Be your best Wellness Newsletter #277
"What day is it?" asked Pooh.
"It's today," squeaked Piglet.
"My favorite day," said Pooh.
Posts from HealthyExpatParent.com/Facebook People, it is Fat Bear Week voting time! Learn about bears, learn about National Parks, and their amazingness, and vote for your favorite fat bear. I had thought Holly or Otis, but 806Jr might be the winner. Thoughts? https://www.nps.gov/katm/learn/fat-bear-week.htm Monday post: Yes, there are government cheese vaults. I know! https://www.messynessychic.com/2023/09/29/the-story-behind-americas-giant-government-cheese-vaults/ Bake sale winners from HEPRecipe. Or potluck winners. (also could call this « treats you can make easily with late notice from your kids with ingredients you probably have on hand »). https://www.heprecipe.com/post/bake-sale-winners As a parent of teenagers, this article breaks my heart and at the same time brings hope. Our teens are amazing, insightful, and resilient individuals. Growing up in today’s world is so challenging. https://time.com/6320195/us-teen-mental-health-photos/? Sometimes, you have to actively look for the glimmer of hope and then you find it and the way forward. https://www.healthyexpatparent.com/post/instructions-for-not-giving-up
Wellness News Around the 'Net
Physical Health Eat Well What does a 'healthy' relationship look like? https://www.self.com/story/normal-relationship-with-food Be Active When you are in an exercise class, and the instructor is giving you body cues, it isn't because we have nothing better to do or like to hear ourselves talk. Proper form is important to activate the correct muscle groups AND avoid injury. https://www.self.com/story/trainer-approved-exercise-cues? Let's move! Let's do some circuits, descending timer style and then finish off with some core. Start your music! https://www.intervaltimer.com/shared/5xI1Rx5iRYOmZM6aoa3R-Descending-Circuits-+-Core Spiritual Health Being quiet and comfortable with your own thoughts is a great idea. Doing while walking doubles the pleasure by adding exercise (win!), fresh air (win!), and time for solo self-reflection (win!). https://www.wellandgood.com/walking-self-reflection/
Mental & Emotional Health Feeling conflicted? Yeah, it happens. Let’s move through it. https://www.theatlantic.com/family/archive/2023/01/psychology-of-mixed-emotions-feelings-meaning-examples/672758/
Social Health Friends are a key to happiness. https://my.happify.com/hd/benefits-of-friendship-infographic/ Be your best, friends