“Don’t just aspire to make a living, aspire to make a difference.” ~ Denzel Washington
Physical Health Eat Well It has been said that ‘serving sizes’, especially on processed foods, are very confusing. Almost deliberately so. If you are trying to watch what you eat, be sure to pay attention to what ACTUALLY is the serving. It can be a portion considerably smaller than how much you’d like to eat or drink. https://www.eatthis.com/correct-portion-size-snack-foods/ Be Active Have you thought about your blood sugar? This little secret sneak could be hugely impacting your athletic abilities. https://www.runnersworld.com/news/a33565011/high-blood-sugar-aerobic-performance-study/ Let's move! This timer is Tabata x 2. You have 5 different pairs of moves. You'll do each pair six times. Get ready to sweat! Start your music! http://www.intervaltimer.com/timers/9709165
Spiritual Health There is a lot of negativity in regret; it is a heavy feeling to carry around. The best way to minimize your regrets is to face them head on. https://greatist.com/health/how-to-forgive-yourself Mental & Emotional Health Mental health conditions are much more common than you might think ... and potentially more treatable. Addressing these conditions and the stigma attached to those suffering from them is very important to our collective mental well-being. https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/medical-myths-mental-health-misconceptions Social Health What does ‘belonging’ even mean? And did you know it is quite important to our sense of meaning in life? Yep. https://ideas.ted.com/want-a-more-meaningful-life-ask-yourself-who-would-i-take-to-a-remote-island/ Posts from HealthyExpatParent.com/Facebook Quality and, more importantly, EASILY DOABLE tips to better your wellness. https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/27-health-and-nutrition-tips? This is one of the great conundrum of parenting: celebrating the now and the will-be and not getting mired down in what was. Our kids and our times with them are beautiful and exhausting and exhilarating and infuriating, all at once. https://cupofjo.com/2021/02/parenting-nostalgia/ Happy Monday! I feel Iike we might still be close enough to Valentine’s Day in order to share a post about unrequited love, dog-variety.
https://www.thedad.com/dog-copies-owners-limp/ New recipe: Okay, so Banh Mi is traditionally made with pork. And okay, it is supposed to be a sandwich and not a bowl concoction. But this is so tasty, I hope you forgive my twists on the original concept! https://www.heprecipe.com/post/banh-mi-bowl New post: Demystifying weight lifting because adding this type of weight-bearing exercise to your practice is definitely a good thing for your body! https://www.healthyexpatparent.com/post/superhero-yourself Be your best, friends s