Tag Archives: sizzling towards sixty

Anything Goes #9

It’s that time again…it’s Monday and Anything Goes! That’s right party friends you can link up any family friendly post! Have a post you want to give more reach? Need some comments or shares? Want one close to going viral takeoff? Now is the time to link it up! We comment and pin and share EVERY link you leave! So… Read more »

Zumba your way to Health & Fitness

Zumba

  ZUMBA your way to health and fitness !!  One of my Saturday Sisters (the friends I run with) loves Zumba! Zumba – it’s a crazy name to me but it certainly became a craze back in the mid ‘90s when it was introduced by Alberto ‘Beto’ Perez. Like everything, there are those that love it, those that aren’t fussed and those… Read more »

Help! I’m in a Rut and can’t get out!

Do you ever feel that you are experiencing ‘Ground Hog Day’?  You may have seen the movie with Bill Murray where he wakes up at the same time, on the same day every day.  This feeling of being in a routine or ‘rut’ can have a negative affect on your mind and body.

Is 60 the Beginning or the End – It is Up to YOU!!!

Is 60 the Beginning or the End? Reaching 60 can be the beginning or the end of your life depending how you look at it.  I read an article this week which made me feel sad and then frustrated.  It was about a woman who feels invisible and 60.  At first I felt quite sorry for the lady and then… Read more »

Staycation – How to Have a Holiday at Home

Holiday At Home

The holidays are approaching or you just need a break away, however the budget is not looking healthy enough to take a vacation.  Why not take a Staycation and Holiday at Home?  Do we really know the city that we live in?  I’m sure most of us are guilty of always travelling away from our home town for our vacations…. Read more »

Evening Class – Be Inspired to Learn A Language

Maeve Binchy

As it was St Patrick’s Day this week I thought our Book review should be one written by an Irish author. I have selected Maeve Binchy.  Unfortunately, she passed away recently however her books are still very popular.

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 »

Why Friendship Is Such An Important Part of Life

Friendship

My high school reunion was approaching in Sydney. I wasn’t sure if I would be able to attend however a group was started on Facebook and it has been wonderful catching up with those friends and acquaintances from school days. It has certainly been an enriching experience to reconnect with those I was close to and also those who I was… Read more »

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 »