Living Well

Showing Up to Being an Older Person

What’s in a word? How do you like to be identified? Are you one of the Boomer generation, a senior citizen, a pensioner, an elder, an older person, a sexagenarian, or a retiree? Are you in your old age, your later years, your declining years or your third age? Are…

21 March 2019 | Living Well

Living Well- Be Active

In this life coaching series we have looked at the 5BE’s of living well at an older age. Be Curious, Be Connected, Be Moderate, Be Still and finally, today Be Active.  Living Well means having a sense of purpose, a joy in getting out of bed each day and a…

14 March 2019 | Living Well

Living Well – Be Still

“In the midst of movement and chaos keep stillness inside of you.” Deepak Chopra Today we explore another of the 5 BE’s for living a good life in our later years. (Be curious, be connected, be moderate, be still and be active) We look at Stillness. So find a quiet…

13 March 2019 | Living Well

Living Well- Be Moderate!

What if you could eat dark chocolate every day? A little. What if you could have a glass of wine each day? A small one. What if you ate one slice of pizza instead of a whole pizza? What if you ate a small salad with every main meal? What…

7 March 2019 | Living Well

Living Well- Be Connected

This is the third article in the Living Well life coaching series where we look at the five BE’s of living well. Last week we looked at BE CURIOUS. Today’s topic is Be Connected. So grab a journal and a cuppa and head to the sofa for a quick 15…

5 March 2019 | Living Well

Living Well- Be Curious!

“Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.” Andre Gide (French author and Nobel prize winner 1869-1951)In this series of articles we look at 5 essential ingredients for living a good life in our later years. I’ve  called them the 5 B’s….

27 February 2019 | Living Well

The Five B’s for Living Well

“The fear of becoming old is born of the recognition that one is not living now the life that one wishes. It is equivalent to a sense of abusing the present.” Susan Sontag, Reborn: Journals and Notebooks, 1947-1963 And “Ageing is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity…

25 February 2019 | Living Well

Working From Home

In 1990’s it was called Telecommuting. Companies dipped their toes into the pond of flexible work arrangements. Many managers were cynical that staff would actually WORK while based at home. How could managers keep track of what employees were doing with their time? It’s hard to imagine this way of…

21 February 2019 | Living Well

Changing Tracks

How many major life altering changes have you experienced in your years on this planet? This might be living in a new country, the death of a loved one, a transforming relationship or changing life – time habits that no longer serve you well. It may be retirement, beating a…

19 February 2019 | Living Well