PAST IT

After quite a few months of not adding to my blog, I decided to feature my short stories. This first one is told in two parts, the remainder being added tomorrow. How will Joyce cope with the next generation, which moves in a very different world and is sure it knows better than her? Morning […]

Learning Music: what benefits?

Re-reading an ABRSM article from last year (“Libretto” magazine 2015:2) I saw this topic and would like to incorporate its points and add my own. Not every family will be able to offer children the chance to learn to play an instrument, and not every school will be able to do so effectively. In fact, […]

Being pro-active regarding your Health

Here’s a little story which will, I hope, encourage you to take an active part in your health decisions — because, if you’ve done your ‘homework’ you might just be right! Besides, health professionals see you infrequently and see so many other patients that they cannot be expected to remember all your little concerns, and […]

Reasons behind being Over-Weight

When you first start to get serious about Losing Weight, it’s best to put your finger on whatever may have driven the weight gain in the first place. The next step would be to determine which of those factors can be remedied first, which may be remedied once those first are dealt with, and which […]

Weight Loss #4 follow-up

After blogging “Apologies to my Body” I determined to cease being my own body’s worst enemy. I was going to change my Will which, after all, is the main determiner as to what enters my body. My three blogs [Weight Loss #1, #2 and #3] outlined all the dangers I’d found in everyday life which, despite us living […]

Getting TOXIN-FREE

Anybody and everybody needs to think on this topic — because you have a body that is affected by the environment and by lifestyle choices. And that body is encased by your biggest organ — skin, which also deserves consideration! I’ll list positive things you can do to reduce your Toxic Burden, knowing that there […]

Serious about Weight Loss, #3

Ah! I never promised a third part, but here it is… and I’m trying to add what I didn’t say in #1 and #2. Finally today I replenished the ice-cubes in the freezer, knowing that an iced water upon getting up in the morning, and another an hour after lunch, both help to speed up the metabolism […]