Wellness Newsletter #158
And you ask ‘What if I fall?’ Oh, but my darling, what if you fly?” ~ Erin Hanson
Physical Health Eat Well Greater energy density = greater satiety when you eat. And that = eating less. https://www.washingtonpost.com/food/2020/11/24/energy-density-diet/? Be Active Things to do and not do when exercising. Mostly gym specific, but nonetheless sound advice. https://www.active.com/fitness/articles/7-bad-workout-habits-you-need-to-drop Let's move! Zoo animal inspired HIIT! YEESSS! Start your music! http://www.intervaltimer.com/timers/9709267 Spiritual Health Honestly, I think sometimes the meanest person in the room is the one you see in the mirror. How do you stop that negative self-talk? https://forge.medium.com/a-3-word-perspective-switch-for-greater-self-compassion-2dec40f4a13f
Mental & Emotional Health When you wake up on the wrong side of the bed, and maybe aren't your nicest self, there are some tricks you can do to get in a better frame of mind. Simple, easy tricks. https://www.popsugar.com/fitness/things-to-do-to-be-healthier-every-day-47786963 Social Health Yah, sure, humans are social animals until we aren’t and then the only fix is to be alone for a bit. This is true even for extroverts. https://www.healthline.com/health/mental-health/time-for-alone-time Posts from HealthyExpatParent.com/Facebook We’ve all been there: that moment when you see your child/tween/teen begin to melt. There are things you can say and do that will turn that moment around. https://www.scarymommy.com/calm-angry-child/? Happy Monday! Hope you had a nice weekend. 🙂 Today’s link is all about perspectives; in this case, about juggling.
https://kottke.org/21/06/juggling-from-above Light but filling, perfect with some fresh bread, this is a meal in a bowl. Better than soup, but similar, and quick to throw together, so great for busy weekday nights. https://www.heprecipe.com/post/tomato-broth-with-beans-with-chicken-meatballs Finally, finally it is summertime and we can go outside! Let’s be smart about it, though, and make sure to take care of our skin (and that of our little people). https://www.healthyexpatparent.com/post/sun-protection-schmear-it-on Be your best, friends s