Time passes quicker

I haven’t been posting here very much of late. You might be wondering what the hell I have been doing with all that time I’ve gained now that I don’t have to go to work. Well, I find that time passes much quicker than I would have expected. A...

Exercise for anyone who doesn’t like exercise

Yes, that would be me. So if you are a gym junkie, no need to read on . . . But if the picture above makes you think of a torture chamber rather than perfect health, read on. I do love to swim and walk, but I’ve never been...

You gotta laugh . . .

Laughter is the best medicine, so they say. There’s really not much scientific evidence to prove that. But we know we have had a good time if we have laughed  a lot. So go on, laugh! It’s good for you. Here’s why . .   Did you know that...

Are you getting enough sleep?

You may be retired, but you still need your sleep! We spend a third of our lives asleep. Here is a TED talk from Russell Foster, a neuroscientist who has some theories about sleep, that I found well worth watching. Infographic by Insomnia.net Image compliments of Health Science Degrees

Trouble sleeping? Is that your partner snoring?

Another person’s snoring can be the beginning of your own insomnia Does your partner snore? I had a partner with a snoring problem at one time. I found that a good pinch on the nose for a few seconds would cause the poor snorer to change position and stop,...