Category Archives: Midlife Health & Wellness

Over 50s Midlife Health Wellness.  Tips for Over 50s to keep healthy and lead an active lifestyle in midlife and beyond. Loads of information about Exercise, fitness, diet, healthy eating, yoga, mindfulness, happiness, healthy in mind, body and soul.  At Sizzling Towards 60 & Beyond we take a holistic approach for total health and wellness.  Join the Fab Fitters at the #couchpotatotofabfit Facebook group for daily motivation and support in your journey to be fit, fabulous, healthier and happier.  Good health is all about making lifestyle choices in eating and with exercise.  Just 30 minutes of exercise each day and eating a well-balanced diet will keep you fit and healthy.  Subscribe to www.sizzlingtowardssixty.com.au and receive the free E-book ‘From Couchpotato to Fab Fit’.

Friday Favourites: Be Consistent and See Results

Be Consistent

  This week’s Friday Favourite is revisiting a post I wrote back in March for an April Challenge I wanted to do with the Fab Fitters over at my #couchpotatotofabfit Facebook group. As we come to the end of our month of Health & Wellness we are also at the half way mark of the year.  What better way to… Read more »

Fit & Fabulous: Vary your exercise and see results

Why you need to vary your exercise

Have you been exercising regularly but not seeing the results? This can be frustrating as you know you are putting in the effort but don’t seem to be looking or feeling any different. One of the reasons could be that your body (and probably mind) is bored. For overall fitness, variety is the key.  I love my personal training sessions… Read more »

Tuesday’s Tip: Regular health checks women should know about

Regular health checks for women

      This week my Tuesday’s Tip is to list some regular health checks and screening that you really should know about – especially once you reach midlife. I recently had to have some tests and it reminded me of a post I wrote last year, listing 12 health checks that every woman over 40 should have. I have… Read more »

Friday Favourites: Revisiting ways to be fit, fabulous, healthier and happier

  Fit, fabulous, healthier and happier.  I’m sure that is what we all strive for to enjoy life in our retirement. Want to feel at the top of your game and enjoy life? I’ve focused on health and wellness for the whole of June and I hope you have been inspired, learned something new and feel motivated to improve your… Read more »

Pick your Battles & Set your Priorites for good mental health- Guest Post by Debbie Harris

  I met Debbie Harris from Deb’s World through the blogging community and enjoyed her blog and blogging challenges she takes.  As you know I love a challenge so I knew we would click.  Debbie is an ‘aussie’ like me although she lives in another state, has recently retired and likes to keep healthy so three more ticks for a… Read more »

Tuesday’s Tip: 12 ways to improve your health and wellness

12 tips to improve your health and wellness

  This month on the blog it has all been about my Month of Health & Wellness.  I’ve been making a concerted effort to take care of my myself – body, mind and soul.  To me looking after the three areas of body, mind and soul brings a holistic and total health and wellness. I like to think I lead… Read more »

The importance of laughter & feeling connected

Laughter and feeling connected are so important to our mental health and well being – especially as we age. Laughter & feeling connected – why it is so important Research has shown that laughter is good for us physically, mentally and spiritually.  It reduces stress, increases our sense of well being and lifts our moods.  There are even laughter groups… Read more »

5 ways to increase your daily veggie intake

5 ways to increase your daily veggie intake

You may have read my previous posts and know that I am making June my month of Health & Wellness.  That means looking at my overall health through exercise, diet and mental health.  So far for the month, I’ve outlined what my approach will be and given you a general idea.  In this post I would like to look at… Read more »

Meaningful Mondays: A month of Health & Wellness

June Month of Health & Wellness

  June Health & Wellness Month In May, I decided to make that month my month of happiness and focus on what makes me happy.  I also realised by month end, that happiness comes from within and I don’t really need to have rely on possessions or others to be happy.  If you haven’t read any of my posts about… Read more »

Beach fun & safety: check out the best protection tips from skin care experts

7 sun safe tips from skin care experts.

  Living in Australia, we are renowned for beautiful beaches and hot summers.  We also have one of the highest skin cancer rates in the world. My guest writer this week is Annie Lizstan.  Annie has previously written for Sizzling Towards 60 & Beyond about Magnesium Oil with Aloe Vera: 7 Benefits for Joint Pain Relief. & Is Your Food… Read more »

Meaningful Mondays: Remember to Breathe

how to master your breathing

  Do you ever really stop and think about your breathing and our emotions? How to master your breathing I recently went to a day retreat and we concentrated on our breathing techniques.  As we lay there slowly breathing in and slowly exhaling, the instructor was explaining how our breath changes depending on how we are feeling.  For example, if… Read more »

Friday Favourites: 5 easy ways to a Healthier, Happier YOU!

easy ways to be healthier and happier

Do you struggle to get through everything in a day and find that there is NO TIME FOR YOU or YOUR HEALTH? I was looking through my post archives and came across a post I had written about a year ago. It was for a writing group I belonged to and the prompt was ‘What are your top life hacks’?… Read more »