Inner peace begins the moment you choose to not allow another person or event control your emotions.
Physical Health Eat Well Some veggies are actually better for you (or at least have nutrients that are easier to digest and to absorb) when cooked rather than raw. However, if you only like your veggies raw, that's definitely better than no veggies at all! https://www.myrecipes.com/healthy-diet/vegetables-that-are-healthier-cooked-versus-raw Be Active Sometimes what you need for motivation and stamina is something for your brain. https://www.outsideonline.com/2399079/mantras-performance-fitness-success Let's move!
See the attached moves for a 3 circuit workout that will tone your entire body, and add in a good bit of cardio as well. You'll do each circuit 3 times before moving on the next. Just bodyweight, but don't think that's not going to leave pretty much every muscle burning. Start your music!
Spiritual Health Grace under pressure? Yes, thank you! https://my.happify.com/hd/finding-grace-in-stressful-times-webinar/ Mental & Emotional Health Journaling is a good way to get your thoughts off your mind and into a place where you can do something about them. Or not. It’s a lot more than just a book of feelings. https://greatergood.berkeley.edu/article/item/how_journaling_can_help_you_in_hard_times Social Health Knowing your personality type and preferences would help you to better match with your relationship partners, be it for friendship or for romantic relationships. https://www.wellandgood.com/good-advice/how-to-find-love-myers-briggs/ Posts from HealthyExpatParent.com/Facebook Happy Monday! I hope you had a nice weekend. For you this morning I have some oddities from the wonderful world of nature. I can’t decide which is my favorite of these. Which one is yours?
https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/real-animals-that-should-not-exist? New post: There's soup and then there is the soup you make that your family is actually super excited to eat. This is of the latter, and (even better) wow, is it easy. Hope you try it. https://www.heprecipe.com/post/new-fashioned-tomato-soup Friends, if you have the time and the inclination, consider signing up for this course, The Science of Happiness. This is not an ad, just something I thought I'd share. Personally, I love learning new things, and have taken a few EdX courses and know they are well-done. The course has an audit option (read: free), so the only cost is your time. I think we can probably all find time to learn about (and hopefully bring more) happiness? https://www.edx.org/course/the-science-of-happiness-3 New post: employment as a trailing spouse is often not what you think it will be, and the line to being 'employed' is filled with bumps and curly-q's. https://www.healthyexpatparent.com/post/a-work-in-progress Be your best, friends S