Tag Archives: wellbeing

6 Ways to Love Yourself Today

love yourself

  ‘Love is all around us and so the feeling grows’ as the words of the famous song go.  BUT and it is a big BUT are you loving you?  In my previous post, I wrote about Love and why you should love yourself first. No it isn’t selfish, it is paramount to your health and happiness. Not feeling the… Read more »

The Best Ways to Exercise without breaking the budget


What are the best ways to exercise without breaking the budget?  This is a question we ask ourselves when we want to start a new exercise program.   One of the reasons people give for not even starting to exercise is that they ‘can’t afford it’. Gym fees, personal trainers or classes are great but they can become expensive. For me,… Read more »

10 simple ways to Rejuvenate Yourself

10 ways to rejuvenate yourself

I recently wrote a post about Cancer Survivors Day which is on June 5 and will be also promoting Global Wellness Day on June 11.  As part of my #couchpotatotofabfit Facebook Group I decided instead of a monthly challenge and because we are mid-year, it was an opportune time to devote 30 days to Rejuvenating ourselves through healthier eating, regular… Read more »

‘W’ is for Wellbeing – A Holistic approach to health

W is for wellness

Wellbeing – what does it mean? ‘The state of being comfortable, healthy and happy’ Throughout the 26 Day A-Z Guide to a Healthier, Happier Lifestyle, there has been a constant theme of total wellness and wellbeing.  Being healthy is not just health in the physical sense, but we also need to take care of our mental health and spiritual health…. Read more »

Why you need to slow down and live the life you want NOW!

Never Get Too Busy

  I just had a text from a friend who wanted us to join them for breakfast tomorrow or lunch today.  I couldn’t make either dates and they said ‘we thought you two were meant to be retired’.  Well we are; but life is busy and I’m loving every minute of it! The difference is, I’m making the choices as… Read more »

Why 50+ Doesn’t Need to be the New 40, 30 or 20!

Grab Life Feel Great & Live

I loved turning 50!  Age has never been an issue with me. Of course I’ve had other issues of self-doubt and never thinking I was good enough but when I turned 50 I started to change – and now 8 years later I finally like and maybe even love who I am! There was a time in my mother’s and previous generations… Read more »

Want to be Pampered? How to Make a Day Spa at Home

Who doesn’t like to be pampered and take some time out for themselves?  Going to a Day Spa is a luxury which some of us can’t afford on a regular basis.  I am always thrilled if I receive a voucher for a massage or facial as a little pampering goes a long way.  It doesn’t matter what age we are,… Read more »

10 Steps to A New Improved You – Change

Welcome to Part 2 of 10 Steps to a New Improved You!  Before we move onto the second part of this series let’s recap what we have learned so far. In my previous post Diet is A Dirty Word – we learnt that dieting, especially ‘fad’ diets is a quick fix for weight loss but certainly not sustainable as a lifestyle choice. … Read more »

Chocaholics Rejoice – Its Okay to Eat Chocolate!

Chocaholics rejoice! Hands up who indulged (or overindulged) in Chocolate over the Easter break.  Come on, don’t hide it, we probably all ate at least one (or more) easter eggs or chocolate bunnies over the holidays. If you did, then I have some good news for you.