Perhaps to be alive is to be in a constant state of growth.
Physical Health Eat Well Worried about your skin? Well, sugar is not a good choice. https://www.mindbodygreen.com/articles/study-finds-a-high-sugar-diet-leads-to-more-acne-than-tobacco-use Be Active Working harder isn't necessarily the best answer. Perhaps the best answer is to change things up and do different things each day. https://www.outsideonline.com/2401498/interval-workouts-study And, in that same light, here's another article underlining the same concept; if you do the same thing every day, your body will adapt the the 'stress.' Change it up. https://www.shape.com/fitness/tips/progressive-overload-strategies-see-workout-results-faster Let's move! Sometimes you want to get your heart rate up without having to do a 'workout' (especially no squats!). Don't worry, there are options for these days, too! https://www.shape.com/weight-loss/tips-plans/30-ways-burn-100-calories-without-even-trying Spiritual Health What to reset and relax? Actually recover? Take a day off. And no, I don't mean from exercising. Taking a day off from work (and electronics!) can be the reboot your brain needs. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/02/smarter-living/what-to-do-with-a-day-off.html Mental & Emotional Health Your anxiety and stress can wreak havoc on so many parts of your life ... did you know that besides trying stress-reduction measures like reducing your load, time management skills, etc, what you eat can also help? https://www.mindbodygreen.com/articles/foods-and-nutrients-to-eat-for-anxiety Social Health I am very happy to report that people ARE actually willing to help strangers. https://beta.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/2019/09/06/high-level-help-was-surprising-new-study-says-strangers-step-help-percent-time/ Posts from HealthyExpatParent.com/Facebook Happy Monday! Some of you may be headed back to school already; others back to 'real life' from vacation. Hopefully, this is not an example your day: https://www.instagram.com/p/B5Fr6qXADyN/ New post: a Coconut rice with greens that is a great pop of color on your plate, can use pretty much any grain you like, and is perfect for lunches. https://www.heprecipe.com/post/coconut-rice-with-greens I love this so much! Imagine letting kids develop their love of foods on this level? I truly believe the food choices would be well balanced and not just apple slices and carrot sticks. Kids, investing in their own sound nutrition. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/03/well/eat/School-cafeteria-lunch-children-health-foodcorps-sweetgreen.html New post: Favorite book #2. Two creatures, a shared love of art. Friendships can be based on a lot of things. https://www.healthyexpatparent.com/single-post/2020/01/10/Favorite-Books-The-Lion-and-the-Little-Red-Bird Be your best, friends s