Category Archives: Over 50s Midlife Lifestyle

Over 50s Midlife Lifestyle all things related to midlife and beyond.  Midlife Matters so make the most of being Over 50 and beyond.  Midlife is such an exciting time.  The children have flown the nest and it is now YOUR TIME to live your life the way you want to.  Don’t be held back by the thought of age, grab life with both hands and start living.  Tips on enjoying an Over 50s Midlife lifestyle including fashion, beauty, travel, inspiration and motivation as you Sizzle Towards 60 & Beyond.  Don’t want to miss a post?  Subscribe to and receive a free E-Book – ‘From Couchpotato To Fab Fit’.


My Winter Bucket List Update

Winter Bucket List Update

Back in June, I was asked by my friend Leslie from Once Upon A Time & Happily Ever After, Life After Retirement suggested I take part in a seasonal bucket list. I started with a Winter Bucket List because in Australia it is officially winter.  If you missed it you can read it here to see what I was hoping… Read more »

Thursday Thoughts: 5 reasons you should Pay it forward

  During our 31 day focus on YOU we have been looking at ways to improve our health and well-being.  We have been ticking off our list of things to do for ourselves and to be more mindful of ‘self-care’. Our sense of well being both mentally and physically can also be enhanced by helping others.  Showing random acts of… Read more »

Celebrating a Milestone Birthday: 700 Kilometers on the Camino Trail

Camino Trail

  During July the theme has been 31 days to focus on YOU and whilst we are only just over half-way I wanted to give you a taste of what to expect in August.  My August theme will be all about Celebrating Life Now!  Not waiting until….BUT celebrating and loving your life NOW! I will be celebrating my 60th birthday… Read more »

Tuesday’s Tip: Fashion Tips for Women – 50s, 60s & 70s

This week’s Tuesday’s Tip is all about Fashion! Last month during my month of Health and Wellness I introduced you to 5 fabulous ladies Over 50 who shared their health and wellness tips.  If you missed it you can read it here 5 Women Over 50 share their favourite health & wellness tips The post was so popular that I decided… Read more »

Meaningful Mondays: Find your focus create a Vision Board

Vision Board

  This month my theme is 31 days to focus on YOU! and finding ways to discover what you want from life – what makes you happy – making time for yourself. I recently read a great post from another blogger friend Jennifer from – Are you Just Passing the Time? Her first sentence, which I’ve quoted below, started… Read more »

Friday Favourites: Revisiting ways to re-discover who you are

  Comparing ourselves to others is part of life but when we let that develop a poor self-image then we need to take a good look at who we are.  I’ve made July the month that we focus on YOU for 31 days and I think that part of that focus should be on looking at ways we can overcome… Read more »

Thursday Thoughts: What did I get up to in June? A sentence a day June

a sentence a day

June is here and it is winter in Australia, although living in Queensland we have clear blue skies and sunny days. I started the challenge of writing a sentence a day back in April and also continued in May.  If you missed my posts for April and May you can read them here  A sentence a day On the first… Read more »

Tuesday’s tip: Are you making the most of each new day?

Making the most of each new day

  My Tuesday’s tip this week comes from a quote from Buddha’ and I’m also asking you ‘Are you making the most of each new day?. I loved the quote so much that I have it permanently in my email that is posted to my readers and also on the sidebar of my website. Hopefully you receive my ‘posts as… Read more »

Meaningful Mondays: Focus on what is important to you today

Focus on you today

It is July and this month on Sizzling Towards 60 & Beyond it is all about putting the focus on YOU!  In my previous post 31 days to focus on YOU I outlined my plan for this month’s theme and the topics I would be writing about. Where is your Focus? Recently I read a post by Debbie Harris at… Read more »

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 »

Thursday Thoughts: Taking a moment in the sunshine


  It was a busy morning for me. I dropped my grandson to kindy at 7am, did a 40 minute workout and then visited my mother-in-law at her aged care facility. The choir were performing so it was a big deal and I’d promised to be there. I came home and felt quite lazy so hubby kindly made me a… Read more »

Meaningful Mondays: 31 days to focus on YOU

31 days to focus on you

  Well we can’t put it off any longer – we are almost into July, officially at the midway point of another year.  How is your year going? Some of you are enjoying a long summer break whilst here in Australia we are snuggling up in Winter. The last couple of months I’ve been trying to write to a theme. … Read more »