Hello everyone, Gillian here!
Our Burmese, Rosie, gave me a lot of ‘help’ with this edition – she’s addicted to computers!
We are delighted to hear how well Memory Tune is going with so many of you. Keep up the great work! Have you any favourite tips or brain-teasers? I’d love to include them for others to enjoy.
Download your free Brain Exercise Worksheet.
Try this month’s brain challenges. Missed an earlier worksheet? Check on the website or email me for your own copy.
Your Free Brain Exercise worksheet.
Try this! It was given to me by a close friend who learned it from her instructor. This sequence exercises all of the important muscles and is a fantastic way to start the day. And it isn’t too strenuous!
If you can complete these free-standing, so much the better but it is fine to hold on to something for balance.
Do each exercise 5 times, first with the Right and then with the Left. Read more…
Haven’t we all been there?
We know exercise is good for us – the trouble is, it means stopping what you are doing, getting out of that comfy chair and putting one foot in front of the other!
And we all know of some fitness freak who died at a frighteningly early age. Look where exercise got him!
But an exciting new study has just demonstrated that we don’t have to exercise like crazy to have a fit and alert mind.
Moderate, everyday exercise will do it. Read more…
What was that word again?
A family meal was in progress and there was lively discussion about the latest neighbourhood scandal. Forty-something, Ben J. had taken off with the 18 year-old babysitter. Hilarity prevailed as one after the other of us imagined what might become of the odd couple. Let’s face it, Ben wasn’t exactly slim! Then, because actually nor were most of us, a quotation from the Scottish poet, Robert Burns, started tugging at my brain. Something to do with being able to see ourselves as others see us. I knew it real well … how did it begin?
It was on the tip of my tongue. Do you know, try as I might, I couldn’t remember how that quotation began.