“Mind over matter. If you don’t mind, it doesn’t matter.” ~ Ed Viesturs
Physical Health Eat Well Yes you can still eat and lose weight for summer. Making smart food and drink choices will help you gain that goal. https://www.insider.com/diet-eat-get-fit-time-summer-nutrition-experts-weigh-advice-2021-4
Be Active How fast do you walk? It might be an indicator. https://www.verywellfit.com/how-fast-you-walk-may-predict-your-lifespan-4150312? Let's move! This timer is called Rules of 4. You have three groups of exercises. The groups are focused on body areas, but you'll work everything, I promise! You'll go through each group in this pattern: first each exercise 4 times, 30 seconds each, 3 times through with 10 second break. Then you'll do the same exercises back-to-back 45 seconds per move. Then you'll move on to the next group. At the end, you'll do each of the exercises one more time, 30 seconds per move. You can do it! Start your music! http://www.intervaltimer.com/timers/9709213 Spiritual Health It can be very hard to turn around a rejection to feeling positive ... but there are keys to using the rejection for growth and improvement. https://www.purewow.com/wellness/how-to-deal-with-rejection Mental & Emotional Health What is your response to adversity? Because there is no such thing as life without some sort of struggle. https://psyche.co/ideas/most-anguish-isnt-an-illness-but-an-evolved-response-to-adversity Social Health You know those awkward pauses that happen in conversations that make you just want to turn on your heel and run for the door? Yeah, let's not let them happen. https://www.verywellmind.com/tips-to-cope-with-awkward-conversations-3024859 Posts from HealthyExpatParent.com/Facebook New Morning Show: are my kids ruined by all of this screen time and pandemic life in general? https://thebigpurpleblob.com/morning-show Happy Monday! This morning I have two links for you. The first is a video version of a smile or a hug: a puppy playing with a butterfly. https://youtu.be/gaxjqiIueCE Second post (because every day should be Earth day, not just one set aside in April). Doable, actionable things you can do that would make a positive difference for the environment and climate change.
New recipe: A very lemony chicken option, that goes great with pretty much any side you want to throw at it. Even the most picky of eaters will love this chicken, with its bright but not-too-strong flavor.
New post: It's May! Time to focus on another area of Wellness: Spirituality. Read on for what that means, and things you can do for your own Spiritual Wellness and for that of your family.https://www.healthyexpatparent.com/post/5-things-spiritual-wellness-for-you-and-for-your-family
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