• Susie Csorsz Brown

Wellness Newsletter #162

“Often when you think you’re at the end of something, you’re at the beginning of something else.” ~ Fred Rogers Physical Health Eat Well Counting calories is never going to achieve what you think it will. For successful weight loss, instead step one is to develop a healthy relationship with food, and with the movements you make with your body. https://www.self.com/story/counting-calories-not-necessary-weight-loss? Be Active Move more. It is that easy. It’s as easy as tying on your shoes and going for a walk. https://medium.com/in-fitness-and-in-health/7-reasons-to-go-for-a-morning-walk-a1a0db1943b2? Let's move! Three groups of exercises. The first group, you'll do each for 45 seconds. The second group will be for 50 seconds. The third for 60 seconds. Sounds tough, but you can do it! You'll end with a plank burnout: 30 seconds high plank, right side plank, left side plank, and then low plank, low left side plank and low right side plank. No breaks, just a toned core at the end! Start your music! http://www.intervaltimer.com/timers/9709284 Spiritual Health Repeat after me (as loud as you can, at the top of your lungs): NOOOO! OKay, now that we feel a little better, what can we do to help your brain and attention refocus? https://greatergood.berkeley.edu/article/item/10_ways_your_brain_reacts_to_uncertain_times Mental & Emotional Health Your 'a-ha' question of the day. https://forge.medium.com/what-would-a-happy-person-do-72f2ede53762 Social Health How many friends do you have? How much do you know about your friends? Do you know what they do for you? So much, without even doing more than just being your friend. https://www.upworthy.com/two-beers-puppy-relationship-test? Posts from HealthyExpatParent.com/Facebook Happy Monday! Back to work for me. :) Here's a great way to start any week, but especially a Monday after a nice long leave: https://improveverywhere.com/2021/07/15/stand-here-for-dance-party/

New Recipe: It doesn't matter that we don't WANT to spend time in the kitchen; we still have to make something for dinner. Want a tasty option that will be well-liked yet doesn't take a huge amount of time? Try this farro salad with chicken. https://www.heprecipe.com/post/farro-salad-with-lemon-oregano-chicken New post: Want a great option for exploring what amazing fruits and veg might be available in your area? Sure, you can go to the market, but how about a CSA? Fresh from the farmer to your kitchen. https://www.healthyexpatparent.com/post/csas-love-your-local-fruits-and-veggies Be your best, friends s

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