eBook • 9 proven ways to improve your health & wellbeing

Enjoy our full eBook series, including all four volumes and a bonus chapter on motivation and inspirational quotes. Written for the Over 60’s, our eBooks are enjoyed by many, used for their own benefits, or for gifts to friends and family.

Each chapter has been compiled using published content that is factual, results from research studies and social testing, and opinions from industry experts in the field. The focus of this book is to embrace life, helpful tips and techniques of keeping a positive state of mind, the importance of socialising, feeling energised, smiling, being healthy, exercising the mind, body and soul, and overall, a friendly reminder of maintaining a great quality-of-life in your retired years.

Our 178 pages bestseller’s guide delves in to all topics and case studies relating to health and wellbeing for the Over 60’s.

Complete eBook series • Volumes + Chapters

Laughter + Smiles + Being positive

Laughter, the key to happiness
Smile, it’s actually good for you

 

Looking after your health + wellbeing after 60

Exercising after 60
Staying healthy after 60

The Why’s of Goodness

Why you need a good night’s sleep
Why being social is good for your health
Why being generous after 60 is good for you

 

Relax your mind + Boost your memory

Staying relaxed after 60
Techniques to keeping your memory active

Insights, case studies & recommendations
178 pages • 4 volumes • 9 chapters

Volume One • Laughter + Smiles + Being positive

Volume one is ideal for those looking to be positive or reinforce a positive outlook on life. Volume one explores the key to happiness and why smiling plays such a significant part in life, regardless of your age. It’s common people over 60 years find themselves at a loss and feeling down for unknown reasons. This is a natural part of life. However there are ways to overcome these hurdles, through encouragement, a change in mindset and perspective. Learn about the facts, results from case studies conducted by industry professionals, doctors and specialists from around the world. Allow yourself to be inspired and find encouragement to embrace change.

1.1 – LAUGHTER, THE KEY TO HAPPINESS

  • Hear it from the doctors…
  • The Benefits of Laughter
  • Laughter – How it effects the body
  • Laughter as a Stress buster
  • Laughter as a Painkiller
  • Laughter and Immunity
  • Cancer and Laughter
  • Laughter as an Aerobic Exercise
  • Laughter Regulates Genes
  • Keeping emotionally healthy through laughter
  • The positive links between laughter and health
  • Finding ways to laugh
    • Create opportunities to laugh
    • Checklist for lightening up
    • Tips to making laughter a way of life
    • Develop a sense of humour by taking yourself less serious
    • The positive relationship between a pet & happiness
    • The benefits of pets for human health
    • Impact on Physical Health
  • Pet therapy
    • What are the benefits of pet therapy?
    • Pet therapy and mental health
    • Pet therapy and dementia
    • 12 ways a pet can improve your mental health
  • Case Studies
    • Case Study: The positive effects of laughter on the Cardiovascular System
    • Case Study: The positive effects of laughter on Diabetes & Cholesterol
    • Case Study: The Proven Benefits of Pet Therapy for the Elderly

1.2 – SMILE, IT’S ACTUALLY GOOD FOR YOU

  • Bring back that smile, on the inside and out
  • Watch TED video: The hidden power of smiling
  • 8 Benefits of Smiling & Laughing
  • 10 Daily Habits Of Happy People
  • Simple ways to smile & laugh more often
  • 16 fascinating facts about our smiles
  • 15 Things you need to let go if you want to be happy
  • Case studies
    • Case Study: A Feel-Good Theory: A Smile Affects Mood
    • Case Study: Can Smiling Make You Happy?

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Volume Two • Looking after your health + wellbeing after 60

Looking after your health and well-being is an essential part of living a long and fruitful life. As we age, the easier it becomes to neglect our health, resort to bad habits and struggle with a routine of exercise. There’s always tomorrow right? Don’t be so sure. Many aren’t aware of just how detrimental avoiding exercise, having a poor diet or regular drinking can be in your older years; Detrimental to your body, as well as your life outlook and energy levels. Volume two hopes to reinforce the importance of this topic through case studies, research and scientific support from industry experts. In addition to uncovering the myths behind exercise, alcohol and diet.

2.1 – EXERCISING WHEN YOU’RE 60+

  • What are the benefits of being active daily?
  • Staying fit through exercise. But remember to enjoy yourself!
  • Setting goals and logging achievements
  • Set a schedule first so you don’t find excuses
  • OK, so you have a schedule and have set goals. How much should you push yourself?
  • Finding your correct training range for endurance exercises
  • Examples of physical activity that meet the guidelines
  • Infographic: Physical activity benefits for adults and older adults
  • Laughter Regulates Genes
  • How to improve your endurance
  • Counting your steps
  • Water, water, water!
  • Ways to measure your effort
  • Word of caution if you’ve been inactive for some time
  • 12 Myths About Exercise and Older Adults
  • Case Studies
    • Case Study: Different kinds of physical activity shown to improve brain volume, cut Alzheimer’s risk in half
    • Case Study: Exercise curbs your hunger, study shows

