• Susie Csorsz Brown

Wellness Newsletter #219

Weeds are flowers too, once you get to know them. ~ A. A. Milne (via Eeyore) Posts from HealthyExpatParent.com/Facebook I keep saying I need to do this, and I realize while it is easier to not, I am only hurting my boys, especially my eldest. Laundry is not that complicated. What about you? Are you handing over laundry duty to your kiddos? https://letgrow.org/laundry-advice-from-college-president/ Happy Monday! Your Monday link: Now, you and I both know that goats don't climb trees. Except when they do. Except they don't really. I know, confusing. https://www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/article/moroccos-tree-climbing-goats? New recipe: Mangos + streusel + super easy to put together = awesome. Or at least that's how my math works on the recipe! https://www.heprecipe.com/post/mango-streusel-muffins What makes us happy humans? Connecting with other humans. https://www.healthyexpatparent.com/post/connections-happy-humans Wellness News Around the 'Net Physical Health Eat Well What do you say to your kids about eating and diets? What do they hear from their friends, from social media, from other adults they interact with regularly? It's important for them to understand that 'diet' is not actually a BAD word; your diet is what you eat. https://www.outsideonline.com/culture/active-families/kids-diet-culture-advice Be Active ‘ Being active’ doesn’t have to mean ‘go to the gym’. https://www.webmd.com/fitness-exercise/ss/slideshow-exercise-hate-workout? Let's move! Tabata duets timer, which means you will do a pair of moves three times each and then move on to the next pair. You only need some room, maybe a mat and some music! Start your music! https://www.intervaltimer.com/timers/10793037 Spiritual Health Life can't always be a bed of roses. Celebrating and embracing the times of uncertainty can help you appreciate the best times even more. https://greatergood.berkeley.edu/article/item/one_upside_to_the_feeling_of_uncertainty Mental & Emotional Health Sometimes the keys to navigating a difficult emotional situation can come from somewhere unexpected like stories and books. https://greatergood.berkeley.edu/article/item/what_a_childrens_book_taught_me_and_my_students_about_grief Social Health Because no matter what you do, at some point in your relationships - be it with your kids, your spouse, your friend, your coworker -- conflict will arise. There ARE appropriate things to say, and then there are things you can say that will help reduce the conflict. All of these are better options than singing kumbaya, btw. https://www.fatherly.com/love-money/how-to-resolve-conflict-phrases-to-use Be your best, friends


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