Tag Archives: health

‘M’ is for Motivation – How to keep motivated when you just want to stay under the covers.

M is for Motivation

  What motivates you?  I asked several people recently and received completely different answers from each of them.  Some needed to be accountable, some needed to be reminded, some had to go back to their ‘why’ and some just wanted to fit into their jeans! It is so hard to stay motivated sometimes. Life gets in the way and we… Read more »

‘K’ is for Knitting – How relaxation helps our mental & physical health

K is for Knitting

Now I suppose you are wondering why Knitting would be included in my A-Z Guide to a Healthier, Happier Lifestyle.  I can hear you thinking that whilst Knitting might exercise your hands, it can hardly be described as a hard core workout. However, if you have read my previous posts from ‘A – J’, you will see that my approach… Read more »

‘I’ is for Inner Child – The health benefits of releasing your inner child

inner child

When was the last time you really had FUN? Fun like you had when you were a child.   That innocent, simple enjoyment we experienced as children when using our imagination took us to new worlds. What about the simple joy of watching a sunset or stopping to appreciate a rainbow? Alas, we grow up and life takes over – responsibility… Read more »

‘H is for Health & Happiness’ – Why You Need Both

'H' is for health and happiness

Health and Happiness – two things that we strive for to make our lives complete.  Yes, I know that some would argue that you don’t necessarily need both – you can be happy or you can be healthy but for me, I honestly believe the two go ‘hand in hand’.  As the Dalai Lama says: “Happiness is the Highest form… Read more »

‘B’ is for Balance – Why We Need it for a Healthy Lifestyle

B is for Balance

Life is Busy – that is a fact of life these days!  Technology, work, family, friends, even retirement is busy and it seems to be the #1 problem that we face in our lives.  We are overworked, stressed and anxious about all manner of things and with stress and anxiety our health can suffer. How do we find Balance at… Read more »

5 Steps to Making ‘The Change’ a Positive One

Making the change a positive one

  I was honoured to be asked to write an article for Dr Catherine Hansen’s Woman2Woman blog. Dr Hansen specialises in Women’s Health and recently wrote a 5 part series of articles for my website about Menopause. Here is the opening extract from my post and I hope you will click on the link below to read the article in… Read more »

FREE 26 Day Transformation – A to Z Guide to a Healthier, Happier You!

26 day challenge a-z

    Welcome to My A to Z Guide to a Healthier, Happier You! Will you give yourself the gift of time for 26 days to transform  your life to a healthier, happier version of You? You deserve it AND best of all it is FREE! To me, Health and Happiness go ‘hand-in-hand’.  I don’t believe you can have one… Read more »

#atozchallenge My A to Z Guide to a Healthier, Happier You!

  In April, I am participating in the 2016 Blogging from A to Z Challenge!  My friend, Leanne, from Cresting the Hill told me about it so we are both going to give it a try. It will require commitment as we need to post something for 26 days, each day based on the alphabet and following a theme. Today… Read more »

Menopause – “Are there Non-Hormone Options?”

Menopause Series Part 5

  Last week we had Part 4 in our series of Posts from Dr Catherine Hansen on the subject of Menopause. I found Part 4- Why Trust Your Doctor? very informative and it certainly is so important to build a comfortable working relationship with your Doctor, especially during this phase of life. This week I’m bringing you Part 5, the… Read more »

Menopause – “Why Trust Your Doctor?”

Menopoause Part 4

Last week we had Part 3 in our series of Posts from Dr Catherine Hansen on the subject of Menopause. I found Part 3- Hormones, The Good, The Bad and The Ugly very informative and it is good to know there IS light at the end of the peri-menopause tunnel. This week I’m bringing you Part 4 in the 5… Read more »

Menopause – “Hormones – the Good, the Bad & the Ugly”

menopause part 3

Last week we had Part 2 in our series of Posts from Dr Catherine Hansen on the subject of Menopause. I found Part 2- Hormones, Alleviating the Confusion very enlightening as there is so much conflicting information around this area and it is good to be informed. This week I’m bringing you Part 3 in the 5 Week Series on… Read more »

Menopause – “Hormones, alleviating the confusion”

Hormones, Alleviating the confusion

Last week I was excited to bring you a new series of Guest Posts from Dr Catherine Hansen on the subject of Menopause.  It appears that we are all trying to find ways to cope with this phase of our lives in the best way possible.  Some of us find it easier than others. This week I’m bringing you Part… Read more »