Be your best Wellness Newsletter #263
"The universe buries strange jewels deep within us all, and then stands back to see if we can find them." ~ Elizabeth Gilbert Posts from HealthyExpatParent.com/Facebook Monday link: we spend a lot of time wondering if we are teaching all we need to for our kids to grow up successful and thriving. Here, 12 life skills that will contribute to their continued high quality of life.
https://www.fatherly.com/life/life-skills-to-teach-kids-sooner-according-to-dads? New recipe: Pie bars that are tangy-sweet and oh-so-good. Hope you try them! https://www.heprecipe.com/post/rhubarb-raspberry-pie-bars New post: Naming our emotions, not just saying 'fine' and breezing by, understanding what we are feeling and why helps us to emotional maturity and emotional wellness. https://www.healthyexpatparent.com/post/not-just-semantics-12 Wellness News Around the 'Net Physical Health Eat Well Nuts are definitely a super food: full of fiber and good fats, and now showing to be helpful in retaining memory throughout your life. https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/could-eating-more-nuts-help-boost-memory-later-in-life? Be Active It should come as no surprise that planks are not a super calorie burner. But core strength, they can definitely provide! https://www.esquire.com/uk/life/a44073287/this-is-how-long-you-should-be-holding-the-plank/? Let's move! This timer is half HIIT (45 seconds on, 15 off; you’ll repeat the moves), and half standing abs (30 on, 10 off; again repeating the moves). Start your music! https://www.intervaltimer.com/shared/fvKKRF7WUlQJZpfejjDn-Hiit-+-Standing-Abs Spiritual Health Wait, good stress? On purpose? https://www.insidehook.com/article/health-and-fitness/embrace-eustress-stressor? Mental & Emotional Health Your brain, playing tricks on you. https://www.verywellmind.com/ten-cognitive-distortions-identified-in-cbt-22412? Social Health Like you don't have enough to worry about without having to worry about your 'emotional account', but hear me out: this is a valuable tool to help you 'invest' in your relationship. https://www.gottman.com/blog/everyday-ways-to-fill-your-emotional-bank-account Be your best, friends