Well and good
Well and good
In the busy modern world, taking time out for yourself is important for both your physical and mental well-being. Here are some exercise and wellbeing ideas to boost the soul.
Home exercise program with Dan Hardie
Stay fit and healthy at home with a series of video workouts designed by Summerset’s resident fitness expert and advisor Dan Hardie.
Relax with meditation
It doesn’t matter if you’re a complete meditation novice or a seasoned pro, it’s never too late to give it a try. And you don’t have to be a hippie or sit cross-legged and chant to reap the relaxation benefits!
Headspace – great basics for the meditation beginner
Insight timer – a huge collection of guided meditations and talks, and used by more than 7 million people worldwide!
Elevate – a brain training app with a range of exercises designed to sharpen the mind
You don’t need any fancy equipment to have a go at yoga, just some stretchy pants and an open mind! Always go at your own pace and don’t push yourself too hard if you’re a beginner. Feeling a slight muscle stretch is often a good thing, but if something feels sore, give that move a miss.
Yoga fans love Yoga with Adrienne.
Tai chi for body and soul
Gentle, relaxing moves are great for busting stress and adding exercise into your day. YouTube is a good place to start for simple videos that explain the basics.
Leia also has a range of videos on Facebook, just type ‘Taiflow’ into the search section to find her page.
Pilates is great for the body and soul. These are specially created workouts for Seniors and those who would like gentle but effective workouts. With workouts from five minutes to 30 minutes there is something for everyone.
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Arts and culture
You don’t have to leave home to take in the fascinating collections from some of the world’s best art galleries and museums. Whether you’re an art buff or just curious, these masterpieces will leave you amazed.
Books, podcasts and entertainment
On the hunt for a great novel, movie or podcast series to sink your teeth into? You’ve come to the right spot. Click on the links to have a browse.
Do you know you can read our very own magazine online? Click the link to find the latest edition, and you can also catch up on past issues in case there’s something you’ve missed.