Wellness Newsletter #163
Your worries are valid. Your hopes should be, too.
Physical Health Eat Well Sugar. Is it a bad word? Is it a bad food? Let's clear up some myths about it. https://www.healthline.com/health/food-nutrition/sugar-facts-scientific Be Active I've got it! The magic fix for your perfect activity! https://elemental.medium.com/the-most-effective-cardio-workout-according-to-science-2dd4ad281aaf Let's move! 10 moves. Each move has its own group. You'll start in a basic version of the move, move to a slightly more challenging one, and then finish with the most challenging. At any point, you can go back one or two 'sizes' of the move. You can do this! Start your music! http://intervaltimer.com/timers/9709285 Spiritual Health How well do you actually know yourself? And, more importantly, have you ‘checked in’ to see if anything has changed recently? https://www.businessinsider.com/questions-to-ask-happy-in-life-2017-10? Mental & Emotional Health Happiness is genetic + three other components. So yes, part of it is what you are born with and part of it (the larger part) is what you do with it. https://www.insider.com/is-happiness-genetic
Social Health It's not just a matter of political point of view. It's not a matter of being right or wrong, or us versus them. It's about understanding what others are feeling and thinking and accepting that it, too, is not wrong, regardless of how it compares to your point of view. https://greatergood.berkeley.edu/article/item/what_political_polarization_looks_like_in_the_brain Posts from HealthyExpatParent.com/Facebook Happy Monday! This seems like a great opportunity to share a regular email in my inbox. Last week had some heart-warming stories: the goose couple, the cutest red panda, and the sweetest big brother ever. https://www.upworthy.com/uplifting-stories New recipe: First, this sauce. OMG, it is so good. As a sauce, as a dip, as a topping for pretty much anything savory. Second, these are really just glorified meatballs, but I do highly recommend you try them. We are huge fans of both of these components and make this often. https://www.heprecipe.com/post/chicken-dumplings-with-roasted-red-pepper-sauce New post: How are you doing? How are your kids doing? I bet you don't see how amazing you are doing, and how well they are. You are good enough, and that is definitely enough. https://www.healthyexpatparent.com/post/the-good-enough-mom-and-dad Be your best, friends s