Tag Archives: aging

Positive Aging How Pets improve our health & well being

Pets and health

  I love my grandpuppy! Yes I have a grandpuppy who is a Miniature Schnauzer and is so cute – she even has her own Instagram account https://www.instagram.com/wallis_the_pooch/ check here out!  Her name is Wallis and she thinks she is a human and sometimes so do I. Each week when I visit my grandson, Wallis races to say hello and… Read more »

I’m Struggling but that is OK – Life will get better

The last month has been a roller coaster ride for our family and I have to admit I’m struggling.  For those who follow my blog you may know that we live downstairs from my parents-in-law and have done for the last 8 years. Nonna recently turned 90 plus her 70th wedding anniversary and we had a celebration – I even… Read more »

Should you give up alcohol when going through menopause?

how alcohol affects menopause symptoms

Menopause presents many changes in our bodies and also raises questions in our minds.  This week, I’m delighted to present a guest, Ella James who has written about drinking Alcohol during menopause. Now, some of the points Ella raises you probably won’t like – because let’s face it, who doesn’t enjoy a vino (or drink of your choice) at the… Read more »

Don’t focus on your Age – Just get on with the business of living

don't focus on age

  I was honoured recently to be interviewed by Maggie Sloan an artist who lives in the US. Maggie has a website Mockingbirds at Midnight and is a very talented lady and paints beautiful watercolours. Her ‘About Me’ page opens with ‘I paint portraits, landscapes, and anything else. I love to tell stories. I play traditional Irish music.’ So when… Read more »

‘S’ is for Stretching – The Importance of being flexible especially in midlife


Are you sitting down while reading this?  Okay, stand up and gently raise your arms up and S-T-R-E-T-C-H!  Feels good doesn’t it? Did you know that ‘sitting is the new smoking’?  Meaning it can be just as damaging to our health to sit for long periods of time as it is to smoke! Society has changed and we are leading… Read more »