• Susie Csorsz Brown

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"You can always put on a pretty dress, but it doesn't matter what you wear on the outside if your mind isn't strong. There is nothing more attractive—you might even say enchanting—than a woman with an independent will and her own opinions." ~ Angelina Jolie


Physical Health Eat Well Especially when you are hungry, it can be really hard to make a smart snacking decision.  Set yourself up for success. https://www.mindbodygreen.com/articles/big-summertime-snacker-an-rd-breaks-down-how-to-indulge-healthily Be Active The worst appliance in your whole house is your scale.  The number it tells you in useless. 'Weight loss' is a meaningless term because muscle tissue and fat tissue may weigh the same but they take up space very differently; getting stronger doesn't always equal weighing less.  If you are only losing fat, sure the number will get smaller, but 'smaller' isn't necessarily the same thing as 'healthier.' https://www.shape.com/fitness/trends/why-body-recomposition-new-weight-loss Some helpful reminders/myth-busters for weight loss. https://www.shape.com/fitness/tips/muscle-building-fat-burning-myths A few more suggestions that follow the same vein.  You want to lose fat, not muscle. https://www.shape.com/weight-loss/tips-plans/how-weight-loss-works-how-lose-fat-not-muscle Let's move! Okay, I’ll be honest: this kicked my butt.  But in a good way, I promise.  Pay attention to the descriptions, and to the ways to tone it down a bit if you need that.  And pace yourself.  I’m totally doing this one more often. https://www.shape.com/fitness/workouts/challenging-legs-abs-workout-wall-exercises Spiritual Health ‘Cuz who doesn’t want to be happier?  It’s more of a state of being than a momentary emotion. https://www.bakadesuyo.com/2019/10/how-to-be-happier-2/ Mental & Emotional Health It can take a lot of energy to remember to do a new action (on your way to creating a new healthy habit, say).  If this is an action you want to make a regular occurrence in your day, you might resort to some tricks to remembering it ... at least at first. https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2019/08/16/747332849/fresh-starts-guilty-pleasures-and-other-pro-tips-for-sticking-to-good-habits Social Health Shy?  It's okay!  Let's get you off that wall, though, and into the crowd. https://forge.medium.com/ways-to-be-more-likeable-by-saying-very-little-f60fc981572d Posts from HealthyExpatParent.com/Facebook Love this! May you all have a Miss Nigeria in your corner as well. https://www.upworthy.com/miss-nigerias-reaction-to-miss-jamaica-being-crowned-miss-world-has-us-all-up-in-our-feels New post:  Spread the Holiday spirit beyond just the few designated weeks of 'holiday season'.  https://www.healthyexpatparent.com/single-post/2019/12/20/I-believe   New post:  New recipe: Waffles!  No really, even on a weekday.    https://www.heprecipe.com/post/browned-butter-waffles  Be your best, friends s

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