Wellness Newsletter #242
“What day is it?” asked Pooh.
“It’s today,” squeaked Piglet.
“My favorite day,” said Pooh.
Let today be your favorite day.
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Happy Monday! You've probably seen this, or heard of it. These certainly aren't the same etiquette rules we abided by while growing up, but will hopefully lead to a good discussion with your kids!
Super yummy orange muffins that you don't have to mix up in the morning. You're welcome!
Third post about positive self care: give your body a much-needed Valentine.
Wellness News Around the 'Net
Physical Health Eat Well Should you eat organic foods? Well, maybe. https://time.com/4871915/health-benefits-organic-food Be Active It's important to know that your efforts for your physical wellness are making a positive difference. It's better, though, I know, when you can SEE the difference. https://www.shape.com/fitness/tips/things-i-learned-during-my-body-transformation Let's move! This timer focuses on abs and glutes. 8 exercises, 45 seconds on, 15 second off. I love this one. Tough but doable. Start your music! https://www.intervaltimer.com/timers/10971945 Spiritual Health What's your best hour? Hopefully you can identify it, and make the most of that energy to become more like water. https://dariusforoux.com/munger-technique Mental & Emotional Health Unfortunately, once the brain goes down a particular path, it can get into a spiral; this is especially distressing when this turns into a stress spiral. How to get out of that? Try a grounding technique. Bonus: the more often you practice these techniques, the better they will sit in your mental health toolbox. https://www.healthline.com/health/grounding-techniques?
Social Health It isn't 'I love you, I love you, I love you, I no longer love you.' Instead, the reason a relationship might fail could be the difference between having a difference of opinion, and a partner not hearing what we want. https://www.theschooloflife.com/thebookoflife/why-some-couples-last-and-some-dont/ Be your best, friends