Latest Posts


Why turning 40 is great

So you are (almost) 40 and feeling great? You absolutely should! If you have managed to get to this age in decent shape and condition, the […]

Continue reading »

Beers and tapas: on food and why we eat

I often get asked why food is so important for my folks. By my folks they mean “the Spaniards”. And by them I mean the […]

Continue reading »

40th Birthday Gift Ideas: Funny Greeting Cards

Here are a few card ideas for those friends of yours turning 40 (providing they have humour): FOR HIM           FOR HER […]

Continue reading »

Fitness basics understood – and why you don´t need to go to the gym

Mr Money Mustache hits the nail on the head: fitness is not “a thing” you do 3 times a week – it is a LIFESTYLE […]

Continue reading »

The Good Habit: Pamper your Hands

Your hands are your most exposed body part and where age is virtually impossible to hide.   Unlike with your face, you cannot apply make […]

Continue reading »

How to Build Resilience

Resilience is the ability to recover from difficulties. In other words, it is how tough you are when life hits you hard. There are some […]

Continue reading »

How to build up muscle tone in your 40s

You have reached the age of (quasi) 40 when your muscle tone starts to decline.   It is an inevitable consequence of age and gravity, […]

Continue reading »

40th Birthday Gift Ideas: T-Shirts

If you are looking for birthday present ideas for your friends turning 40, here are some T-Shirt ideas that you may like:   For Him: […]

Continue reading »
dad and daughter

The Good Habit: Hug daily!

  Who does not like hugs? Everybody, or at least that is what most of us believe. But why do we like them so much […]

Continue reading »

The Good habit: Keep moving!

Good Morning! I get asked frequently what I do to keep healthy and fit without spending hours at the gym and becoming bored of it. […]

Continue reading »

About today

Present The here and now. It is the only thing we really have and own.   Yet, we seem too busy and focussed on everything else.  […]

Continue reading »
1 2 3 7