Tag Archives: lifestyle

The Power of Determination

 Welcome to Number 4 in my Series of Blogs About Inspirational people in my life.   Determination can achieve so much.  Once we make the commitment and find the determination to carry it through we can achieve anything we put our minds to. In this article we meet Toni Pike who has an inspiring story about her battle and success with weight… Read more »

6 Steps to Starting an Exercise Program Today

Start Your exercise program today in 6 easy steps

  So you have thought about exercising and becoming fitter but haven’t been able to make it happen? We have all been there and my 6 Steps to Starting an Exercise Program will hopefully give you some direction and motivation to get off the couch and move. “I’m too old”, “I’m not fit”, “I’ll start tomorrow”, “I’m no good at… Read more »

The ‘Exotic’ Maya Spalon – Our Love of India

Welcome to the Third Story in my series – “Inspirational People – Not Celebrities – People Like You and I” In this story we meet Anne Cathers. I met Anne when I went to High School in the ‘70s. We lost touch over the years as life took us in different directions. We reconnected through Facebook in the last couple… Read more »

Everything In Moderation – The Key to Enjoying Life’s Pleasures for Longer

Did you see the news item about the Marathon Runner who won Third Place After Literally Crawling Over Finish Line? http://www.popsugar.com/fitness/Austin-Marathon-Runner-Crawls-Over-Finish-Line-36885011 At first I thought wow that is gutsy determination and it was. I have to admit that I’m a little like that as I don’t like to give up on anything – my family and friends will agree with… Read more »

Time to Get Healthy so You can Sizzle!

  February 16 – 22 is Australia’s Healthy Weight Week an “initiative of the Dietician Association of Australia, raising awareness of the importance of achieving and maintaining a healthy weight and lifestyle’.  Check out the link as they have a wealth of information on attaining a Healthy Weight. The key word here is Healthy.

Making New Friends – Why It might be difficult

I wrote earlier today on Friendship and why Friends are an important part of life.  We all have friends, some of us still have lifelong friends from childhood or early teens.  However, as I mentioned in my article there are some friendships that only last a certain period of time. Making new friends can be difficult.

6 Easy Ways to Restore Balance In Your Life

6 steps to find balance in your life

Want to Restore Balance In Your Life? How do we find Balance in Our Life?  We work, have family and social commitments. Life is hectic.  Balance isimportant for those still working or raising a family or even retired. My six steps can be adapted to your lifestyle and will help to bring Balance Back to Your Life.

Just 20 minutes of exercise – It will make you feel better

Just 20 minutes of exercise

Its Saturday and I’ve just come back from my regular weekly run with my ‘Saturday Sisters’.  It was quite busy this morning with lots of people walking and jogging to start their day. I heard a couple talking as they walked past. He said ‘I don’t think we walked 6 km’ and his wife replied ‘It doesn’t matter at least… Read more »

Age Is Just A Number – No Matter What Age You Are

Live your life and forget your age

This quote says it all. I truly believe that life is what you make it.   As the saying goes ‘age is just a number’. There are some very ‘young’ and inspiring 80 year olds (which is what I’m aiming to be) and equally there are some of us in their 30s, 40s and 50s who feel old and unfulfilled. 

New Year’s Resolutions – Time for a Reality Check

January has gone and probably half of us can’t remember our New Year’s Resolutions! On New Year’s Eve I like to make a list of things I would like to achieve in the coming year. Like many who do this, I pat myself on the back and say great I have my list now bring on the New Year. However… Read more »

Let’s Sizzle with Sue from Sizzling Towards 60

sizzling towards sixty updated logo social media

Welcome to Sizzling Towards Sixty!  So Let’s Sizzle! Welcome to Sizzling Towards Sixty!   I’m Sue from Brisbane, Australia –  a woman of a ‘certain age’ (although I think I’m still 30) and instead of Struggling towards the BIG 60, I’m going to Sizzle! I’ve finally made the plunge and started a blog.  Why write it you say? Another blog in… Read more »

Diet is a Dirty Word!

Diet is a dirty word

How many diets have you tried?  Since high school I’ve tried every fad diet that is going.  There was the Israeli Army diet, the Atkins Diet, the 30 Days and you will be a supermodel diet, the list goes on.  Today we have the arguments for and against Paleo, Shakes, Low Carb, No Carb, Carb loading…. You have tried all… Read more »