Wellness Newsletter #201
Focus on the good and the good will come into focus.
Physical Health Eat Well We don’t eat full vegetarian, but we do have a lot of meat-free days. If you think it would work for you, that’s great! It is important, though, to make sure you get enough of the necessary nutrients to stay healthy. https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/health/diet-nutrition/a36120401/how-to-be-a-vegetarian/ Be Active Fitness goals should be just like every other "good" goal: Attainable. Clear. Specific to you. Know your motivation, factor in a support system and you'll achieve it! https://www.self.com/story/how-to-set-realistic-fitness-goals Let's move! This timer is another band workout called Hold and Pull. You'll focus on one move, doing the right and left side individually. As you pull/move one side, you'll hold the other side as still as you can, providing the point against which you are pulling. The band/toning intervals are interspersed with cardio intervals. Start your music! https://www.intervaltimer.com/timers/10507597 Spiritual Health Stressed? Angry? Let's help you refocus and relax. https://www.mindful.org/a-10-minute-meditation-for-deep-relaxation Mental & Emotional Health Sometimes, you just want to listen to something that will make you feel a little more centered, peaceful or just inspired for an a-ha moment. Here are some great podcast options. https://my.happify.com/hd/6-mental-health-podcasts-to-boost-your-well-being/ Social Health Is gossiping always a bad thing? https://www.mindful.org/why-our-brains-love-gossip/ Posts from HealthyExpatParent.com/Facebook Happy Monday! Happy Earth Day week! (yeah, I made that up but it SHOULD be a thing). Your link today is a story about trees. Trees and drought and human intervention. It's important to know what you can do to help save our trees. https://www.nationalgeographic.com/magazine/article/forests-future-threatened-heat-drought-feature A really good mango is something to enjoy fresh, plain, no accoutrement. Like a banana, though, an over-ripe mango can just be a big mess ... unless you make into a yummy bread! https://www.heprecipe.com/post/mango-bread Environmentally-speaking, it isn't all bad news! We've had a number of wins, too, some of which are highlighted here. Let's have some more of these positives! https://www.healthyexpatparent.com/post/eco-wins Be your best, friends