Wellness Newsletter #206
"Make sure you know what makes you happy, and don’t forget it." ~ Derek Silvers
Posts from HealthyExpatParent.com/Facebook Happy Monday! I think bats get a bad rap, especially recently. How can one not be motivated by this little bat's journey? Go, little bat, go! https://www.nationalgeographic.co.uk/animals/2022/05/tiny-bat-makes-record-shattering-flight-with-1500-mile-migration New recipe: Cinnamon-y swirly goodness ... and frosting! Make your kids' Tuesday with Snickerdoodle cake.
https://www.heprecipe.com/post/snickerdoodle-cake I had to take a few minutes, to just absorb, and then have been scouring the news online, trying to find more details. I don't know that we will ever know why, but what I know for sure is that we can do something about it. We can stop this gun violence. And we 100% have got to do it now.
Some resources listed here if you are searching for help how to talk to your kids about school shootings and violence.
https://www.purewow.com/family/how-to-talk-to-kids-about-school-shootings I don't know if you've noticed a theme in this month's posts: parenting, supporting Moms, applauding everything moms (and dads!) do. One final post: things I love and use to support my parenting. Games, kitchen tools, etc. https://www.healthyexpatparent.com/post/parenting-tools-sort-of Wellness News Around the 'Net Physical Health Eat Well Unfortunately, Internetland is rife with myths about nutrition. Let's look at some of what is floating around out there about proteins. https://www.eatingwell.com/article/7821729/myths-about-protein-fact-or-fiction/ Be Active Let’s be honest: no one actually LIKES doing burpees. Turns out, they are actually worth the effort. https://www.wellandgood.com/are-burpees-good-for-you/?utm_source=GetShift-dot-net Let's move! HIIT with bands! Here you'll find 8 intervals (45 seconds on, 15 off). You can do the moves with just cardio, or if you'd like a challenge, add the bands as indicated. You'll repeat the 8 intervals 4 times. Start your music! https://www.intervaltimer.com/timers/10570204 Spiritual Health Why volunteer? Because it makes a difference. Because it makes a positive impact. Because it makes you feel better, spiritually, mentally, and emotionally. https://www.thebalancesmb.com/unexpected-benefits-of-volunteering-4132453 Mental & Emotional Health How can physical exercise help you with your mental wellness? In a few ways, actually! https://www.verywellmind.com/physical-exercise-for-panic-disorder-and-anxiety-2584094?
You know what's best for you. https://bemorewithless.com/dealing-with-unsolicited-advice/ Be your best, friends