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Tweaking Our Diet
It occurred to me recently that we should think about tweaking our diet in light of the fact that ourRead more.
We are moving on again! No we are not changing our boat this time, but we are moving on. Here’s why.Read more.
It is a truth universally acknowledged that people don’t like change, let alone to embrace change. For many people fearRead more.
High Blood Pressure
Apart from a spike in my blood pressure a few years ago I have never had to worry about highRead more.
High Pulse Rate at Rest
The other day whilst in a conversation with a friend, she asked me if I knew the meaning of theRead more.
Keeping a First Aid Kit
Having spent several years of our life on board sailing boats I have always been careful to carry a goodRead more.
It has taken a while but I have finally discovered easy gardening. When we first moved aboard “Roma Pearl” IRead more.
It might seem strange to put the words “Fun” and “Good Time” in the same sentence as prostate cancer butRead more.
Strategy to Drink More Water
Last week whilst having coffee with a group of ladies the conversation turned to water and how much we shouldRead more.
Some Serious Cardiovascular
Well we all know that cardiovascular exercise is good for us but how often do we get around to doingRead more.
Sweet Relief for Teeth.
Well that is Easter done and dusted and I’m happy to report that I didn’t over indulge on chocolate thisRead more.
Communication In Relationships
Communication in relationships is essential for a healthy and happy union. Communicating Communicating isn’t something you only do when thereRead more.
Change as good as a Rest
There is a lot of truth in the old saying “A change as good as a rest”. Even if youRead more.
Healthy Eating Habits
Well after a week of luxury that played havoc with our healthy eating habits we are now back on boardRead more.
Colour Art Therapy
I’m not usually one for following the latest trends but I have to admit that I am now well andRead more.
Like most people we take a few vitamin supplements to help our diet. We don’t take many and we likeRead more.
Stopping Hair Loss
Last June I got serious about stopping hair loss and now ten months later I am more than happy withRead more.
Keeping cool in the tropics isn’t too difficult if you are sailing or swinging at anchor. The boat will faceRead more.
Compromise In A Relationship
Here is a little news flash. Compromise in a relationship, is normal. Some people get very upset about making aRead more.
How To Lift Your Mood
How can you lift your mood? Right now I am in the enviable position of being able to instantly liftRead more.
Hair Today Gone Tomorrow
I have always maintained that hairdressers undergo a lengthy apprenticeship for a reason, that reason being that cutting hair isRead more.
The Danger of Soft Drinks
I never drink fizzy or aerated beverages and this is something I chose to do long before I, or anyoneRead more.
Celebrity Diets. Celebrity Diets is a good way to find out about diet trends since celebrities always like to keepRead more.
Save with Soup
The other day when I was going through our stores I discovered some dried green peas so I decided toRead more.
Say No to Stress
It seems that stress is playing a bigger part in most people’s lives than ever before. Stress is different thingsRead more.
The Sunshine Vitamin
Most people probably know that vitamin D is commonly known as the sunshine vitamin because it can be made inRead more.
New Year Resolutions
Yes it’s that time of year again. I don’t usually bother with New Year Resolutions but this year I gotRead more.
We hear a lot about conserving or saving water but the reality is only a small part of the populationRead more.
Count Your blessings
These days the saying “Count your blessings” is pretty old fashioned but when I was growing up in post warRead more.
Headaches and Chewing Gum
Well we all know what a headache chewing gum can be just ask anyone who has ever tried removing itRead more.
Gluten Free Diet
Although I have never had anything to do with a gluten free diet, like most people I am familiar withRead more.
Right now it is very hot and humid in this part of the world so easy meals with minimum fussRead more.
Recently I discovered something that is helping to give me stronger fingernails and I thought I would pass the informationRead more.
Cooking Free Night
Recently whilst chatting with friends about what we were having for dinner I said we were having a cooking freeRead more.
Emotional Support For Partners.
Emotional support is critical for the wellbeing of relationships, as with all things, relationships need nurturing if they are to remainRead more.
The dreaded words “Skin Cancer” raised their ugly heads last week after a visit to the doctor for a check-up.Read more.
Parsnips and Others On A Budget
Parsnips are very expensive They remain that way all year round. For this reason although we love parsnips we don’tRead more.
Change of Lifestyle
Well it has been a while since I posted the last blog and quite a lot has happened since then.Read more.
Keeping a Trim Waist
After reading the title “Keeping a Trim Waist” a common retort would probably be, what waist? As we all know shiftingRead more.
Losing Weight Slowly
Losing weight slowly is the only safe way and the sure way to make it stay off. The other dayRead more.
A Good Nights Sleep
Getting a good nights sleep has never been a problem for us, except for the odd occasion, due to stressRead more.
Cutting Back On Sugar.
Like many people I struggle with cutting back on sugar. The problem is even if you have a good dietRead more.
Stress Free Living
When it comes to stress free living being retired and living permanently on board a sailing boat is about asRead more.
Last weekend I was reminded what a great thing friendship is and how lucky I am to have made friendsRead more.
Pelvic Floor Exercises
About three months ago I purchased a pelvic floor exerciser. I decided on this course of action after experiencing severalRead more.