🍕 Big thanks to Bubba’s 33 for their generous pizza donation tonight! 🙌🍕 Swing by the Recovery Café and treat yourself to some delicious free pizza while diving into the world of games. 🎮🃏 We’ve got an array of fun options like Wavelength, Libertalia, A Fake Artist Goes to New York, Skull, Sushi Go, Cockroach Poker, and plenty more. 🕹️ Bring your pals along for a great time of gaming and good eats! 🎉🍕🎲 #CommunityFun #PizzaNight #GameOn
What is Question.Persuade.Refer (QPR) Training?
QPR is a suicide prevention training for participants to be able to recognize the warning signs of suicide and question, persuade, and refer people at risk for suicide for help. The Recovery Café Hamilton County will be hosting a FREE training class given by A Healthier Hamilton County : Systems of Care, on September 11, 2023 from 4PM – 6pm. We will have a free dinner for everyone right after the class. This is available to everyone and all are welcome.
🌹🌱🥀 Embracing the Rose, Bud, and Thorn 🥀🌱🌹
💡 Have you ever heard of the Rose, Bud, and Thorn practice? 🤔 It’s a simple yet powerful reflection exercise that can help us appreciate life’s ups and downs while fostering personal growth. 🌻✨
🌹 The Rose represents the highlight or the positive aspect of our day, week, or any period we choose to reflect upon. It symbolizes the beautiful moments, achievements, or experiences that brought us joy and fulfillment. By acknowledging the roses in our lives, we cultivate gratitude and an optimistic mindset. 🌺💖
🌱 The Bud signifies the potential and the things we look forward to. It represents the areas of growth, new opportunities, and exciting ideas that are emerging in our lives. Buds remind us to stay curious, open-minded, and to embrace change. They fuel our hopes and aspirations, encouraging us to nurture them until they blossom. 🌼🌿
🥀 The Thorn represents the challenges, setbacks, or disappointments we have encountered. It signifies the difficulties, mistakes, or obstacles that have taught us valuable lessons. While thorns may be painful, they remind us of our resilience and capacity to overcome adversity. By acknowledging them, we gain insights into areas we can improve and develop strength to face future challenges. 🌱💪
📝 So why is the Rose, Bud, and Thorn practice a good habit? Here are a few reasons:
1️⃣ Gratitude and Appreciation: Reflecting on the roses in our lives cultivates a sense of gratitude, reminding us of the positive aspects we might overlook amidst the busyness of life.
2️⃣ Growth Mindset: Identifying buds helps us embrace change, seek new opportunities, and stay excited about our personal development.
3️⃣ Learning and Resilience: Acknowledging thorns encourages us to learn from our mistakes, adapt, and build resilience in the face of challenges.
4️⃣ Balanced Perspective: By recognizing the roses, buds, and thorns together, we develop a more holistic view of our experiences, embracing both the positive and negative aspects.
💭 So, let’s practice the Rose, Bud, and Thorn reflection regularly. It empowers us to find beauty in every day, nurture our potential, and learn from life’s challenges. Together, let’s create a life that blooms with gratitude, growth, and resilience! 🌹🌱🥀
The Fishers Health Department in partnership with Recovery Café Hamilton County will host a 20-minute training session on the U.S. Opioid Crisis and How to use Naloxone to Save a Life. The event will be hosted quarterly at Recovery Café Hamilton County on April 20th, June 22nd, and September 21st from 4:30PM-5PM. Individuals can sign-up anonymously by following this link: https://app.smartsheet.com/b/form/1b71b7913d3240d09e72ddb444e8b210
What an event! Special thanks to DMHA, RCN and We Bloom for their constant support. Thank you to Jimmy John’s, McAlister’s Deli, Jen’s Floral and Starbucks!
The amount of guest that came by to say hello and congratulations was humbling and a sign of how supportive Hamilton County and the State of Indiana is when it comes to recovery.