Yoga and Brain Power
How to Boost Your Brain Power With Yoga

We all know that Sudoku and crosswords can help boost our brain power, improving our focus and memory and enhance our concentration.   But did you know practising yoga for just 20 minutes…

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Dancing Keeps You Young

So, is dancing good exercise? Oh yes! Put on your tap shoes – dancing is the key to staying youthful! Most of us know that exercising keeps us fit and healthy.  But…

What Causes Hot Flushes?
Top Tips for Managing Hot Flushes

There are approximately 34 menopause symptoms.  In the top 5 of the most reported symptoms and synonymous with the menopause is… Hot Flushes.  Hot flushes (and night sweats) can have a massive…

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Exercising as You Get Older

Types of Exercises for Older Adults The way people talk about exercise, you’d think it could cure anything at all; it’s been proven to reverse physical decline, protect your brain, improve your…

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Loneliness In The Over 50s

Below, Teal Swan writes about loneliness in the over 50s.  She explains how loneliness, as time goes on, needn’t be inevitable … Loneliness in The Over 50s The world today is obsessed…

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Why Is Meditation So Good For You?

Meditation and mindfulness are very much the buzzwords of the moment.  So why is meditation so good for you? Here’s what Paul Joseph has to say: Why is Meditation so Good for…

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Panic Attacks and The Menopause

An awful lot of women ‘of a certain age’ are googling panic attacks and the menopause right now.  Panic attacks and anxiety attacks are very common around menopause. So below, menopause expert…

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Top 10 Uses for Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Extra virgin olive oil is without doubt the most aromatic, healthy and tastiest of all the olive oils. But, what many people don’t know, is that Extra Virgin Olive Oil such as Morocco…

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5 Ways To Reduce High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure is a common problem which affects millions of people in the UK and 1 in 3 adults every year.  Not only does high blood pressure increase the risk of…

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The 7 Best Gut Health Supplements and Foods

Below Ronnie from Water for Health tells us about the best gut health supplements and foods … Gut health has become a hot topic in the health industry, to the extent that…

Wellness

Wellness has become a bit of a buzzword of late and over 50s wellness is big business.pebbles

As we get older, let’s say 50 plus, many of us start to have a bit more time for ourselves.  We realise how important it is to look after ourselves to ensure we have a healthy and happy old age.

If you still have children at home and/or older parents you’re looking after, then looking after yourself is just as important. Perhaps it’s even more important.

Over 50s Wellness

Over 50s wellness is all about eating healthily, keeping fit and being aware of our mental health. In your fifties is the perfect time to take up meditation or mindfulness.  No pesky kids to disturb you! Being aware and mindful of the present, stops you stressing about old problems you can do nothing about!

Back ache?  Take up Pilates or yoga – anything to keep you stretching and moving.

Don’t forget a healthy mind is as important as a healthy body!