‘Nothing is impossible. The word itself says I’m possible’ – Audrey Hepburn I’m not a fan of exercise. Maybe I’m inherently lazy or maybe it’s because I don’t really know what to do, but exercising does not rate highly in a list of things I enjoy or as part of my day to day life.… Continue reading Exercise Snacking – fast but effective exercise
How to stay young
‘Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength’ – Betty Friedan OK, perhaps the title is a little ambitious, after all the clock keeps on ticking for us all and time seems to go in a flash. However, studies have shown that there are things we can all do, beyond… Continue reading How to stay young
‘To keep the body in good health is a duty . . . otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear’ – Buddha As it was Valentine’s Day this week and February is National Heart Month in the UK, it seems right to have a post about keeping our heart… Continue reading Heart health
Time for tea?
‘Life is like a cup of tea, it’s all in how you make it’ – unknown I’ve never been a tea drinker, although I do enjoy the occasional herbal tea (i’m into chamomile with vanilla and roasted chicory root at the moment!), but coffee is my hot drink of preference. Mainly decaf, although I do… Continue reading Time for tea?
Tips for getting through the winter months
‘Invest in yourself, you can afford it’- Rashon Carraway So Christmas is behind us, but here in the UK there are still at least a couple of months before spring comes along. If, like me, you’re getting fed up with the cold, wet weather and the long, dark evenings, here are a few tiny tweaks… Continue reading Tips for getting through the winter months
Self-care tips as we head into the festive season
‘Self-care is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation’ – Audre Lorde Maybe it’s the long Winter evenings or perhaps it’s the sight of Christmas trees and decorations appearing in the shops. Maybe it’s the traditional Christmas adverts on TV or the anticipation on children’s faces. Maybe there’s a sparkle of something in the air. Whatever the… Continue reading Self-care tips as we head into the festive season
15 weird human body facts!
‘They say the human body can lose over 50% of its body parts and survive. But it depends on which parts, and which body’ – Jan Ellison I came across some of these facts whilst doing some research and I had to know more! The human body is amazing and there is so much going… Continue reading 15 weird human body facts!
‘To succeed in life, you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone and a funny bone’ – Reba McEntire I love that quote. I’ve used it before in a different context https://wordpress.com/post/happyhealthymeajourney.com/780 but this time the post is literally about bones! We probably don’t think about them much, in the same way as we don’t… Continue reading Bone Strength
‘Around here we don’t look backwards for very long. We keep moving forward, opening up new doors and doing new things, because we are curious . . . and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths. Keep moving forward’ – Walt Disney Next weekend the clocks go back in the UK by one hour. Where… Continue reading Going backwards?
‘Good posture is the one most important thing anybody can do now to look better’ – Helen Gurley Brown In my post last week about flat stomachs, I mentioned posture as being really important. One of my lovely fellow bloggers commented that we don’t realise how important posture is, and I think she is absolutely… Continue reading Standing Tall