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Balance for Better

Balance for Better In case you hadn’t already heard, Balance for Better (#BalanceforBetter) is the 2019 theme for International Women’s Day which was celebrated globally on Friday 8thMarch. In summary, this is what Balance for Better is all about: “The future is exciting. Let's build a gender-balanced world. Everyone has a part to play - [...]

By |2019-03-13T18:38:03+00:00March 13th, 2019|Articles, Practicalities|0 Comments

Those Darn Hormones!

Anita Duwel - the founder of Love the Life You Live! and Aging with Vitality! - is a Canadian blogger, Certified Holistic Nutrition Coach and Workplace Wellness Consultant. She has made it her mission in life to help others via support, motivation, inspiration, and sharing of experiences and knowledge to live a life of quality [...]

By |2019-03-06T18:45:46+00:00March 6th, 2019|Articles, Health|0 Comments

Age Life Balance celebrates 2 year anniversary!

Age Life Balance celebrates 2 year anniversary! I’m proud to announce that Age Life Balance is celebrating its 2-year anniversary this week! I’ve successfully posted 104 weekly blogs on a variety of different topics, and as well as different initiatives such as Words of Wisdom, Top Tips for Successful Ageing, and Foods to Help You [...]

By |2019-02-27T20:29:02+00:00February 27th, 2019|Articles, Community|0 Comments

Planning to optimise life

Planning to optimise life Last year I posted an article on planning, from a long-term life and ageing journey perspective. I’m a planner by nature, but I need to periodically reassess my plans along the way. This is to ensure I don’t get overwhelmed, as much as to ensure I’m focusing on the rights things [...]

By |2019-02-20T19:19:07+00:00February 20th, 2019|Articles, Practicalities|2 Comments

Body image – You are perfect right now!

Penny Hackney – aka The Cheerful Chick – is an Australian blogger and style mentor for over 35’s who is on a mission to encourage women everywhere to live their most colourful and confident life. Colour guru and wardrobe wiz, Penny can help you discover the colours and styles that love you, so you never [...]

By |2019-02-13T19:58:55+00:00February 13th, 2019|Articles, Health, Mind, Youthfulness|2 Comments

How old am I?  Biological age versus actual age

How old am I?  Biological age versus actual age Last week I took a biological age test. For the uninitiated, this test gives an approximation of biological age or how old my body seems, versus my actual (or chronological) age. Simply put, it can give a useful indication of how well I am ageing. It should [...]

By |2019-01-30T21:20:17+00:00January 30th, 2019|Articles, Health|1 Comment

12 ways to protect yourself from the January blues

  12 ways to protect yourself from January blues It may just be me, but January seems to be dragging on a bit. What felt like a much needed (and welcomed) return to normality a few weeks ago, now feels almost like a penance. Normally one of life’s optimists, even I’m feeling down and lethargic.  [...]

By |2019-01-23T20:48:13+00:00January 23rd, 2019|Articles, Mind|0 Comments

Ever feel like an imposter in your own life? 

Ever feel like an imposter in your own life?  If you find yourself doubting your accomplishments or experiencing a fear of being exposed as a fraud, you may be experiencing a case of “imposter syndrome”. Whether you’re familiar with the term imposter syndrome or not, the symptoms are surprisingly common.  Leaving imposter syndrome unchecked, however, could [...]

By |2019-02-24T21:51:52+00:00January 16th, 2019|Articles, Mind|0 Comments

Do Something Different

  Do Something Different This follows on from an earlier post called “Does the prospect of having to work until your late 60s fill you with fear and dread?”. To recap - you have 3 main options: do nothing and carry on your current path, ignoring the problem, or chooseto thrive in your current line [...]

By |2019-01-09T18:56:04+00:00January 9th, 2019|Articles, Interests, Work|0 Comments