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Fit & Fabulous: Fitness Inspiration from an 86 year old Nun

Inspiration the Iron Nun

    It was a Monday afternoon and I had just finished a PT session.  I was feeling tired!  I sat down and flicked through the latest on Facebook – as you do – and I came across this video on the Popsugar Fitness Facebook page. Next time you DON’T feel like doing something to help your health and happiness… 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 »

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 »

Positive Aging – Nutrition for Over 50s

Nutrition for over 50s

  Part of positive aging is maintaining good health and well being is adopting an eating lifestyle that provides good nutrition.  What we eat as we age is vital to not only good physical health but also our mental health. I recently completed a course through FutureLearn.com ‘Strategies for Successful Aging’ and one area discussed was Nutrition for Healthy Aging… Read more »