Gratitude is more than your 5 a day

Surely, there’s not much more to gratitude than writing five things, or even 3,  you are grateful for each day. That seems to be the standard advice and activity on the net. Keeping a gratitude journal will certainly do something and it will do more if you write out each statement like this: I am … Continue reading Gratitude is more than your 5 a day

Savouring the first cup of coffee of the day

I love the smell of just poured coffee. I love the froth on top even though it’s black. I love how it sits patiently waiting for me to take the first sip. Whilst, at the same time, it beckons me to indulge.  Ooh! I love how the first sip is a mix of froth and … Continue reading Savouring the first cup of coffee of the day

30 Day Challenge for boosting my vibration

Who wants to have 30 days with no TV, with no unnecessary human contact and really getting in touch with your higher self? Well, this is what I am going during November. I am on Day 3 and will be posting most days during the challenge. So far, it has been an awesome time. I … Continue reading 30 Day Challenge for boosting my vibration

Feeling good in under 3 minutes

We know about gratitude. We are brought up to say 'Thank you' when receiving things that it becomes so ingrained, an automatic response. Is this what it's all about? Consider another perspective, humans can have a tendency to take all the good things for granted. Unless we remain open to all that is around us, … Continue reading Feeling good in under 3 minutes

Shade to Light

When something horrendous happens, our brains automatically shut off the pain as protection. We need some time initially, to come to terms with what we’ve been told has really happened. It’s not a dream.  Reality sets in all too soon with making arrangements.  Each day passes and you feel a little bit better.  Fast forward … Continue reading Shade to Light

100 year life span

What changes with a 100 year life span?

For this article, we look just at the changes in post work and then see how this has an impact on work and education. The traditional three life phase approach is as follows With a life expectancy, the majority of life is spent working and this funds a retirement of little over 10 years.  As … Continue reading What changes with a 100 year life span?

Tuning in better

My journey and tuning in better

It is funny how we somehow disassociate our journey from what we are meant to do in this life. I’ve spent the past four years living the aging without limits model. I know I had made huge changes in my life after my daughter died. I didn’t put the two together until a week or … Continue reading My journey and tuning in better

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