"Pay attention to whom you are when you feel your best."
Physical Health Eat Well Sometimes, you will feel drained and need a boost. Don't reach for coffee or soda, or that candy bar. There are better options! https://my.happify.com/hd/what-to-eat-when-you-are-low-on-energy Be Active Just because you are getting older does not mean you need to roll over and stop trying. Accommodate changes that may be happening in your body, but maintaining the active effort is important. https://medium.com/the-second-act/aging-and-exercise-bf9ea019481f Let's move! You don't even need a fancy timer for this one. Find an online timer, set it for 60 seconds and get started. 20 intervals, 60 seconds each. Moves are attached. Here's a timer if you can't find one:
http://www.intervaltimer.com/timers/8693911 Spiritual Health Gratitude is good for you. I can't say it enough. https://www.inc.com/peter-economy/25-top-benefits-of-gratitude-you-need-to-know.html Mental & Emotional Health So, good news: being an optimist is good for your (mental and emotional) health. And being in a relationship with an optimist also has benefits! https://www.wellandgood.com/good-advice/relationship-with-optimist/ Social Health We humans are social animals. WE rely on one another for a lot of different things. Support is one of the most important. https://greatergood.berkeley.edu/podcasts/item/kai_koerber-who-is-your-rock? Posts from HealthyExpatParent.com/Facebook What if? Really, what if? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qQ7QlKG70LE A friend shared this post. The conversations we have with our kids about racism are so important. https://www.huffpost.com/entry/white-parents-talk-about-racism Happy Monday! School is out and I bet you are looking for things to get the kids outside (and off their devices).. Try some of these fun run-and-get-tired-already games for them (and for you!).
https://www.fatherly.com/play/activities/best-twists-on-hide-and-seek-for-kids-and-parents/ New recipe: Blueberries + bananas = a quick cake that your family will love. https://www.heprecipe.com/post/blueberry-banana-cake New post: What do you need to learn to be independent? What do you need to know to get the most out of your current (and future) situations? https://www.healthyexpatparent.com/single-post/2020/06/25/Mangoes-baby-Mangoes Be your best, friends s