Tag Archives: health

Fit & Fabulous: Why Health & Happiness go hand-in-hand

Why Health & Happiness go hand-in-hand

This month I’ve been concentrating on  Making MAY my month of Happiness  and encouraging you to do the same.  Back in April last year I took part in the.AtoZ Challenge and my theme was the A to Z Guide to Healthier & Happier You. I thought it would be appropriate to revisit a post from that collection  which was ‘H… 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 »

Fit & Fabulous Good Posture – Why it is vital for Good Health

good posture

Do you ever watch ‘period dramas’ such as Pride and Prejudice or more recently Downton Abbey?  Everyone, men and women, held themselves so straight, with head high and shoulders back.  It was an important part of the social graces and girls were trained for hours in the art of deportment. These days with more of us sitting longer hunched over… Read more »

Meaningful Mondays: 5 Women Over 50 share their thoughts on what brings Meaning to their Life

Meaning in life

What brings meaning to your life?  That is the question I would like you to consider today. In this week’s Meaningful Mondays post, I would love to introduce you to some dear friends of mine who I have met through blogging.  All of them are at that wonderful phase of life – Midlife & Beyond and I would encourage you… Read more »

Fit & Fabulous : Yoga does not have an age limit – 5 benefits of Yoga

Over 50s 5 Benefits of Yoga

Over 50? Do you know why Yoga is so good for you? Do you know the benefits of even 10 minutes yoga practice daily? I have discovered a few things about yoga since I started practicing over the last year. At first I had my doubts about whether I could do it and actually felt it was more for people… Read more »

Fit & Fabulous: Stop beating yourself up when you fall off the fitness track

Stop beating yourself up when you fall off the fitness track

  Over at my #couchpotatotofabfit Facebook Group, the Fab Fitters are working towards their own personal health goals for the month. Our goals are all different. One member wants to walk 10,000 steps each day.  Another is wanting to lose weight. Another member wants to improve core strength by increasing the length of time she can hold a plank. Whatever,… Read more »

Why having a purpose is the key to positive aging

positive aging

  Did you know the people of Okinawa are known to have the largest population of people who live to 100?  I read this in Dr James Rouse’s book, ‘Are you willing to show up and live your best life?’. One reason for the Okinawans’ longevity is that they live by ‘Ikigai’ which means everyone has a reason for being… Read more »

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 »

6 Ways to Love Yourself Today

love yourself

  ‘Love is all around us and so the feeling grows’ as the words of the famous song go.  BUT and it is a big BUT are you loving you?  In my previous post, I wrote about Love and why you should love yourself first. No it isn’t selfish, it is paramount to your health and happiness. Not feeling the… Read more »

Make your feet say ahhh….. with these comfy flip flops

flip flops

  Do you suffer from Tired, aching feet and legs?  Lower back pain?  then You need to keep reading. I run long distances so I punish my poor feet and they certainly cry out for comfort after a long run. This week I was sent two pairs of Archline Australia Flip Flops, I had just returned from a run and… Read more »

Tired of dieting? 3 Reasons You Need to Stop Dieting today

Reasons to stop dieting

    Are you tired of constantly dieting and not getting any results?  I hope you are sitting down when you read this BUT You need to stop the diet today to be healthier and happier. The word ‘diet’ has become synonymous with losing weight and we obsess about how much we weigh and what we can and can’t eat. … Read more »

How to Achieve a Healthy Weight Range

HEALTHY WEIGHT RANGE

  In a previous post, I wrote about Why You Need to know what a Healthy Weight Range is and the health risks associated with being overweight.  If you missed it, CLICK HERE. So we know ‘Why’  and now I’m going to discuss How you can achieve and maintain it. How  to achieve a healthy weight range? CLICK HERE DOWNLOAD… Read more »