Wellness Newsletter #251
Would you rather look back on life and say 'I wish I had' or 'I'm glad I did'?
Posts from HealthyExpatParent.com/Facebook Sometimes you listen to a podcast, and you find you've been nodding with each and every point. As a parent of three teenagers, this one really is filled with so many a-ha's. Partly, misery loves company because being a parent to a teenager is challenging; partly, too, I love my kids so much. It helps to hear A) I am not messing up that badly, and B) they are doing ok. https://www.richroll.com/podcast/lisa-damour-438/ Happy Monday! Hopefully, some of you are enjoying warmer temps, maybe inspiring thoughts of refreshing beverages. On that, how about a lesson about lemonade? Not just how to make it, but also some history. https://mailchi.mp/atlasobscura/the-sweet-history-of-lemonade?e=d6e31c1cb5 A very nice little stew, perfect for a weeknight thanks to quick cooking lentils. The carrots roast while the rest of the dish comes together and then ~ voila! ~ the flavors are so good. https://www.heprecipe.com/post/spiced-roasted-carrot-lentil-stew New post: Standing up for women, being a strong female figure, ... what is it to be a feminist? And yes, men can do it too. https://www.healthyexpatparent.com/post/femin-isn-t-1 Wellness News Around the 'Net
Physical Health Eat Well “Low calorie” does NOT equal “good for you” https://www.nationalgeographic.com/magazine/article/low-calories-sweeteners-might-not-be-as-good-for-us-as-we-thought Be Active Want a toned core? I mean, who doesn't, right? Here are some great suggestions, and nary a sit-up nor a crunch among them. https://www.womenshealthmag.com/weight-loss/a40062716/how-to-lose-stomach-fat/ Let's move! Two circuits, full body workout. Start your music! https://www.intervaltimer.com/timers/11119942 Spiritual Health A Poem for Someone Who is Juggling Her Life This is a poem for someone who is juggling her life. Be still sometimes. Be still sometimes. It needs repeating over and over to catch her attention over and over, as someone who is juggling her life finds it difficult to hear. Be still sometimes. Be still sometimes. Let it all fall sometimes. – Rose Cook Mental & Emotional Health Forgetfulness is a blessing? It is actually, when it comes to emotions. https://www.theschooloflife.com/article/the-benefits-of-forgetfulness/ Social Health Rude? Maybe. But maybe just introverted. Let’s give them the benefit of the doubt! https://introvertdear.com/news/7-unintentionally-rude-things-introverts-do/ Be your best, friends