Wellness Newsletter #209
Kindness: Loaning someone your strength instead of reminding them of their weaknesses. Posts from HealthyExpatParent.com/Facebook Happy Monday! In light of longer days, possible campfires, how about a guide for telling those tall tales we all love to share around that flickering campfire? https://www.outsideonline.com/culture/active-families/campfire-stories-kids/ New recipe: There is a special place in heaven that smells like baking fruit crumble … imagine, that for breakfast, and all you have to do is slip a pan into an oven. https://www.heprecipe.com/post/fruit-crumble-for-breakfast-overnight A million different interactions, as your kids grow up, help them develop a healthy body image, a feat important for all genders. https://www.amightygirl.com/blog?p=25273 School’s out, let’s go play in the sun … but with sun smarts! Read on for fact versus fiction on sun protection. https://www.healthyexpatparent.com/post/fact-versus-fiction-sun-protection Wellness News Around the 'Net Physical Health Eat Well Maybe after you read this, you won't need me any longer. Still, I dare share this very good summary of nutrition and health advice. https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/27-health-and-nutrition-tips Be Active Yes, you can get a workout without doing a workout. How? By doing one of these activities. https://www.livestrong.com/article/13722246-everyday-activities-burn-calories/ Let's move! HIIT is all good, sure, but sometimes you want to work on endurance. This workout is HVIT (high volume intensity training). The intervals are 1 minute long, and will incorporate slower movements at a slightly lower intensity (maybe 75%), working your endurance. 3 rounds of 10 exercises, and you'll hit every part of your body. Start your music! https://www.intervaltimer.com/timers/10700051 Spiritual Health Where is your focus?
Mental & Emotional Health How do we move out of that spinning free-fall that anxiety can bring and reset our minds, emotions and intentions? There are some practices that work. https://www.mindful.org/most-habit-tools-fail-with-anxiety-heres-one-that-works/ Social Health It's one thing to rely on your friends or to ask them for help every now and again; it's something else to take them for granted. How not to do that? Have a listen. https://greatergood.berkeley.edu/podcasts/item/mental_subtraction_with_atsuko_okatsuka_note_take_people_for_granted Be your best, friends