook Group
    • Participant to Y staff connection on Facebook Group
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    Week 1: Determine Your Treasure

    • Book Foundation, Paulo Coelho - The Alchemist 

    Week 2: Find Your Yes

    • Book Foundation, Matthew McConaughey - Greenlights
    • Book Foundation, Shonda Rhimes - Year of Yes

    Week 3: Obstacles to Opportunities

    • Book Foundation, Ryan Holiday - The Obstacle is the Way

    Week 4: Trust Your Voice

    • Book Foundation, Glennon Doyle - Untamed

    Week 5: Choosing Courage

    • Book Foundation, Brene Brown - Dare to Lead

    Week 6: Claim Your Gift

    • Book Foundation, Edith Eva Eger - The Gift
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