Effects of stress in just six weeks

The past two months have been hugely stressful and, as a result, my health has suffered. What happened? In January, I was going to the gym five times a week and had the biggest change in my fitness. Diet was on track. I was eating mostly vegetables combining raw and lightly cooked. Stuff arrived to … Continue reading Effects of stress in just six weeks

Pain is a cry for help

Pain is our body’s cry for help

I’ve been doing research and found that people in their 40s start to have twinges, creaks and pain when they move. Despite this being a common phenomenon, it is cause for alarm. Anyone who has creaking, twinges and pain, please take notice. Our bodies are regenerating organisms. They are built to serve us and they … Continue reading Pain is our body’s cry for help

Knowjng what you don’t want is only going give you that

Knowing what we don’t want

There’s nothing new with eating healthy, exercising daily, having people around you for love and support. What is new are the reasons why these things are very important. Research results over and over highlight the significance of taking action to live fully, live long, live well. Our lifestyle choices, throughout our lives, have a huge … Continue reading Knowing what we don’t want

Get the Legals done

Get the legals in place

Your parents may be getting older and still have many years yet. Though, sometimes, we don’t know when illness takes hold and some serious decisions need to be taken. Remember, medical science has increased the longevity and at the expense of health. The generation in their 70s, 80s and beyond tend to be stubborn in … Continue reading Get the legals in place

Feeling good with laughter

Feeling good with laughter

Laughter feels so good. It releases serotonin and endorphins which helps balance the stress hormones - cortisol, adrenaline and dopamine. Yet, when we are stressed or unhappy, it is one of the last responses we do. Yet, laughter is essential for us to feel connected with people. It’s a way humans bond together. We are … Continue reading Feeling good with laughter

The Curse of Processed Food

Eating out & eating processed foods taste yummy at the time. Taking the easy road now may lead to years of disease and ill-health later. Eating out amongst Australians now reaches more than four times a week. This means we are relying upon restaurants and cafes for our daily intake of vegetables and what we get … Continue reading The Curse of Processed Food

The best anti-aging strategy

The best anti-aging strategy

We are obsessed with remaining young like never before. There are whole industries selling us lotions, potions, surgery and more. In the hurly burly of all the media hype, it may be possible to miss the real elixir, the fountain of youth. O M Gracious! I hear you say. What could it be? How much … Continue reading The best anti-aging strategy

Put the brakes on ageing

Put the brakes on aging

Have you heard people, or even yourself referring to a momentary loss of memory as a ‘Senior Moment.’ There isn’t any such thing. It’s a display of memory decay. Researchers have found developing brain fog in your 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s is a sign of trouble. The good news is that it’s not irreversible. … Continue reading Put the brakes on aging

Why I love gratitude

There’s a lot around about gratitude and it is easy to nod and say, yes I am grateful for everything in my life. At an intellectual level, this may be true. The proof of gratitude is in our behaviour. It’s effects how we show up in our lives. Think of gratitude as being our in-breath. … Continue reading Why I love gratitude