Jane Thurnell-Read is an indie author and blogger, writing about health, well-being and weight loss. Her latest book 190 Weight Loss Hacks: What The Evidence Says is available from Amazon as an eBook and a paperback. Her website is www.janethurnellread.com and you can follow her on Instagram @thrivingjane.

Latest Posts By Jane Thurnell-Read

1 month ago

5 Reasons Older Women Should Lift Weights

Many older women think weightlifting is for men, or (at the very least) for younger women. However, the benefits of weightlifting for older women are striking…

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2 months ago

3 Reliable Ways to Reduce Stress and Guilt at Family Celebrations

The Holidays are supposed to be a great time of happiness, love and good cheer, but often, it isn’t like that at all. It’s just stress, stress, stress. It’s also guilt, guilt, guilt, as we feel we should love our family unconditionally…

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4 months ago

Exercise Snacking Is Fun!

We all know that food snacking is fun, but it does, of course, come with a downside of weight gain. Exercise snacking can also be fun, and it, of course, comes with numerous health benefits. If you read this and think, I can’t exercise because…

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11 months ago

Using Your Values to Help You Lose Weight

If you want to lose weight, you are urged to set precise goals. Goals can help us get up in the morning and tackle the day with zest and enthusiasm. The extremely successful industrialist Henry Ford said, “Obstacles are those frightful things…

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11 months ago

Red Lentil, Rice, and Coconut Soup Recipe

This soup ticks so many boxes. It’s easy to make even if you’re not really a cook. It’s cheap. It tastes delicious and it’s highly nutritious too. As well as the lentils, rice and coconut, the soup uses ginger, turmeric and garlic too…

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12 months ago

Gaining Height with Age – How Is That Possible?

A friend whom I hadn’t seen for a few weeks greeted me with these words: “Every time I see you, you’re taller.“ You maybe expect to be told that when you’re seven or 17…

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2 years ago

The Trauma After a Grandchild’s Death by Suicide

My 15-year-old grandson died by suicide six weeks ago. At 3pm, six weeks ago, I was wondering how many of the delicious cookies that I’d just baked I could eat. By 5pm, my whole world had changed for ever. To say life is now difficult is a complete…

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2 years ago

Instagram – The Most Surprising Place to Find Role Models

We all need role models throughout our lives. As we get older, role models can be even more important. Role models help us see our own potential. They can remind us that lots of older people are enjoying interesting, exciting, healthy lives…

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2 years ago

Is Pollen Allergy One of Your Woes?

I used to dread the hay fever season. If possible, I would sit in a darkened room with a large box of tissues, feeling exhausted from the continuous sneezing. My eyes would run and itch. The roof of my mouth would drive me mad with its itchiness…

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2 years ago

How Many Healthy Years Do You Have Left?

We don’t know the answer to how many years we have left, but have you asked yourself how many healthy years you have left? In 2018 it was estimated that a woman or man born in the EU that year would have around 64 healthy life years ahead of them…

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