> Quite a while back I cut out an exercise from Soul & Spirit magazine relating to exercise as it looked interesting. I promptly lost it, then forgot about it. This week – just as I’m focused on getting healthy, fit and strong (I’ve just added in the strong as I realise I feel a … More >A Great (Fun – even better) Visualisation for Exercise
> I thought I’d mention, for anyone interested, that I’ve been reading “The Obesity Myth” by Paul Campos. He demonstrates clearly that the idea of the BMI index and fitting everyone into one straitjacket as far as size and weight are concerned is a complete furphy. He shows that the best approach to your life … More >The Obesity Myth
>I clean forgot to say previously that one of the ways I’m motivating myself towards fitness is to hang a new 2011 calendar in front of my workdesk. This calendar has photos of the most beautiful wild places in Australia, and my aim is to look at these spectacular scenes to remind myself that my … More >Motivation!
> At the beginning of the New Year, I happened to read some words by Mavis Miles-Bramwell, founder of Slimming World, which actually brought tears to my ears and really made me re-consider my whole attitude to getting fit and healthy. Her introduction was about the time she was diagnosed with a growth in her … More >A Little Passionate Motivation
> I tuned into a new programme on the Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) which is a multicultural TV channel operating in Australia. The programme is about a number of people who have excess weight and want to lose it to be healthy, or others who have a dysfunctional relationship with food. The six participants gather … More >An interesting food programme – happiness as a way to get healthy
> I started writing about getting fit, healthy and strong last year and then the project faded into the wide, blue yonder. But now I’m back on track, after a year of living quietly and feeling very introverted. I got completely sidetracked when we finally bought our home and moved into it in early December … More >The Long and Winding Road
> I woke up around 5am this morning, feeling a bit stiff and achey, so decided to get up and have a cup of tea. It was just getting towards dawn so I decided to sit outside on the balcony, very comfortable since our overnight temperature was around 19C. The sky was just faintly light … More >Going batty!