Tag Archives: lifestyle

How do you rate on the Life Happiness and Contentment Scale?

Life happiness and contentment

How do you rate on the Life happiness and contentment scale? Do you ever take the time to assess how your life is tracking in the happiness and contentment department? My 3 month report card – I need to check in to see if my quest to Simplify my life for increased happiness and contentment working. It was my Word… Read more »

5 Quotes to help you take a Break from Routine

Break from routine

Is it time to take a Break from Routine ? In my post Back to Routine – Does it have to be? I wrote about how being in our comfort zone is good sometimes but breaking out of routine can also help us to achieve our full potential. 5 Quotes to help you take a Break from Routine Sometimes it… 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 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 »

17 things on my ‘to do’ list in 2017

17 things on my to do list for 2017

Well we are moving into 2017 and it will also be a big number birthday for me. If you read my blog last year, you would know that I’ve changed my mind about New Year Resolutions and I don’t make them anymore. If you want to know why I don’t think they are important just click here on the link…. Read more »

7 Ways to Keep an Ageing Brain Sharp

7 Ways to keep an ageing brain sharp

We all know that as we age, we need to keep not only exercising our bodies but also our mind.  Keeping our brain sharp and active allows us to continue living active and fulfilling lives. This week I would like to introduce a guest writer, Marcus from psychi.com., a site dedicated to examining the latest research and how it can… Read more »

Maybe it’s time to press the reset button on your life.

time to press the reset button life.

It is almost halfway through the year and although I was determined not to make New Year Resolutions I concede that we all have dreams and goals we want to achieve.  However, life is busy and we can easily get caught on the ‘treadmill of life’. I was having a Personal Training session and my trainer told me to ‘set… Read more »

Top tips for Spring Cleaning Your Home and Your Life

Okay so we are into May, the weather is warmer (in the northern hemisphere) and after a long, cold winter you are feeling motivated to get into some Spring Cleaning – right? No more putting off those jobs that have been niggling you throughout winter. TIME TO TAKE SOME ACTION! Spring is such a beautiful season.  A time of renewal… Read more »

‘G’ is for Gratitude – How being Grateful is good for our Mental Health

'G' is for Gratitude

We hear a lot about being grateful these days.  There are even blog challenges to write about what we are grateful for each day, or month or year.  But has this term become overused?  I hope not! In my post ‘Start each day with a grateful heart’, I list 10 things I’m grateful for.  I also started the post by… 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 »