Make space for more life, not more stuff.
Physical Health Eat Well 'No one is super when everyone is.' Don't try to eat only the supers; eat e.v.e.r.y.t.h.i.n.g https://heated.medium.com/why-superfoods-are-superfluous-at-best-8c5f0483c9cf Be Active Rethinking the 'I run therefore I deserve the donut' school of thought. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/03/well/move/weight-loss-gain-exercise.html Let's move! This workout is an equipment free full body sweatfest. Complete the moves (attached) in the order described with the prescribed number of reps for each exercise without
resting in between. Once you've completed the last exercise, rest 1-2 minutes and repeat the entire circuit 1 or 2 more times.
Spiritual Health Hate begets hate, anger produces more anger. What if we look instead with compassion at those who might believe in different ideologies? Especially important when we think about politics. https://www.mindful.org/can-mindfulness-save-democracy/ Mental & Emotional Health Willpower is great and all but constantly having to use it can get exhausting. Instead, set yourself up for success by not having the things you are trying to will yourself away from around regularly. https://www.outsideonline.com/2398275/willpower-isnt-always-enough Social Health I know you know what I am talking about, and I know you have a friend who does this all.of.the.time. https://www.wellandgood.com/good-advice/bail-on-someone-rescheduling/ Posts from HealthyExpatParent.com/Facebook This. We feel what our kids feel in an amplified-but-observer sort of a way. If only we could fix everything for them but ... that completely undermines what we are trying to accomplish (i.e. help our kids become capable, independent happy people with their own lives).
Happy Monday! Today we're going to celebrate the amazing things our own parents did well. Maybe we can learn (and repeat)?
New recipe: Cake! Berries (or your fave fruit ) + cornmeal = good stuff!
New post: life as compared to an avocado. :)
Be your best, friends