“Tell It Thursday” – A New Level of Loneliness by Kate Mahoney

When we received this email from Kate about how the pandemic had affected her, we knew we needed to share it with you. It is honest, raw, and real. A...
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Q & A With Jill Casty: An Art that Sings

Jill Casty’s words are insightful, mindful, smart, and passionate. Annie & Gretchen were fascinated by her.  For about a decade Jill Casty has alternated years of living and working in...
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Janice Jaicks of FitnessFest: Making the Pool Cool

Today we speak with Janice Jaicks founder of FitnessFest which is a user-friendly convention for people to learn, participate, and receive continuing education units.  Janice has been teaching water aerobics...
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Tom Jones Ultra -Endurance Athlete & Speaker “NEVER GIVE UP OR GIVE IN”

Annie & Gretchen had the privilege of interviewing Ultra-Endurance Athlete Tom Jones. NO, not the singer Tom Jones, but the other Tom Jones, a man who is just accomplished and...
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Gretchen and Annie on the Your Inspired Life Podcast with Ana Caban

Ana chats with fitness pros and creators of Donuts and Pie Fitness, Gretchen Zelek and Annie Gibbons, about gratitude, trying new things and aging enthusiastically.
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Kathy Smith: Progress Not Perfection

You enjoy walking as a great exercise tool. Please tell us how your walking program incorporates High Intensity Interval Training and why it is key in a fitness program. Taking...
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A Tea Ritual

We have a tea ritual every day. Everyone in the family enjoys a cup of Mint tea after dinner. It's become a habit. It is comforting and familiar. During the...
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Open the Door to Tai Chi

Tai Chi is often described as meditation in motion.  In many parks you may notice groups of people practicing Tai Chi with beautiful and deliberate movements.  The names of the...
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Meditation

Set a nice sounding chime on a timer for 5, 10 + minutes so you don’t worry about the time.   Focus on your breathing- observing and following the in...
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Seated Breathing

Set a nice sounding chime on a timer for 5, 10 + minutes so you don’t worry about the time. Focus on your breathing- observing and following the in and...
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