|Mar 9||Panic Day -- Run around all day in a panic, telling others you can't handle it anymore. Co-sponsored by the Sky is Falling Committee.|
Here's how one city came to terms with a Panic Day celebration: Miami_Herald
Top 20 ways to get the most out of Panic Day:
(followed by some recommended essential oils for Panic Day Aromatherapy)
Megaphones are allowed, but its even better if you can exercise your natural
lung power, breathing very fully and deeply for a great big, cathartic shout.
We encourage employees everywhere to fill their companys suggestion box with
the request for a sound proof, padded room. Thus, Panic Day and any other occasion that
requires loud, ridiculous behavior can be celebrated discreetly.
If, like most of us, you are without a sound proof, padded room, then be bold, be
assertive, and take a stand by the water cooler, swearing not to budge until things
Stay in bed all day. But first, get up, brush your teeth, head to the kitchen and
load up on snacks and drinks. Make sure you have lots of fluffy pillows to hide your head
Get up and go jogging or swimming or bike riding.
Phone in well. Call your boss and tell him or her that you feel too
darn good to come in to work today, even though its a fib. That way you wont
appear to be a victim.
Go to work way over-dressed. Wear a tux or a prom gown, and, when asked what
its about, simply reply, I have an engagement later on. Keep em
Call the local TV station and tell them youre going to run for President and
that youre holding a news conference at your house at noon.
Go the animal shelter and adopt a dog or cat.
Attempt to dye your hair in a checkerboard pattern.
Head for the toy store and buy as many toy soldiers as you can and come home and
conduct a war in your living room.
Mix up a couple bottles full of food coloring and water and go out and write wacky
things on the snow.
Call the Y and try to convince the pool manager that the pool should be filled with
Start a new religion.
Put red dots all over your face and go food shopping.
Go the shore and walk the beach, or go to the mountains and climb a large hill.
Stand on one foot in the middle of a large mall, waving your arms up and down and
proclaim, Im a bad bad birdie, Im a bad bad birdie.
Go to a Senior Center and sit down and have a chat with some nice older person.
the local fire company and ask if you can come over and help wash a fire truck.
Aromatherapy for Panic Day! Just a drop or two of an essential oil is remarkably effective & therapeutic!
and Ylang Ylang
METHODS: massage, bath,
Scents to Relieve
Anxiety: ress Orange Rose
ress, Frankincense, Geranium (Rose),
Scents to Relieve Apathy:
Be sure to check out our Wellcat Essential Oils
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As you can
tell, we are still working on written copy to provideas so many of you have
requested over the yearsmore information in print. Please be patient as we co-author
much of the material which, collaboratively, Thomas and I would like to see published in a
book (Wellness . . . With a Grain of Salt). We began
offering that much sought after more information about this and all of our
other holidays, in interviewsmostly radio, often for magazine and newspaper
columnists. Thus, while we are both writers, lifes little distractions have kept us
from actually putting our thoughts on paper in any coherent, cohesive manner.
will be offering includes:
reasons and ways to celebrate this and each of our other holidays; recipes (after all,
what the heck is any celebration without food!?); some select rituals or traditions which
might suit you and your family, friends, or co-workers; some possibly irreverent humor
about the reasons each holiday came into existence. And whatever the heck other stuff we
think will amuse, entertain, provoke and somehow satisfy the many people who look at
Wellcat Holidays as the wacky but uplifting ways to celebrate human nature & life.
contribute your version of how to celebrate? Pick a holiday, jot down your own
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Well be glad to read what you send and might even (with your permission) publish
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