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Giles to share insights with Caloosahatchee Mindfulness program

By Staff | Sep 24, 2020

The generosity of people within the community over the past several months has been seen every day. The kind gesture of calling to see how a neighbor is doing, people working to provide care for someone ill with COVID-19 and so many other generous gestures. Many have seen small to large gestures with both having the same impact to show care throughout the community.

Caloosahatchee Mindfulness, a non-profit organization, is launching a new outreach program “Mind-fulness Moment.” This social media community outreach provides meaningful, supportive mindful living programs for the community through Facebook and Instagram. Each Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday facilitators offer insights into mindfulness, wisdom and self-care. With today’s demanding situations, how to live well and calmly is of great benefit.

Christine “Cricket” Giles has offered her insight to the community for “Mindfulness Moment” Self-Care Saturday.

As an exercise physiologist at Lee Health Cardiac Rehabilitation, she draws from her love and knowledge of nutrition and mindfulness.

Born and raised in Cape Coral, Giles attended Cape Coral Elementary, St. Andrews Catholic School and Ida Baker High School where in 2010 she captained their soccer team to the best season in school history. After leaving high school, she signed to play soccer at Arkansas State.

“Being a native of Southwest Florida, it will always be home to me,” she said. ” left the area to attend college and explore the Southern United States I came back to the area to start my career in cardiac rehabilitation as an exercise physiologist.”

Today she works in the cardiac rehab unit at Lee Health where she says she shares her positive attitude with a “positive quote of the week.”

When asked how has mindfulness enhanced your life, Giles said, “Mindfulness has enhanced my life because it encompasses many aspects of life. It is not limited to just meditation. It can apply to eating, driving, and really any task you are performing.”

Visit Caloosahatchee Mindfulness’s Facebook and Instagram to view Giles’ weekly Mindfulness Moment Saturday Self Care suggestions for the week. For further mindfulness opportunities from Caloosahatchee Mindfulness, visit http://www.caloosahatcheemindfulness.org/