"Always be a first-rate version of yourself instead of a second-rate version of somebody else." ~ Judy Garland Physical Health Eat Well Eating well doesn't have to mean restricting yourself, having to go without any 'fun' foods, or eating the same thing every meal. https://nutritionovereasy.com/2018/11/healthy-is-better-than-perfect-5-must-know-insights/ Be Active It's a lot more interesting and motivating to do workouts that you enjoy; are you enjoying your current exercise regimen? If not, why not try something new? https://www.self.com/story/how-to-break-out-of-a-workout-rut-if-you-sort-of-hate-exercising? Let's move! This work out is fast paced and it will leave you sweaty and feeling good. And, maybe, you won't want to do any jacks for a while. Each block is 4 exercises that you will do in rapid succession with no breaks. You'll repeat each block 4 times with a one minute rest before the next block. Put on some good music and get it done! http://www.intervaltimer.com/timers/8168340 Spiritual Health Forgiveness is a huge part of spiritual (and mental and emotional) health because without it, blame and anger crush your ability to be positive. Forgiveness is important, not just for other people but for yourself, too. https://www.wellandgood.com/good-advice/renew-year-gabrielle-bernstein-meditation-to-forgive/ Mental & Emotional Health There is no thing more certain and inevitable than change. So why are we so bad at it? And, more importantly, how do we get better at it? https://zenhabits.net/everchanging/ Social Health You love your kids, right? You love hearing from them (in person and via phones). But do they love hearing from you? How do we get them to respond when we reach out? https://www.thegirlfriend.com/article/text-teen-college-kid-actually-hear-back/ Posts from FB/Blog
I don't know what it is about lockers but I know my boys would rather drag their crap around all day (and here it really is up and down the hill the school sits on) than use the lockers. These bags are so heavy!
Happy Monday! And happy new year's eve! A message today for your with lessons from Mr Rogers about how to be good neighbors. I think his words are as relevant today as they were when we were kids, watching his show on PBS. It's very very important to be good neighbors. https://greatergood.berkeley.edu/article/item/seven_lessons_from_mister_rogers_That_can_help_americans_be_neighbors_again
Happy New Year! And a recipe for you to start off the new year in a tasty direction!
Did you make some resolutions this New Year? I don't know if there is anything you actually do need to change; I bet you already have everything you need to be the best you possible. Make the most of it with these suggestions - for you and for your family - to incorporate and enjoy the best Physical Wellness you can this year.
Be your best, friends