Week 6

Be Well Paso Weekly Challenge

Today we begin a few more weeks of the Be Well Paso Weekly Challenge! As stay-at-home orders evolve, we’ll continue to help you stay fit, productive, connected, and positive.

JUST FOR FUN - We’ve all heard the popular saying "Laughter is the best medicine." Most psychologists agree that humor helps people take back their sense of power in a powerless situation and it helps them connect with others. 

LET’S MOVE - Over the past four weeks, you sampled a variety of exercises. Hopefully, you’ve incorporated many of them into your daily life. Over the next few weeks, we’ll turn you on to a few new ones and reintroduce you to a few of our favorites.

WHAT TO DO - In case you’ve run out of things to do, we’ll offer you some fresh ideas.

IT’S ALL GOOD - When things get tough, many people turn to a motivational quote for a bit of inspiration. Quotes have the power to inspire and encourage. Whenever you feel low, unhappy, or lacking motivation, read attentively a few quotes, and you will see how your mood and state of mind begin to improve. 

Day 1

JUST FOR FUN - Hormel made their first batch of SPAM in 1937. The company has just announced that due to hoarding by consumers, they are going to make a second batch. 

LET’S MOVE - Let’s do some squats. Try 10. For beginners, click here. Add some weighted milk jugs for extra punch.

WHAT TO DO - Do something nice for someone in secret.

IT’S ALL GOOD - The very existence of libraries affords the best evidence that we may yet have hope for the future of man. -T. S. Eliot

Day 2

JUST FOR FUN - I’ve been sewing, baking, planting vegetables. So, thank God all those years of watching Little House on the Prairie are finally paying off. Can’t wait to tie that rope from our house to the garage so I don’t get lost in the blizzard.  

LET’S MOVE - Let’s do a 10-minute yoga workout. 

WHAT TO DO - Watch Little House on the Prairie.

IT’S ALL GOOD - Without music, life would be a mistake. - Friedrich Nietzsche

Day 3

JUST FOR FUN - Glad I didn’t waste my money buying a planner for 2020. 

LET’S MOVE - New to lunges? Try 10. Add weighted milk jugs if you want.

WHAT TO DO - Learn to tie knots

IT’S ALL GOOD - Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring. - Marilyn Monroe

Day 4

JUST FOR FUN - I just saw a burglar kicking in his own door. I asked, What are you doing? He said, Working from home.

LET’S MOVE - Work in some planks. Try 15 seconds

WHAT TO DO - Clean out your medicine cabinet. 

IT’S ALL GOOD - There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle. - Albert Einstein

Day 5

JUST FOR FUN - Dolly Parton: Honey, before this quarantine is over, some of y’all gonna be beggin’ Jolene to take your man. 

LET’S MOVE - Try some bird-dog crunches.

WHAT TO DO - Listen to a Gregorian chant.  

IT’S ALL GOOD - Fairy tales are more than true: not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be beaten.-- Neil Gaimon

Day 6

JUST FOR FUN - Fact: In just 4 weeks, 88% of blondes have disappeared from earth.

LET’S MOVE - Try some seated leg liftsClouds

WHAT TO DO - Look at the clouds. 

IT’S ALL GOOD - I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work. --Thomas Edison

Day 7

JUST FOR FUN - Today I melted an ice cube with my mind just by staring at it. It took a lot longer than I thought it would. 

LET’S MOVE - Time for some sit-ups.

WHAT TO DO - Host a virtual murder mystery.  

IT’S ALL GOOD - The opposite of love is not hate, it’s indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it’s indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it’s indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it’s indifference. - Elie Wiesel