Favorite green juice

I have been making my favorite green juice today. It is a fairly simple recipe and very light on the 'green' taste. Plus it is economical because you get a lot of juice out of the vegetables. One of the downsides of juicing carrots is you need a lot of carrots to make...

read more

Annette Larkins

Annette Larkins believes we must eat those things that are conducive to great health. At 74 years old and looking many, many years younger this raw food expert is a shining example of how a plant-based diet can help us maintain our health. Annette grows her food in...

read more

Mimi Kirk

Mimi Kirks (born September 1938) is 77 years old and has been a vegetarian and vegan for the best part of 40 years. She vibrates health and wellness (she has been voted 'sexist vegetarian over 50') and promotes a raw food diet. Something I love to eat but only in the...

read more

What we think of old is changing

I recently watched a documentary on ITV called ‘The Secrets of Growing Old’. It was a positive look at the many benefits of being older as well as some age defining insights into what ages us and how we can redefine our age. Using some inspirational older...

read more

Sam “Sonny” Bryant

Sam "Sonny" Bryant, Jr was 70 years old when this video was made in 2013 - that makes him 73 years old now. Like many stories I have read regarding older weight lifters he started lifting in middle-age - he was 44 years old and wanted to relieve the stress of a bad...

read more

Get help re-inventing yourself

This is the third of three articles - the first focused on on how I am re-inventing myself. The second on how you can focus on your own self re-invention. Get help to succeed When I struggled to figure out the best strength training and weight bearing exercises to...

read more

Going through self-reinvention

This is the second article focusing on re-inventing self - you can read the original article : reinventing myself here The best way to decide what you want to focus on in the future is to simply take yourself into the future ask yourself a question. "What will I...

read more

re-invent yourself in middle-age

I have a dream of a future that is very unlike my current situation. One where I live in a hot country during the winter months in England. I live off my passive income from being an online blogger and enjoying the freedom that comes from living in 'paradise'. Getting...

read more

5 non-food related rewards

I love the idea of giving myself rewards when I reach a goal but it is not always a good idea to make them food related rewards. Here are 4 non-food related rewards I have given myself in the past and one that I am still waiting to achieve:1. An item of clothingI have...

read more

Flash fiction story : Wait and dream

I watch the bumper cars and listen to the 80s tune that blares out of the cheap speakers, distorting the words so you have no idea what’s being sung unless you happen to know the song. The sound is so loud that it makes conversation impossible. The music mixes and...

read more

Tao Porhon-Lynch

Tao Porhon-Lynch is a 97 year old yoga master who teaches yoga. Doctors told her that her flexibility would never be the same when she had a hip replacement in her 80s but Tao Porhon-Lynch says "It's just a matter of putting your mind onto it and you can do it." A...

read more

Change Transition Transformation

I hope taking part in some of the challenges I add to this site and watching my own journey from change to transformation inspires you to make a change in your life. I use these three terms to help me make sense of how permanent change happens. It is easy to change...

read more

11 Journal Writing Prompts for beginners

We all need a little prompting at times. You may find that as you sit to write in your journal you can’t think about what to focus on, which is why I have created these 11 journal writing prompts for beginners. Of course if you are a regular journal writer who needs a...

read more

7 Day Plant Based Eating Plan

It has been quite difficult cooking this week as I am creating meals I wouldn't normally cook so it has taken a lot out of me, but I kept true to my word and only ate plants. That has given me this 7 day plant based eating plan that I can use to remind me what it is I...

read more

52 six-word questions free ebook

Yesterday I wrote a blog post called 52 six-word questions that you can ask to get you thinking about the life you want. Today I put them all together as a free ebook that you can download by clicking the link below. Free personal growth ebook :  Positive Questions to...

read more

I always sit on the same seat when I get on the 79 bus. I can’t believe how busy it is and that someone else is sitting in my seat. This overweight blonde woman who looks as if she is in a bit of a panic and I wonder what her problem is januvia medication. Maybe she’s...

read more

Plant-based protein

I have found myself learning about plant-based protein because people ask me how I get enough protein if I am following a juice cleanse and plant-based lifestyle. It is a poplar question from people interested in adopting a more plant-based way of life. People are...

read more