This summer I hurt my shoulder, and couldn't lift heavy weights. I had to adjust my fitness routine to a different pace. One of my BFFs from grade school days, Lydia, came to visit, and she's a yoga enthusiast at 65. Looks great. During her visit, she got on the floor and stretched for 15 … Continue reading Stretch Yourself – Good for Your Body and Mind
Are you considering a major change in your life? It can seem daunting. Should I start that business? Move to another city? Try a different career? Well, you are reinventing yourself. Like a caterpillar shedding it’s skin in order to emerge as a butterfly, we shed our skins several times at different stages of life. … Continue reading Reinvention is a Choice.
It's interesting. This process of Sizzling. To me, it is so much more than how I look. It's how I feel about my life, and the many aspects of it. You see, there's is so much to live for. It's about consistently making the decision to step toward the good. Step toward God's gifts inside … Continue reading Tap Into Your Juice
There comes a time. At each stage of life, you shift. Priorities, plans, dreams. You rearrange the chairs on the deck to fit the motion of the ocean. Always pressing on, but pressing in a different way. You sail on while things calibrate, energy moves, and then exciting horizons can appear. I'm shifting gears now. … Continue reading Shift Happens
I'm good at a lot of things, but I don't have a green thumb. While I love the looks of plants, most of the ones in my home are of the beautiful silk variety! The pictures above are of the only plant I've been able to grow. Would you believe it's the same plant? It … Continue reading The Benefits of Pruning
As we age, research suggests reducing our caloric intake is a good idea. How to do that without feeling HANGRY? Well, I'm trying the Two Meal a Day Plan that Active Agers in some Blue Zones use. Instead of eating breakfast first thing when I get up and moving (I'm an early riser--5:30 AM--where are … Continue reading Two Meals can give your Body the Feels!
Lessons from the Tao on Growth: A moving door hinge never corrodes. Flowing water is never stagnant. Even in the autumn of Life, you cannot give up on growth. If you do, you only decline. All aspects of a person: body, mind and spirit have one curious quality...once they stop growing, they begin to atrophy. … Continue reading Keep Growing and Glowing
Hi there Ladies Who Love Life... Welcome again to Sizzling After 60! This is my blog about embracing life, living well and loving often. Each day we are blessed to be here is to be celebrated asd part of the journey--for all the ups, downs and all arounds that life give us. So, I'll be sharing my … Continue reading Joyful Joints — It’s great to exercise again!
Yes, I love my high heels! How many of you sixty-nistas do too? Well, gotta tell ya, sometimes you have to pay to play. Now some folks say that platform heels are comfortable...and they are more than one might think, but after wearing a slammin' 4 inch pair to a three-day meeting (thought sitting down most … Continue reading Confessions of a High Heel-aholic!
Well, I haven't either . But what I did do is just as important. I got some really good SLEEP--slept in. Haven't done that in ages, and my body feels SOOOO good! Like someone pushed the re-set button. In my research on how to live a sizzling life, I've come across a great book to share … Continue reading It’s 2 PM–have you gotten your workout in yet?