Author Archives: Sue Loncaric

The ‘Exotic’ Maya Spalon – Our Love of India

Welcome to the Third Story in my series – “Inspirational People – Not Celebrities – People Like You and I” In this story we meet Anne Cathers. I met Anne when I went to High School in the ‘70s. We lost touch over the years as life took us in different directions. We reconnected through Facebook in the last couple… Read more »

Why We Need a Bucket List

   Okay – Warning! I’m Annoyed! I recently sent an article to a website to be considered for publication. It was a website for the more mature age group and I thought my article would be of interest. The article was not taken up – this didn’t make me annoyed as I’m new to writing so was prepared for this…. Read more »

Rainbows for Children

Here is the Second Story in my series of Inspirational People – Not Celebrities – People Like you and I. I’d like to introduce you to my great friend, Marilyn Murray. I have known Marilyn for 35 years and she is godmother to my daughter, Rachel. Even though we are separated by distance we have the kind of friendship where… Read more »

12 Daily Stretches to Improve Flexibility

12 daily stretches

Stretching is SO IMPORTANT, however, most of us don’t give this part of our exercise program the respect it deserves. These basic stretches will improve flexibility and help you avoid injury.  If you aren’t sure of what to do, book a session with a Personal Trainer, Physiotherapist or Osteopath who can show you the correct techniques. You should set aside… Read more »

Inspirational People Like You & Me – Katherine Stark On Top of the World!!

    Welcome to the first Inspirational Person in our series “Inspirational People – Not Celebrities – Everyday People Like You & Me”   I met Katherine Stark a couple of years ago and having recovered from an eating disorder to running 100km and conquering Base Camp in Nepal she is one truly inspirational gal! Katherine describes herself in one word… Read more »

Inspirational People – Not Celebrities – Everyday People Like You & Me

When we say someone is inspirational what do we mean? http://www.yourdictionary.com/inspirational defines the adjective inspirational as “The definition of inspirational is a person or thing that motivates mentally or emotionally. An example of inspirational is Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I have a dream” speech.” For me, an inspirational person doesn’t have to be famous or have celebrity. We are surrounded… Read more »

Everything In Moderation – The Key to Enjoying Life’s Pleasures for Longer

Did you see the news item about the Marathon Runner who won Third Place After Literally Crawling Over Finish Line? http://www.popsugar.com/fitness/Austin-Marathon-Runner-Crawls-Over-Finish-Line-36885011 At first I thought wow that is gutsy determination and it was. I have to admit that I’m a little like that as I don’t like to give up on anything – my family and friends will agree with… Read more »

Time to Get Healthy so You can Sizzle!

  February 16 – 22 is Australia’s Healthy Weight Week an “initiative of the Dietician Association of Australia, raising awareness of the importance of achieving and maintaining a healthy weight and lifestyle’.  Check out the link as they have a wealth of information on attaining a Healthy Weight. The key word here is Healthy.

Making New Friends – Why It might be difficult

I wrote earlier today on Friendship and why Friends are an important part of life.  We all have friends, some of us still have lifelong friends from childhood or early teens.  However, as I mentioned in my article there are some friendships that only last a certain period of time. Making new friends can be difficult.

Why Friendship Is Such An Important Part of Life

Friendship

My high school reunion was approaching in Sydney. I wasn’t sure if I would be able to attend however a group was started on Facebook and it has been wonderful catching up with those friends and acquaintances from school days. It has certainly been an enriching experience to reconnect with those I was close to and also those who I was… Read more »

Still Alice – Highlighting Alzheimer’s Disease

Julianne Moore is receiving rave reviews and received an Oscar nomination for her portrayal of Dr Alice Howard a linguistic professor who is facing the devasting early onset of Alzhemers disease. I was part of a book club a couple of years ago and one of our chosen books was Still Alice and it left a lasting impression on me. 

6 Easy Ways to Restore Balance In Your Life

6 steps to find balance in your life

Want to Restore Balance In Your Life? How do we find Balance in Our Life?  We work, have family and social commitments. Life is hectic.  Balance isimportant for those still working or raising a family or even retired. My six steps can be adapted to your lifestyle and will help to bring Balance Back to Your Life.