• Susie Csorsz Brown

Wellness Newsletter #189

"When everything feels like an uphill struggle, just think of the view from the top." ~ Unknown



Physical Health Eat Well Yes, you should actually eat fats in your diet, even (maybe especially) if you are trying to lose weight. The key is to include the healthiest kinds of fats. https://www.realsimple.com/food-recipes/ingredients-guide/types-of-fats-guide Be Active Workout smarter not harder to get better results. https://www.shape.com/fitness/tips/how-to-work-out-less-better-results? Let's move! This is a good use of 30 minutes: you'll do your cardio, tone your arms, legs and core, and then you'll be done! You'll need a band for the arms, legs and a couple of the core moves. https://www.intervaltimer.com/timers/10454225 Spiritual Health Yes you can make a positive difference with very small changes. https://www.huffpost.com/entry/morning-routine-happiness_l_6081c788e4b0e7cb020c99a4 Mental & Emotional Health I know, I know, normally I am telling you to put the darn phone down already. Smartphones do have some useful ways to benefit your mental health, though. https://www.verywellmind.com/7-ways-your-smartphone-can-increase-mental-strength-5077045? Social Health How hard could it possibly be to maintain friendships as an adult? Harder than you'd think, but let's get better at it. https://lithub.com/why-is-maintaining-adult-friendships-so-difficult/ Posts from HealthyExpatParent.com/Facebook Let's move away from focusing on weight for our kids, and instead, focus on healthy living habits. Sort of in line with the teach-a-man-to-fish philosophy, rather than shaming them about weight-related habits, if you teach a child how to embrace 'healthy' they will have the tools to do just that. https://virginiasolesmith.substack.com/p/focusing-on-weight-as-a-main-marker Happy Monday! We're all excited about Week without walls trips here; all three get to go this year. Your link for today celebrates a rat. I know, not normally an animal we like to applaud but this one is special. https://www.npr.org/2022/01/11/1072153873/magawa-hero-rat-dies-bomb-sniffing Nuts are a great source of fiber and protein. Here, they make a stellar breakfast blondie that you will happily serve at other times of the day, too! https://www.heprecipe.com/post/breakfast-and-other-times-nut-blondies Celebrate our kids, every day, no matter what. https://www.healthyexpatparent.com/post/the-hand-you-re-dealt Be your best, friends

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