Tag Archives: wellness

Fit & Fabulous : Yoga does not have an age limit – 5 benefits of Yoga

Over 50s 5 Benefits of Yoga

Over 50? Do you know why Yoga is so good for you? Do you know the benefits of even 10 minutes yoga practice daily? I have discovered a few things about yoga since I started practicing over the last year. At first I had my doubts about whether I could do it and actually felt it was more for people… Read more »

Fit and Fabulous – Create a daily ritual

Create a daily ritual

  Being Fit and Fabulous is not just about our physical health but also our mental and spiritual health.  The combination of all three areas of our being is important to our overall health and wellness. One of my biggest hurdles in life is starting the day well.  I’m not a restful sleeper and many mornings wake as early as… Read more »

Simple Ways to Rejuvenate Yourself #10 – Try something new

Try something new

The final chapter in my Simple Ways to Rejuvenate Yourself is #10 – Try something new!  Trying something new and even challenging yourself makes you feel alive. We can all fall into the routine of day-to-day life, the same old, same old and life can become BORING!  We become BORING and we stop trying. Once we stop trying we fall… Read more »

5 things to do on Global Wellness Day

Global Wellness Day

I am a firm believer in being healthy and living a holistic lifestyle and I wanted to raise the awareness by highlighting Global Wellness Day – June 11, 2016.  It is celebrated in 86 countries across 7 continents and the slogan is “One Day Can Change Your Whole Life” The official website suggests: Global Wellness Day : The purpose of… Read more »

Why Play is Important: Connecting the Dots with Leisure

Let children play

Last week I wrote about How Midlife does not have to be a crisis but rather it can be a positive experience if we have the right attitude.  I also mentioned that I would be introducing women experiencing midlife and I’m delighted to have introduce our first guest, Terri Webster Schrandt from Second Wind Leisure Perspectives. Terri is a women… Read more »

What’s Your Plan? #couchpotatotofabfit community

What's Your Plan?

What a great response to Sizzling Towards 60’s new #couchpotatotofabfit community!!! I know that we can make great progress together, keeping each other accountable, supporting and learning from each other as we strive to live a healthier life in 2016. This community is not about running marathons it is about SIMPLY WORKING to be a HEALTHIER YOU in 2016! 

How to Relieve Restless Leg Syndrome

How do you relieve restless legs? Do you suffer from leg cramps or restless, ‘twitchy’ legs especially at night? As a runner, I regularly suffer from this and it can be frustrating and annoying.  I look forward to hopping into bed, especially in the cooler months and relaxing.  Five minutes later and the dreaded restless legs start and relaxation and… 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 »