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Staying healthy couldn’t be more simple.

By | June 20th, 2015|Recreation, Vitality, Well-being, Wellbeing, Wellness|

“People who cannot find time for recreation are obliged sooner or later to find time for illness.” ~ John Wanamaker The body is a system of systems, fluid and interconnected. Blood flows, breath oxygenates, heart pumps, kidneys purify, stomach digests, bowels pulse. Everything in motion. Nothing ever stops. Night or day. Sleeping, waking. Even standing still [...]

Breathe deeply. Live long!

By | May 25th, 2015|Well-being, Wellbeing, Wellness|

“For breath is life, and if you breathe well you will live long on earth.” ~Sanskrit Proverb Breath is so much more than just taking in oxygen. It is functional and it is mystical in that from our first breath to our last is one single breath, inhaling and exhaling, ebbing and flowing with the [...]

Will the tango lead to the fountain of youth?

By | May 4th, 2015|Aging, Exhilarated Life, Happiness, Quality of life, Vitality, Well-being, Wellbeing|

"You don’t have to be a wreck. You don’t have to be sick. One’s aim in life should be to die in good health. Just like a candle that burns out."  ~ Jeanne Moreau Age is a state of mind that the body believes. Too often that belief is that the body will inevitably betray [...]

Do your surroundings enhance your sense of wellbeing?

By | April 27th, 2015|Well-being, Wellbeing|

"Buildings designed with careful attention to aesthetics arouse and enlighten their occupants and that promotes their good health."  ~ Robert Evans When we embrace holism as a culture we will quickly come to realise that every aspect of our surroundings and interaction with people, plants, animals and elements plays a role in our sense of [...]

Can living in the present help me overcome the past?

By | April 20th, 2015|Acceptance, Exhilarated Life, Happiness, Present Moment, Uncategorized, Well-being|

“The ability to be in the present moment is a major component of mental wellness.” ~ Abraham Maslow Nothing knocks the present moment out from under us faster than memory or dreams. While it’s wonderful to have fond memories and lovely visions of the future too often we skim over the happy energising images and get [...]

How ‘old’ are you?

By | April 13th, 2015|Aging, Life Purpose, Vitality, Well-being|

“Youth is a gift of nature, age is a work of art. ~ Stanislaw Jerzy Lec In our anti-aging world it is hard to accept the maturing of the body until you realise a couple of things. First of all, many of our ‘aging’ characteristics are in fact entrenched habits that solidify in our bodies [...]

What makes a real star?

By | April 6th, 2015|Energy, Exhilarated Life, Happiness, Life Purpose, Lifestyle, self-expression, Self-fulfiullment, Well-being|

“There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening, that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all time, this expression is unique.” ~ Martha Graham The interesting thing about performance and fame is that often the most talented are not the ones who reach [...]

What is consciousness?

By | April 5th, 2015|Acceptance, Consciousness, Emotions, Energy, Exhilarated Life, Happiness, love, Relationships, Well-being|

“Acceptance looks like a passive state, but in reality it brings something entirely new into the world. That peace, a subtle energy vibration, is consciousness.” ~ Eckhart Tolle Acceptance is not the same as allowing. Allowing is the sense that life just rolls over you and circumstance either tosses you up or pulls you under. [...]

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Is happiness your life purpose?

By | April 4th, 2015|Exhilarated Life, Happiness, Life Purpose, Self-fulfiullment, Well-being|

“Life finds its purpose and fulfilment in the expansion of happiness.” ~ Maharishi Mahesh Yogi Happiness in this sense is nothing to do with acquisition but in being. And ‘being’ to the fullest of one’s innate potential is to know this kind of sustaining happiness. We all have gifts and propensities. Are you good in [...]

How are your needs met?

By | March 30th, 2015|Exhilarated Life, Happiness, Self-fulfiullment, Well-being|

“Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul.” ~ John Muir In our high tech world, so focussed on the screens before us, we slide away from the deepest human needs. We require the sustenance of the ephemeral every [...]