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Youthfulness – 20 ways to act my shoe size, not my age!

Youthfulness - 20 ways to act my shoe size, not my age! Out and about with my kids the other day I was reminded of the expression, “Act your age, not your shoe size!”. This generally implies immaturity, either being said to adults acting like overgrown children or to school-age children acting like overgrown toddlers. [...]

By |2018-03-28T17:45:19+00:00March 27th, 2018|Articles, Youthfulness|1 Comment

Youthfulness – My style journey – article 2

Youthfulness – My style journey – article 2 You’ll have learned in my last article that I’ve been working with Alex from Stylepeg for a kind of style makeover. This isn’t intended to be a glitzy quick fix that I’ll enjoy momentarily before sloping back into my old habits, but more a gradual adoption of [...]

By |2018-02-21T19:20:02+00:00February 14th, 2018|Articles, Youthfulness|3 Comments

Youthfulness – My style journey – article 1

Youthfulness – My style journey – article 1 I’m not someone that I’d describe as stylish. I never have been if I’m particularly honest. I recall enjoying clothes shopping when I was younger, especially in my teens and twenties. But as I got older, with greater demands on my time, I enjoyed shopping less and [...]

By |2018-02-07T19:33:42+00:00February 7th, 2018|Articles, Youthfulness|1 Comment

Youthfulness – a little bit of what you fancy

Youthfulness – a little bit of what you fancy One youthfulness tip that stood out for me from my Words of Wisdom initiative was to “do a little bit of what you fancy”. This can obviously take different forms for different people, but I wanted to share my interpretation of this one. Birthday treat For [...]

By |2017-12-13T19:22:14+00:00December 13th, 2017|Articles, Youthfulness|0 Comments

Youthfulness – Skin and ageing

Youthfulness – Skin and ageing The condition of our skin is one of the main visible indicators of the aging process. As we age the collagen in our skin loses its elasticity and its former plumpness, becoming thinner and more wrinkled. We cannot stop this process, but there are things that we can do to [...]

By |2017-10-11T21:18:01+00:00October 4th, 2017|Articles, Youthfulness|0 Comments

Youthfulness – are you young at heart?

Youthfulness – are you young at heart? In my first Youthfulness article, I’m keen to write about being young at heart as I see this as a key factor in successful ageing or keeping us ‘youthful’. So, what does being young at heart actually mean? And how can we get some?! What is young at [...]

By |2017-08-13T09:35:07+00:00July 5th, 2017|Articles, Youthfulness|1 Comment

Youthfulness Intro – its relevance to successful ageing

Youthfulness and its relevance to successful ageing For me, the biggest outward indicator of youthfulness comes from someone’s mindset, rather than their physical condition or the way they dress (but these can probably help too, see below). The ‘young at heart’ seem to have a more youthful, vibrant outlook and this seems to give them [...]

By |2017-08-12T16:54:02+00:00April 5th, 2017|Articles, Youthfulness|7 Comments