The Vitality Project: Sheldon Tetreault

Wellness Almanac posed the question “Vitality. Where do you find it?” At breakfast I asked the same question to our family and visitors: a sculptor, a social worker, two teenagers, an 8 year old, and a couple of office workers. Here is what they said:

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In art. Watch this video of the artist Chihuly from Seattle. He is so in-the-moment, free, and alive. His energy and creativity is inspiring.

With other people. I am most alive when I’m interacting with friends.

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Skating on a frozen lake.

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Canoeing in the wilderness. I feel immersed in the world around me.

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Jumping into a cold mountain lake.

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Running, hiking, skiing or any physical activity that makes me feel like my body is strong.

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For me, I found vitality over coffee and breakfast this morning. I unexpectedly realized how alive I feel when I’m learning, attentive, and really engaged with those I love. It was a rewarding experience, mentally challenging, collaborative, and insightful. A great start to the day. Thank you Wellness Almanac!

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