I am a nightmare for fitness motivation!! I go at my fitness with great enthusiasm, manage a few weeks, even months ... then life gets busy and the overwhelm kicks in and my motivation to workout is the first thing to go! Please tell me I am not alone!? I do not love exercise and add in midlife, menopause brain fog and lethargy and my fitness motivation hits zero! So, in today's post, I am sharing my struggles with workouts and why we should not beat ourselves up but find something we love and keep it simple! Activate You is a simple online programme from 261 Fearless, spread over 12 weeks, to help you create a habit to get you moving, fit and full of energy! And I am going to try it out and share my thoughts.
Activate You has been designed to show you how to stay active regularly, anytime and anywhere and for a very reasonable cost.
So is it possible to go from zero to loving exercise?
This is a sponsored blog post.
How lucky am I that as part of my blogging journey I get to meet so many lovely, inspiring women and hear their stories too! One of the reasons for having my blog is to learn and keep my brain active as well as help others. And I do learn so much from so many ... but this last year I have taken my blogging up a level and with that comes a much busier schedule. I was feeling all the overwhelm. Then Siân got in touch - and you just know something was meant to be! Siân Winslade is a Life Coach and Mindset Coach with an impressive list of qualifications but above all she has an inspiring personal story, no stranger to adversity, she is fully qualified both academically but also in life to really understand the daily challenges we face as women.
Siân offered to coach me and I offered to write a series of blog posts telling my readers how I got on and to give an insight into what a life coach does and how a life coach can help you.
This blog post is part of a collaboration.
Night sweats and menopause related sleep problems are really common and although I am much better than I was in the early stages of peri menopause, I am still keen to understand 'how can I sleep better during menopause' both in terms of quality and quantity of sleep. And do we really understand the huge benefits of sleep? Other than sleep simply makes us feel better?! So what to do when you can't sleep, when you suffer with the can't sleep anxiety?
Dr. Marilyn Glenville PhD is the UK's leading nutritionist and a best-selling author specialising in women's health. She is also the former President of the Food and Health Forum at the Royal Society of Medicine, psychologist and popular broadcaster who obtained her doctorate from Cambridge University.
On Tuesday 22nd June from 7 pm to 9 pm Marilyn is hosting a webinar entitled 'Sleep - why is it so important and how to improve sleep quality and quantity' to show us how to get a good nights sleep including recommendations on what to eat, what to avoid, lifestyle changes and specific nutrients and botanicals to support your best sleep! And readers of Fifty & Fab can get a huge 50% off the ticket price - making this webinar really affordable at just £13.50.
This is a sponsored blog post.
When I was asked if I would like to try out a new cooling pillow and a mulberry silk pillowcase from The Fine Bedding Company, I was really keen! One of my most popular blog posts is about choosing the best duvet for menopause where I recommend swapping to a wool duvet! So clearly menopausal night sweats and hot flushes are a big challenge for many of my readers. But what are the benefits of a silk pillowcase? And what is a cooling pillow!?
The Fine Bedding Company sent me their Smart Temperature Pillow with Activated Cooling Technology and their 100% Mulberry Silk Pillowcase. There are other products in the temperature controlling range too, pillow protectors and mattress protectors as well as a duvet.
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