Posture for women over 50

April 25, 2019
Woman with bad posture looking at a computer, sitting at a desk.

This post is part of the Gorgeous 50’s series inspired by a book given to me by one of my sisters on my 50th birthday – ‘Grown up and Gorgeous in your 50’s’ by Pamela Robson.  I will be sharing some of Pamela’s words and my own thoughts along the way.  To see all posts published as part of this series, go here. Pamela says: Your 50s is the time to tackle your posture – you really don’t want to be…

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cosy vibes

Creating your own Zen space at home

ZEN TIP TUESDAY #14 For Zen Tip Tuesday #14 it’s wonderful to welcome Sue Loncaric, a fellow mid-life Brisbane blogger who I’ve met in person several times now.  Sue is such a genuinely kind and lovely person who blogs over at Sizzling Towards 60…

April 23, 2019
Cape Otway Light Station from a distance - Victoria, Australia.

The Great Ocean Road – Maits Rest & Cape Otway

This is Part 6 of our Melbourne and Great Ocean Road road trip – 22 to 30 November 2018 So far I’ve covered our 2 nights in Melbourne, a quick stop off at Torquay and Bells Beach, another quick stop and explore at Aireys Inlet and Split Point Lighthouse,…

April 18, 2019
Pegs on a clothesline

Mindfulness in the Mundane

ZEN TIP TUESDAY #13 I’m so happy to welcome and introduce Bronwyn Mandile as our guest poster for ZTT #13.  Bron is well known within the Aussie blogosphere.  I’ve been aware of and known Bron (online) since shortly after I began blogging in September…

April 16, 2019
What sparks joy - now vs then

What Sparks Joy – Then vs Now

I thought it would be interesting to compare what ‘sparks joy’ [using the popular KonMari {Marie Kondo} term] for me now in my 50’s as compared to what sparked joy for me back in my late teens.  I would have compared my 50’s to…

April 11, 2019
Wild Koala mother with baby, Magnetic Island, Queensland, Australia

Zen on Magnetic Island

ZEN TIP TUESDAY #12 It’s wonderful to welcome Jan Robinson to the ZTT guest post series for ZTT #12.  Jan’s a fellow Aussie mid-life blogger who I’ve met once at a blogger’s lunch here in Brisbane and hopefully will catch up with again at…

April 9, 2019
Jeans

Jean Genius

This post is part of the Gorgeous 50’s series inspired by a book given to me by one of my sisters on my 50th birthday – ‘Grown up and Gorgeous in your 50’s’ by Pamela Robson.  I will be sharing some of Pamela’s words…

April 4, 2019
meditation mudra

Morning Meditation and Yoga

ZEN TIP TUESDAY #11 For ZTT #11 – I extend a big welcome to Marita Dortins.  Marita has been a yoga teacher since 2001, encouraging people to breathe, to stand tall, and to live with compassion.  Today Marita shares her knowledge on yoga and…

April 2, 2019
Sunset at Mooloolaba Beach on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia

Taking Stock – March 2019

It’s that time again!  Taking Stock time!  I can’t believe it but it was December 2018 when I did my last one so this one will be the first for 2019.  I’ve been doing Taking Stock posts for quite some time now.  In recent years,…

March 28, 2019
Girl sitting on a rock looking out at a flowing river

The stress-busting organisation method to create a sense of calm

ZEN TIP TUESDAY #10 For ZTT #10 I welcome Charlotte Atkinson.  Charlotte makes films, amongst other things. What started for her as a passion for being organised, developed into a full-blown career in the film industry.  Charlotte shares some stress-busting organisation methods to help…

March 26, 2019
Apollo Bay View

The Great Ocean Road – Apollo Bay

This is Part 5 of our Melbourne and Great Ocean Road road trip – 22 to 30 November 2018 So far I’ve covered our 2 nights in Melbourne, a quick stop off at Torquay and Bells Beach and another quick stop and explore at Aireys Inlet and Split Point Lighthouse and…

March 21, 2019
Ladies feet on an acupressure mat

Use an acupressure mat before sleeping

ZEN TIP TUESDAY #9 This week for ZTT #9 I’m happy to welcome Kate Campion who is sharing with us the benefits of using an acupressure mat – the main one being improved and more restful sleep!  Kate also gives us the heads up…

March 19, 2019
Eyes

Beauty: Making Eyes

This post is part of the Gorgeous 50’s series inspired by a book given to me by one of my sisters on my 50th birthday – ‘Grown up and Gorgeous in your 50’s’ by Pamela Robson.  I will be sharing some of Pamela’s words…

March 14, 2019
Peaceful lake

Seeking Gems of Zen – a guest post opportunity!

I’m seeking your little gems of zen! We all have them – little tricks (activities, places we go, lifestyle choices) that help relax us; make us feel more peaceful; restore some balance to us physically, mentally and spiritually; and these generally result in a…

March 7, 2019