Good good links #205

Did I say I was going to share these links just a few days after my previous post? Yes.  Did I have every intention to? Also yes. Life? Decided to knock me out of commission for a full week [read: what I thought was just a little cold and optimistically told my doctor would be over on Wednesday already … was so very much not]. My head was mush so neither blog reading nor blogging happened. So once again: sorry! I’m still not feeling 100 % but went back to work today so figured I should definitely make my promise to you come true, too. As always, I’d be happy for you to share links to any great posts you happened upon lately as – I’m sure you can guess – I definitely missed out on many of them. Truly catching up with blog world happenings when you’ve been gone for more than a day or two seems impossible which leads right to the first post lined up here …

Happy Monday!

Good good [food for thought]

It’s Time to Put The Internet Back Into a Box in The Basement via Raptitude

As much as we all use it, hasn’t almost every one of us had these thoughts before in those moments when everything seems too much, too fast? Time for a change …?

The language of wellness  via Lauren Fowler

As in: the terminology and approaches that make you feel very unwell in your skin and bad about your diet.

Wake Up, Weight Watchers via Rachael Hartley

WTF, Weight Watchers?The fact they’re even considering this says a lot [negatively] about our society.

Good good [advice and inspiration]

Can You Lead a Meaningful Life Without Taking Any Risks? via ManRepeller

This one’s for you if you’re anything like me and [think you] prefer living an orderly life without branching out from your routines much.

Reframing Unhealthy Thoughts Into Healthy, Wise Thoughts via The Real Life RD

These ideas for gently nudging negative thoughts into more neutral or positive ones are so great.

What a registered dietitian and pastry chef wants us to know about desserts via Self Magazine

Her perspective on treats is spot on [just don’t get stressed about her comment on the added sugar recommendations; who really counts these meticulously?].

10 Signs You’re Healthy — Regardless of What the Scale Says via FitSugar

It’s nice to see even the major health/fitness websites these days promote looking past your weight to see how healthy you are. Not agreeing with the mindful eating point here, though [it’s not a hunger and fullness “diet” and processed foods need not be avoided at all costs.]

8 Science-Backed Reasons to Cuddle More via Mind Body Green

As if we needed any more reasons, right?! #2 aside [seriously?!], these should make you want to huge somebody else [or yourself] ASAP.

Is Moringa Actually Good For You? via The Guardian

Hint: it might not be worth the splurge.

21 Cooking Charts That’ll Make Any Foodie Say “Excuse Me, What?!” via BuzzFeed

So we can stop calling mum any time we have urgent cooking questions. Really really handy!

 

Good good [food]

Chocolate Peanut Butter Fondue [vegan] via Joy Food Sunshine

Yes, your first thought was right: heaven in a [fondue] bowl, essentially.  Sorry not sorry for any cravings sparked here.

Moroccan Lentil Chickpea Stew via Vanilla and Bean

When a stew combines two legumes and contains plenty of fragrant spices, you know you’ve got a winner.

Happiness-inducing today (cheating: they’re from the past few days):  a snowy but sunny walk with my mum yesterday, her stopping by to bring me wakame salad for the first time ever when I was sick.

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4 thoughts on “Good good links #205

  1. Kaylee says:

    Love that pastry chef’s opinion on sweets! It’s all about balance not deprivation. And my sweet tooth thanks me for that. 🙂 Also really appreciated that one on non-scale indicators of health. That definitely resonated with me.

    Hope you got some much needed rest over the week!

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