• Susie Csorsz Brown

Newsletter #152

“The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.” ~ Buddha

Physical Health Eat Well Thoughtful and well-summarized 'real life' diet. https://medium.com/better-humans/what-i-eat-to-build-muscle-and-lose-body-fat-7b9580966826 Be Active Some quality advice for staying and keeping active. https://www.shape.com/fitness/tips/our-25-all-time-best-workout-tips? Let's move! This timer is called Toning and Tabata. You have two rounds of each. Toning 1: 7 moves, twice through, 30 seconds on, 10 off. Tabata is 7 moves, twice through, 25 on, 10 off. You're going to work your whole body, I promise! Start your music! http://www.intervaltimer.com/timers/9709215 Spiritual Health If it feels a little bit like you have the weight of the world on your shoulders, and you really just can’t handle another stressor, take a moment. https://www.mindful.org/staggering-under-the-weight-of-anxious-thoughts/ Mental & Emotional Health We all have men in our lives. So we probably all know someone who is in need of help, but probably isn't going to ask for it. https://www.healthline.com/health/how-to-support-men-you-love-mental-health Social Health Hm. Food for thought: https://melmagazine.com/en-us/story/negative-effects-social-media-mental-health Posts from HealthyExpatParent.com/Facebook Happy Mother's Day! (posting today so we can all be off social media and, instead, be with our families tomorrow). https://www.healthyexpatparent.com/post/happy-mother-s-day Happy Monday! We are unfortunately in the midst of a steep increase in COVID case numbers, so I see no end to our time on virtual conferences any time soon. Also unfortunately, my level of ZOOM-fatigue is not diminishing. What to do about it? Here are 4 excellent suggestions (because 'not participate' is not an option). https://greatergood.berkeley.edu/article/item/four_reasons_why_zoom_can_be_exhausting New recipe: What's green and white and flavorful all over? These tofu crumbles! https://www.heprecipe.com/post/tofu-crumbles-with-cilantro-grain-and-avocado This is an idea. I wonder what you all think of this. https://theconversation.com/can-schools-require-covid-19-vaccines-for-students-now-that-pfizers-shot-is-authorized-for-kids-12-and-up-158385 As parents of young kids, it can be really hard to step back and appreciate the moment. It can also be hard to realize the ONE THING you are really upset about isn't actually a big deal. Of course, it is easier to have these insights as a more experienced parent, right? What sort of advice would you give your younger parent self? https://www.upworthy.com/5-things-mom-wish-could-tell-younger-selves Being grateful is, without a doubt, an excellent skill to have, and can really help you to reframe your state of mind. How then can one be more grateful on a regular basis? https://www.healthyexpatparent.com/post/grateful-to-be-grateful Be your best, friends s

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