Healthy Living | Healthy Ageing

What Menopause Does to Your Face

The Natural Facelift Method softens existing wrinkles

Menopause is a tricky time for many of us. Do you recognize how your body functions, how it looks and how it feels? It has been about 40 years since your body changed so dramatically and you have forgotten what it felt like. You are much more emotionally secure now, but questions arise, what will…

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Wishing that plump face was yours?

I can hear you! “Where is the person I remember? I have hit menopause, and everything seems to have changed!” Everything is travelling ‘south’, and this includes the skin around the eyes and mouth. What doesn’t help is that the media puts older people, especially women, in a negative light as if we suddenly don’t…

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Lymph Drainage using Reflexology – RLD

RLD focuses on stimulating the lymphatic reflexes on the feet. The aim is to cause an effect on the lymphatic system in the body. It is a unique sequence that has been researched and developed by Sally Kay BSc(Hon). Sally is a multi-award-winning reflexology practitioner researcher, educator and author. RLD was developed when Sally worked…

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Menopause and Hair Loss

Menopause brings about many changes as hormone production fluctuates and drops. This has an impact on our physical, emotional and mental wellbeing. One area where we may notice change is the health of our hair. Either we lose more of it or it is thinning and, we may experience some hair growth on the chin.…

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Menopause and the 3 M’s

Menopause is a time in a woman’s life, yours and mine, where big changes happen. Since puberty, we learned to get used to our cycle, be it regular or regularly irregular, it was ours, we felt comfortable with it. I found that a few days before my period was due, I had the urge to…

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The Three S’s of Healthy Ageing

Simple Implementing steps in our daily lives needs to be simple. When it is easy, body and mind are healthier which helps as we age. Movement A lot happens when we move and that is why we need to do this every day; all bodily functions work better. As we move, our breathing is deeper…

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Apologies – where, what and how?

Let’s talk about apologies, often we are not aware we are apologizing for no reason. Apologies can be positive and have a place when intended to apologize for something you have done or not done or said. These are genuine and usually start with ‘sorry but …’. However, so often do I hear apologies that…

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5 Tips for the Holiday Season

Christmas is a joyous time for many but not all. I sure can do with some happy hormones at any time of the year and, following the 5 tips has often helped me to be in a better place. I wish you a ‘bestest’ place leading into a great 2019! Keep breathing Keep moving Give…

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Eating for Healthy Ageing

Growing up, I never heard that we ate to live, what I now know though, is that we certainly didn’t live to eat. Ok, I might have been lucky with a mother who didn’t have a sweet tooth and wasn’t even really a cook, her cooking was basic and simple. Variety of nutrients Most of…

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Analgesic effects of Reflexology

The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, Vol. 24, No. 8 Analgesic effects of Reflexology in patients undergoing surgical procedures: A randomized controlled trial Samuel Attias, Keren Sivan, Ofri Avneri, Avigail Sagee, Eran Ben-Arye, Ofra Grinberg, Gideon Sroka, Ibrahim Matter, and Elad Schiff Published in Volume: 24 Issue 8: August 1, 2018 Online Ahead of…

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