Category Archives: Body Image Movement

Why You need to know what a Healthy Weight Range is

  Next week is Healthy Weight Week in Australia and the statistics for overweight and obesity in adults AND children is not good!  As a society we need to take a good look at why the numbers look this way and what we can do about it. Having a week to focus on healthy eating and exercise will help short… Read more »

Easy ways to maintain your fitness after 50

Fit Fabulous Healthier Happier

If you haven’t been exercising regularly you might be thinking about easy ways to maintain your fitness over 50.  It is a fact that we age but that doesn’t mean that we should give up on exercise.  Regular exercise is even more important as we age to strengthen our bones, keep us flexible and improve our general mental well-being. If… Read more »

5 Quotes to Help you Let Go & Live

LetGo

In my previous post Let Go, Accept Yourself and start Living I wrote about the need to Let Go and Live by accepting who you are and moving forward. I selected these 5 quotes to share with you as I feel they capture the positive results when we do let go of our past, our insecurities and the way we… Read more »

The Best Ways to Exercise without breaking the budget

exercise

What are the best ways to exercise without breaking the budget?  This is a question we ask ourselves when we want to start a new exercise program.   One of the reasons people give for not even starting to exercise is that they ‘can’t afford it’. Gym fees, personal trainers or classes are great but they can become expensive. For me,… Read more »

Let Go, Accept Yourself and Start Living

Let go, accept yourself and live

Will this year be a Happy New Year?  Will it be the ‘same old, same old’ or are you ready to make some positive changes in your life? We start out each year with good intentions, however, by the end of January or maybe February if you are lucky, life has taken over and those good intentions have been pushed… Read more »

Is Your Food Aging You Prematurely? Anti-Aging Diet

Anti aging foods

We are all looking for the elixir to keep looking youthful but really we have it already.  A good balanced diet does wonders for our skin and can slow down the aging process.  Personally, I don’t mind my wrinkles and laughter lines because it shows the story of my life.  However, I do like to be HEALTHY and I truly… Read more »

5 New Year Quotes to Inspire You

5-new-year-quotes-feature-compressor

A New Year with New Possibilities! I love this time of year as it is an opportunity to make changes in our lives.  We are still feeling high from the Festive Season and a New Year looms with all kinds of opportunity.  It is up to us whether we choose to open our minds and hearts to new opportunities or… Read more »

Fit and Fabulous – Plan and Prepare

Fit and Fabulous

The first step towards being Fit & Fabulous this year is about defining your goal and preparing. Planning and Preparation are the key to success.  Without a plan we drift along and soon lose sight of what we really want. Ask yourself two questions:  Where are You Now? Where do You want to be? The answers to these two questions… Read more »

5 ways to a A Fit & Fabulous New Year

5 ways to a fit and fabulous new year

Okay it is a New Year and thoughts turn to making changes in our lives. We are bombarded through social media about the next ‘big’ thing to make us feel healthier and happier. Some things work and others don’t. We can be sucked into a false hope only to be shattered or disappointed because nothing seems to be working. I’ve… Read more »

Embrace a Positive Body Image and be FREE

Embrace a positive body image

Recently I became a Body Image Movement Global Ambassador which I am very excited about.  If you missed my post you  can read about it by clicking on this link ‘I’m a Body Image Movement Global Ambassador’. Being an Ambassador is more than name only, I need to be passionate about the cause and to do this I needed to… Read more »

I’m a Body Image Movement Global Ambassador

to teach them that we are all beautiful in our own right. In other words, teaching them to love themselves which many women of my generation did not feel comfortable with because we were too busy pointing out our faults.

I’m excited to announce I have recently been accepted as a Body Image Movement Global Ambassador (#bimga). My aim as a BIMGA will be to help spread the word about positive body image and how we perceive ourselves. You might wonder why an almost 60-something would want to do this.  Recently I read that 62% of women 50 & over… Read more »

Why are we still so obsessed with body image in midlife?

Body image in midlife

Body image in Midlife is still a problem for a surprising number of women!  A study published in the International Journal of Eating Disorders revealed that 62% of women suggested that their weight and body image had a negative impact on their lives. 1,849 women from across the United States took part in the study “Body Image in Women 50… Read more »