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Event: Nature Center @ Night: A Spirit of Gratitude

Date: Friday, May 10, 2024 at 6:30 PM to Friday, May 10, 2024 at 7:30 PM

Location: Cape Girardeau Nature Center

Cost: Free

Contact: Event Details or 573-290-5218


It’s a new year full of possibilities, expectations, and resolutions. But what if you’re already exhausted and 2024 just started? Being in survival mode can often bring more stress and struggle, including sometimes snuffing out our energy and passion. How do we get our groove back and stay inspired, including letting nature rejuvenate us?

Join us for a fun and lighthearted presentation (but also meaningful, we hope!) on how the spirit of gratitude can help you live your best life. This session applies to those with an empty tank as well as those still firing on all cylinders—the learning, including personal storytelling and practical tips, will all be the same, including:• How to rekindle your passion for life through gratitude and regain the spark and joy in living out your mission• Strategies to refocus your day and take back your schedule (that are often hijacked by a hundred other things)• Tip and tricks to get your gratitude mojo back, including where to find inspiration, mentoring, energy, and maybe even a daily dose of laughterEven though gratitude is an inside job, we hope this session will be a sweet salve to the soul and just the spark you need to keep moving onward and upward.

Bio: Heather Feeler, communications branch chief with the Missouri Department of Conservation, spends her professional time chasing interesting conservation stories and connecting people with nature. Her team is responsible for statewide news, social media, video, marketing, magazines, media relations, and messaging for MDC. In her spare time, Heather can be found hiking, hammocking, and handwriting notes of encouragement for others. She’s also on a quest to visit all the national parks with her kids before they grow up and refuse to hang out with her anymore.