Big Orange Pill

Inflammaging

Glynis Barber Health, Supplements Leave a Comment

As if there wasn’t enough to worry about, now there’s inflammaging. Or rather the low grade inflammation which causes ageing and also disease. As we age this becomes quite common and all sorts of health issues begin to appear, as well as lines and wrinkles setting in. This is one of the many reasons why an anti-inflammatory diet is key. This was one of the main …

Woman Playing Guitar

The incredible health benefits of music

Glynis Barber Health 3 Comments

Listening to music is (usually) a very enjoyable past time. Of course we all have wildly different tastes in music and one man’s rock and roll is another man’s country and western. But when we listen to our favourite kind of music, there’s no doubt that it’s a pleasurable and relaxing experience. We lose ourselves in it and go into …

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Protect yourself from pandemic stress

Glynis Barber Health, Stress Management 2 Comments

To say we live in interesting times is an understatement. The world has become increasingly stressful over the last year and a half and there are many prominent scholars and scientists who think we have entered a dark era that will be unfavourably reviewed from those in the future. We all, of course, have our personal stresses that we handle …

Glynis and Elaine Burns

Podcast with Homespa Beauty

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I was delighted to chat with the absolutely delightful Elaine Burns about all things Ageless on her Homespa Beauty Podcast. Elaine is a beauty therapist and make up artist with over 20 years of experience. She also has a hugely popular YouTube channel  (also called Homespa Beauty ) where she uploads how-to demos of beauty and holistic treatments and chats about …

Little Tree on Stump in Lake

Beat the 2020 blues with gratitude

Glynis Barber Health, Stress Management 3 Comments

Two thousand and twenty has been one helluva year. And the pandemic has just been one part of it, albeit the most fear-inducing part that has literally changed how we live. Add to this, massive civil unrest, political turmoil, global demonstrations and a huge loss of civil liberties. It feels like the world will never quite be the same again …

How to protect yourself against dementia

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Dementia and in particular Alzheimer’s, it’s most common and severe form, has reached epidemic proportions in the older members of the world population. And evidence suggests the trend is increasing. Statistically the risk of getting dementia is staggeringly high A recent meta-analysis reported that the global prevalence of dementia is between 5 and 7% for those over 60. For those …

Barefoot Along the Beach Shoreline

Stay grounded

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If I told you there was something that helped to slow the ageing process, reduced inflammation (the cause of many chronic diseases) and was completely free, you would probably think I was making it up. Or, that it was yet another fad that will be forgotten by the next full moon. But it is in fact true that barefoot walking, …

Unhappy Cappuccino

Keep calm and carry on?

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We live in a very stressful world and it would appear to be getting the better of a lot of us. Stress and all its associated conditions – like anxiety and depression – are now in epidemic proportions. To understand why, we need to look at what stress is and its evolutionary purpose. Put simply, stress is the body’s reaction …

Head Ache Woman Sitting

Heal your headache, naturally

Glynis Barber Health 3 Comments

Migraines are the third most prevalent illness in the world and are considered the most common disorder of the nervous system. They can be completely debilitating for sufferers and have a huge impact on their lives, affecting the ability to work. Frustratingly, there is still much to learn about migraines We do know that the majority of sufferers are aged …