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  1. Finding Balance In Your Busy Life – 5 Ways To Calm Your Mind

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    Article by Ntathu Allen Bless you gentle friends and welcome to another Moment of Calm post “Finding Balance In Your Busy Life – 5 Ways To Calm Your Mind It is easy, even as “wise women of the world”, to neglect your own care and focus on your family, work and grandchildren. Yet, as you know, a few moments of “Me-Time” does wonders to restore balance and calm in your life, especially if you are caring for elderly parents or relatives, running your own business and playing an active role in your children’s life. To help you stay on top of things and keep your needs on the table and energy flowing, here are 5 easy self-care exercises to help you maintain balance and calm in your day. Finding Balance In Your...
  2. 50 Ways You Can “Stay Calm And Carry On” over 50!

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    Article by Ntathu Allen Dear friends, hugs and welcome to another Monday Moment Of Calm, a quiet space to help you carve more moments of fun, laughter and calm into your day. Today’s post, 50 Ways You Can “Stay Calm And Carry On”  offers you 50 everyday  ways to find calm during chaotic times, such as divorce, poor health, financial loss, because life is precious and when you’re down it is easy to lose sight of your inner goddess and lose hope. As you know, the “Keep Calm and Carry On” quote was created by the Ministry of Information as part of their morale booster posters to be displayed across the British Isle at the outbreak of WW2. Even though we are no longer at war, the message “keep calm”...
  3. Simple Words for Daily Living, 2014

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    Article by Ntathu Allen Bless you Gentle Reader and welcome to your first Moment of Calm blog for 2014. We’d like to wish you a peaceful, safe and victorious year. We know how chaotic and busy life can be, therefore every Monday we invite you to pop over, take five minutes to pause, breathe and re-balance your emotions by reading our Moment of Calm posts. As it is a New Year, I’d like to start with a Prayer for Daily Living. The words are intended to offer you a simple guide to help you stay present, connected to your dreams and living your best life. PRAYER FOR DAILY LIVING Each day I arise, may I stretch, surrender and shine through troubled times. May I be happy and when sad, honour the space I’m in. May I learn...
  4. Christmas Reflections, Remember to Smile

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    Article by Ntathu Allen Good morning dear friends and welcome to today’s Moment of Calm post. It is a short post and a simple message to remind you to Smile, Breathe and Be Like most of you, there have been times in my life, when I’ve beaten myself up for things I’ve said or done; words which leave a cold tear in loved ones hearts and actions which left friends stunned and hurt. Like most of you I’ve spent far too many years worrying and wishing things could be different, and the unkind words erased and replaced with warmth and hugs. However, as you know, you can’t bring back the past, all you can do is to breathe, make amends and forgive. Find It In Your Heart To Smile And Forgive Forgiveness is at the...
  5. Meditation For Beginners – 7 Simple Steps To Let-Go Of Stress And Find Inner Peace

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    Article by Ntathu Allen Welcome dear hearts and blessings for a peaceful day.  We pray these few words find you in a great frame of mind, however if you are feeling stressed, tired and anxious and looking for relief, then today’s Moment of Calm post, Meditation For Beginners-7 Simple Steps To Let-Go Of Stress And Find Inner Peace, is offered to give you the basic guidance you need to try meditation as a way to feel better, have more energy and calm and clear your cluttered mind.  Once you are in this state, it is easier for you to have more fun and laughter in your life as you deal with the 101 things you have to do for your family and business, which can leave you feeling exhausted...
  6. 31 Easy Ways To Get More Me-Time This Christmas

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    Article by Ntathu Allen Bless you dear friends and welcome to another Fab After Fifty Moment of Calm. In today’s post we offer you 31 Easy Ways To Get More Me-Time This Christmas (even if you have too much other stuff to do) . Do You Have a Busy Life? If like most people you have a busy family-social- work life, then the run-up to Christmas can leave you jaded, bloated and frazzled. With the extra demands on your time and energy it is easy to neglect your personal self-care as you run around trying to fit everything in and make sure everyone else is having a good time and catered for. 31 Easy Me-Time Treats To Put On Your To-Do Christmas List As usual, we are here to support your desire for more me-time, fun, laughter and...
  7. 5 Instant Mood Boosters To Help You Go From Frazzled To Fabulous

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    Article by Ntathu Allen Bless you gentle reader and welcome to today’s Moment Of Calm blog post, in which I share 5 Instant Mood Boosters, to help you go from frazzled and worn-out to fabulous and energised. As busy women over, it is easy to put your desire for quiet time on hold as you cater to everyone else’s needs and requests for your time and energy. Whilst it is charitable to help out and be there for others, there comes a time when enough is enough and you have to invest in your own wellness. Constantly “being there” for everyone else, takes its toll and if you don’t put energy into caring for yourself you end up stressed, frazzled and running on empty, which means you can’t give your...
  8. Regain Focus! A Two Minute Guided Meditation Exercise To Help You Concentrate

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    Article by Ntathu Allen Bless you dear friends and welcome to FabAfterFifty’s  Monday ‘s Moment of Calm, a two minute guided meditation exercise to help you relax, regain your focus and sense of vitality. This easy guided meditation is especially useful when you feel scattered,  struggle to focus and pulled in too many directions by family and work commitments. Too Much To Do…? If your desk is overflowing with piles of work, pens, computer paraphernalia, yellow post it notes and half completed lists of things to do and, you feel tired and too exhausted to carry on,  then today’s Moment of Calm Meditation Break is just for you. Treat Yourself To A Moment of Inner Peace And Calm Take a break and practice this gentle two minutes guided meditation. At the end of...
  9. Four Herbal Supplements To Keep You Going Through A Busy Day

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    Article by Ntathu Allen Like most active women over fifty, I’m sure you like to eat well and have a balanced diet, because you recognise the link between eating well and feeling great. In today’s post, I share with you four natural herbal supplements you can use to boost your energy and improve your overall wellness. However, the pace of today’s life coupled with family responsibilities and work commitments, often means it is easy to let good intentions slip and you may end up skipping meals, eating on the go or making do with pre-packed, highly processed foods. To counter-act that, have you considered supplementing your diet with nutritionally supplements and herbal remedies? I’m no expert yet when I take the time to invest and use good quality organic nutritional supplements/herbal remedies...
  10. Shine Your Light

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    Article by Ntathu Allen Warm hearted greetings dear friends and thanks for taking the time to pause and be part of our vibrant circle of fabulous women over fifty. Today’s Moment of Calm post, is a short prayer, Shine Your Light,  to help you gather your thoughts and set a positive and peaceful intention for your day ahead. Start Your Day With A Prayer Taking time when you wake up, to sit quietly with yourself, do a few rounds of yoga breathing exercises, gentle yoga stretches or say a short prayer  is the perfect way to feel calm and invite more Moments of Calm into your day. Even if you do not have any strong religious affiliations, for me, prayer is taking time to reconnect with yourself and communicate with the quietness...
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