• Susie Csorsz Brown


A definition of LOVE: “It’s a verb. It’s an active engagement with all kinds of feelings—positive ones and primitive ones and loathsome ones. But it’s a very active verb. And it’s often surprising how it can kind of ebb and flow. It’s like the moon. We think it’s disappeared, and suddenly it shows up again. It’s not a permanent state of enthusiasm.” ~Esther Perel

Physical Health Eat Well Fiber is your friend!  Not only does it help with disease resistance, but it also helps with weight control.  Two articles here talk about the two different kinds of fiber, soluble and insoluble, and the benefits of both. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/28/well/eat/fiber-fruits-grains-diverticulitis-diverticulosis-diet-foods.html https://www.nytimes.com/2019/10/24/well/eat/fiber-and-yogurt-tied-to-lower-lung-cancer-risk.html Be Active Forward backward, side to side ... all directions are important. https://www.shape.com/fitness/tips/why-you-need-lateral-exercises-benefits-workouts Let's move! A ‘long/tall’ version and a ‘short’ version and then a combined portion for an ABCABC Format.  Start your music! http://www.intervaltimer.com/timers/8545121 Spiritual Health Is it happening before you are conscious of it?  Of course, but does it matter? https://getpocket.com/explore/item/consciousness-goes-deeper-than-you-think Mental & Emotional Health After an argument, it is easy to just stay mad, right?  Instead of dwelling and possibly reengaging, give yourself permission to have a little distance. https://greatergood.berkeley.edu/article/item/how_to_get_some_emotional_distance_in_an_argument Social Health Because it is not, actually, all about you, right?  Not when it comes to a relationship. https://www.theatlantic.com/family/archive/2019/10/how-the-five-love-languages-gets-misinterpreted/600283/ Posts from HealthyExpatParent.com/Facebook I am a mom of teens (and tweens). Articles like this are so helpful. https://greatergood.berkeley.edu/article/item/three_ways_to_change_your_parenting_in_the_teenage_years Happy Monday! Not the link I was going to share, but totally appropriate and really, who doesn't want to do jazz hands all day?! I love it! https://www.thebroadwaybeat.com/post/cdc-urges-citizens-to-avoid-spreading-coronavirus-by-greeting-exclusively-with-jazz-hands There is so much joy to be found in being a parent. I know, right now, you might be in the middle of an argument with your teen, or trying to get your kid to eat foods that are not yellow, or just want some sleep already, but ... I promise the good outweighs the bad. I also promise being a parent will be the most amazing accomplishment you will ever achieve. https://www.purewow.com/family/how-to-find-joy-in-parenting New post: Hummus + grilled veggies = a very tasty dip!  https://www.heprecipe.com/post/grilled-zucchini-eggplant-hummus New post: Not ready to leave, and already missing this place, as I do all of the others. https://www.healthyexpatparent.com/single-post/2020/03/12/Cheers-to-the-wish-you-were-here-but-youre-not   Be your best, friends s

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