Wellness Newsletter #188
The meaning of life is to give life meaning. Physical Health Eat Well Unfortunately, junk foods are very good at appealing to kids. How do we help our kids (and ourselves) make better food choices? https://www.helpguide.org/articles/healthy-eating/healthy-food-for-kids.htm
Be Active It's not just your muscles that get stronger with exercise. The benefits for your heart are through the roof! https://edition.cnn.com/2021/01/12/health/exercise-cardiovascular-disease-study-wellness/index.html? And exercise is great for your bones! https://www.verywellhealth.com/what-is-weightbearing-exercise-189731 Let's move! This timer is called 2-minute blocks because you’ll do just: 2-minute blocks built of 4-back-to-back 30 seconds exercises. You’ll repeat each block before moving on to the next block. Start your music! https://www.intervaltimer.com/timers/10440194 Spiritual Health Positively being positive can be positive. But what if you get out of the habit? https://forge.medium.com/rehearse-your-joy-when-everything-sucks-dc98d71da874 Mental & Emotional Health We have the choice, don’t we, to have a positive outlook. https://www.verywellmind.com/how-to-be-optimistic-4164832?
Social Health Why is it the people we love the most are the ones that can push our buttons most effectively? When those moments of ... disconnect happen, it's probably not when you are being your most effective communicator. So what can we do about that? Work on those skills when things aren't in a tail-spin! https://www.verywellmind.com/managing-conflict-in-relationships-communication-tips-3144967 Posts from HealthyExpatParent.com/Facebook Happy Monday! Celebrate MLK and his amazing altruism by helping your kids embrace kindness. How? Simple acts. https://www.nationalgeographic.com/family/article/the-latest-health-kick-for-kids-kindness Bowls are a great option especially if you have dinnermates who might be more selective than others. This option has a great mix of flavors, beautiful colors and (best of all) is pretty easy to throw together. https://www.heprecipe.com/post/spiced-chickpea-sweet-potato-buddha-bowl Besides the fact that selfie sticks are ridiculous, here is an outstandingly simple explanation as to why you shouldn't take a selfie, or at least realize that though the camera is said to not lie, it does sometimes not tell the complete truth. https://www.upworthy.com/camera-focal-length-lesson-explains-why-selfies-dont-look-right What's up on the Big Purple Blob? Check out the latest podcasts. https://www.healthyexpatparent.com/post/latest-episodes-on-the-big-purple-blob What do your actions say about you? What do you think about how others feel about your actions? https://www.healthyexpatparent.com/post/2016/05/29/finish-actions Be your best, friends