2.2 – STAYING HEALTHY

  • Why you should want to stay healthy
  • Health benefits from eating well
  • Quick tips
  • New studies give more proof organic foods are far superior for health and wellness
  • Handy tip for eating out
  • Dietary supplements and are they safe?
  • Case Studies
    • Case Study: Healthy lifestyle advice provides long-term benefits
    • Case Study: Various research results showing greater benefits in organic foods
  • Smoking
    • Smoking, and why you need to quit
    • Why does smoking causes a rise in blood pressure?
    • How does smoking relate to risk of a heart attack and atherosclerosis?
    • Still not convinced? Here are some more reasons to quit smoking
    • The benefits of quitting smoking – Timeline
    • Infographics on smoking
  • Alcohol and health
    • The BAD
      • 12 conditions linked to chronic heavy drinking
    • The GOOD
      • Health benefits as a moderate drinker
      • 7 health benefits Of drinking alcohol

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Volume Three • The Why’s of Goodness

Volume three offers a unique collaboration of insights stemmed from everyday experiences that can benefit your health, as well as promote a more positive outlook on life. Keeping a social lifestyle does wonders for your mental health and overall well-being. Staying in touch with loved ones, close friend and making new friends is a huge contributor in positive energy and living a happy life. In addition, these positives are also contributed from being generous, and not specific to money, but more so volunteer work and helping others. We explore these topics with examples, industry insights and proven case studies. We also look at the effects of getting a good night’s sleep, offering tips and advice for those that struggle to sleep and explore the health and mental impacts of sleeping pills and other ‘remedies’ related to sleep.

3.1 – WHY YOU NEED A GOOD NIGHT’S SLEEP

  • The importance of a good night’s sleep
  • Are sleeping pills the answer?
  • Sleeping pills: What are the risks?
  • The risks are increased as you age
  • Ways to sleep better without medicines
  • 14 tips to develop good sleeping habits
  • Handy tip: How blue light disrupts sleep
  • Case Studies
    • Case Study: Effects of sleep deprivation on cognition

3.2 – WHY BEING SOCIAL IS GOOD YOUR HEALTH

  • The benefits of being socially active
  • The importance of social groups
  • Start your own social group
  • Online interest groups, communities and forums
  • Benefits of joining and online community group or forum
  • Five reasons why you should join an online community
  • Find an online community today!
  • Risks of distancing yourself from social activity
  • How loneliness and isolation affect your health
  • Overcoming isolation and loneliness
  • Combat depression and loneliness
  • Case Studies
    • Case Study: Socially active older adults have slower rates of health declines
    • Case Study: Active social life associated with well-being in life
  • Get started: Helpful groups and websites to get you being social

3.3 – WHY BEING GENEROUS AFTER 60 IS GOOD FOR YOU

  • Good giving: Why helping others is good for your heart and your health
  • Being generous also has its personal and physical benefits
  • Study linking generosity with health benefits by spending money on others
  • Improving social connection and relationships through generosity
  • Being stingy with money increases stress levels
  • Whom you spend money on matters
  • Case Studies
    • Case Study: Motives for volunteering are associated with mortality risk in older adults
    • Case Study: A prospective study of volunteerism and hypertension risk in older adults

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Volume Four • Relax your mind + Boost your memory

4.1 – STAYING RELAXED AFTER 60

  • How to relax your mind
  • Meditation
    • Stress-caused illness and meditation
    • 5-minute meditation exercise
  • Healthy habits
  • Relaxing activities
  • Avoiding stress
  • If it doesn’t feel good, then don’t do it
  • How to relax
  • Accepting stress
  • Relaxing your body
  • Relaxing your mind
  • Staying relaxed around stressful people
  • Spend time with people who radiate warmth and with whom you can truly connect
  • Mind-body relaxation techniques to overcome stress and anxiety
  • Case Studies
    • Case study: Yoga helps older adults battle depression and anxiety
  • Learn how to meditate with these helpful videos
  • Adult colouring books are good for your health
    • The science behind adult colouring books
    • 10 reasons adult colouring books will make your life a whole lot brighter
    • The health benefits of adult colouring books

4.2 – TECHNIQUES TO KEEPING YOUR MEMORY ACTIVE

  • 6 tricks to improve your memory
  • 3 quick tips for added brainpower
  • 9 Foods that may help save your memory
  • Reduce your stress levels to improve memory
  • Being overweight linked to poorer memory
  • Continuous Learning As An Adult
    • Keep learning!
    • Facts on continuous learning as an adult:
    • The benefits of lifelong learning for adults 50-plus
    • The more powerful benefits to continuous learning as an adult
    • Education in your third ‘age’ of life
  • Case Studies
    • Case Study: Promoting active aging through university programs for older adults: An evaluation study
  • Solving the brain fitness puzzle is the key to self-empowered aging
  • Brain fitness tips to improve concentration and memory
  • Tips to improving concentration and memory
  • Learning a musical instrument
    • Powerful benefits of learning a musical instrument after 50
    • How playing an instrument benefits the brain
    • 5 reasons learning an instrument as an adult is easier than you think
    • 12 good reasons to start learning a musical instrument over 50

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Bonus Chapter • Quotes to make you laugh & think

“I’m not interested in age. People who tell me their age are silly. You’re as old as you feel.” Henri Frederic Amiel

  • Wisdom
  • Age
  • Happiness
  • Retirement
  • Learning

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