• Susie Csorsz Brown


"It doesn't have to be perfect to be enough."

Physical Health How scary is this?!  Not getting enough sleep is actually increasing your risk of heart disease.   https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/16/well/mind/sleeping-less-than-6-hours-a-night-tied-to-heart-disease.html Eat Well

Want to know a secret?  Even the experts don't really know everything about dieting and weight loss.  In fact, thanks to the mystery that is the human body, a lot of what we know is actually just educated guesses. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/10/health/diet-weight-loss.html Be Active

Being active doesn't mean you have to go and run a mile or three or do hardcore aerobics.  You can do exercise routines like this one that work your body, keep you tone, and don't involve any jumping whatsoever. https://greatist.com/fitness/pilates-workout-little-moves-big-results Let's move!

This workout is called Great Pyramids because you will do 3 'great' pyramids.  First 2 are cardio, and the last one is abs. http://www.intervaltimer.com/timers/8244431 Spiritual Health It really isn't that complicated to add a few moments of mindfulness to your day.  No need to sit in lotus and come up with a mantra, I promise. https://www.cleanplates.com/know/happiness/5-easy-ways-mindfulness Mental & Emotional Health Nobody likes to be stressed.  Nobody likes to live in a state of constant hem-tugging (which is kind of what stress makes me feel like: like a dozen kids/people/things are tugging on my hems, vying for attention).  There are tricks to living a lower-stress life. https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2019/feb/04/from-work-to-family-the-experts-guide-to-a-low-stress-life Social Health What makes you want to approach someone as a friend?  They are nice?  They seem open to interactions?  They have a common interest?  Well, it seems that phone is going to impede the interaction.   https://greatergood.berkeley.edu/article/item/how_phones_compromise_our_ability_to_connect Posts from HealthyExpatParent.com/Facebook Happy Monday! I saw this over the weekend, and thought it was such a great explanation of the various flours out there. Especially useful for those wishing to reduce their wheat intake. https://www.myrecipes.com/ingredients/alternative-flour-guide New post: Recipe. Fudgy goodness, one bite at a time.   https://www.healthyexpatparent.com/single-post/2019/02/26/Recipe-Chocolate-Financiers A favorite blog post I just read. Permissions that not just parents need, but teens, kids, singles, etc... we just need to be nicer to ourselves. https://imperfectfamilies.com/permission-slips-every-parent-needs/ Your kids really do want to behave. https://www.healthyexpatparent.com/single-post/2019/02/28/Demons-but-not-really Be your best, friends s

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