Author Archives: Sally MacDonald

Sally Sunshine FUN Fact #31

Just 15 minutes of DAYLIGHT each day can help

PREVENT the winter blues!

……by giving your body a good dose of vitamin D  ☀️(and if the sun is shining, EVEN BETTER but remember to dress appropriately for chilly temperatures). 🌞☀️

Sally Sunshine FUN Fact #30


Try this…..Write down EVERYTHING you eat & drink for 3 days.  Include ALL condiments, sauces, dressings, oils used in cooking…….OR use an ‘APP’ to track, there are many!
When you analyze your results you may unravel the mystery!

Are your portion sizes larger than necessary? 
Are you consuming needless calories by topping healthy food choices with a wee bit too much butter, mayo or salad dressing?
Try researching the number of calories in that glass wine, beer or cocktail!

Moderation & Balance are KEY!

Sally Sunshine FUN Fact #27


It’s hard to believe but, BRAIN SCANS have revealed that simply ‘imagining’ something provokes activity in the very parts of the brain that would have been active if you were having the real experience!

This suggests that ‘thinking yourself’ into happy situations (like eating a banana split?) could actually make you happier!

Sally Sunshine FUN Fact #25

DARK CIRCLES under the EYES is NOT necessarily a sign of tiredness!

They can also be caused by FOOD INTOLERANCES to such things as refined or processed foods, gluten, & often DAIRY PRODUCTS!

Eliminate each suspected culprit for several days & you may be pleasantly surprised by your results!

Sally Sunshine FUN Fact #24

Pull in your belly to PROTECT your BACK!

Poor CORE STRENGTH makes you more susceptible to INJURY & LOWER BACK PAIN, as the spine is forced into adopting unnatural positions.

To support your lower back, pull your navel inwards OFTEN, until it becomes automatic.