Limbering up with yoga In a chair yoga class recently I was delighted when a person remarked about how regular practice was taking effect. They commented on how “It’s really helping with all that neck and shoulder stuff, it’s more free now”. I knew exactly what the person meant. It feels so good when yoga-inspired…… Continue reading It’s all a balancing act (chairs, chats, and facing our fears).
Tag: ageing well
A nest of creativity (about birds)!.
Last Winter I decided to create a community art project inspired by birds and flight. The idea had been percolating for a while, and the open call for art and writing attracted responses from people in Athlone, Dublin, Germany, Kerry, Limerick, and Sligo. Some of the writers involved. Thanks to everyone who took part. After…… Continue reading A nest of creativity (about birds)!.
Healthy ageing, dementia, and what we can do to reduce risk.
People are living much longer these days in many countries. For those of us privileged to have better nutrition and healthcare access, it is a great time to be alive. Photo: Andrew Aitchison/Alamy. Reducing the risk of dementia Something grabbed my attention in a recent overview of a longitudinal study into reducing the risk of…… Continue reading Healthy ageing, dementia, and what we can do to reduce risk.