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  • Habits

Helpful habits for life

September 11th, 2019|0 Comments

I keep thinking I’ve already written about habits, but I’ve probably just mentioned them in a number of other blogs including routines, a week into my new life and smarter working. Habits are an important component of my life and don’t believe I’m alone here. I like to think that I’m a pretty productive individual with habits helping me to achieve and sustain this. Until the end of July my life was highly structured and regimented. With a busy full-time role, exercise regime, blog and coaching business to juggle (plus the household), I had to be pretty organised to have a hope of getting even half of it done. Hence the use of habits. Since then, things dipped a little [...]

  • Holidays

School holidays survival tips

September 1st, 2019|0 Comments

School holidays can be fun, but can also be challenging for parents and children. Back from our travels a little earlier than initially planned – we enjoyed a great sunny bank holiday weekend with friends and family. I’m itching to dive 100%, into my work yet I’ve still got my kids for a bit longer. How how we all  going to stay sane for the rest of the holidays?  Here are my 10 tips:   1. Setting intentions This is both on the personal front and also involving the kids. Overall, I’d like to enjoy some quality time with the kids, get everyone ready for the the start of term and start to pick things up again on the business [...]

  • Home

We’re going home

August 22nd, 2019|1 Comment

After several weeks of travel, we’re looking forward to going home. My kids and I have been away, visiting friends and family in the SW, since early [...]

  • Routines

Routines for success & sanity

August 16th, 2019|0 Comments

Routines have been instrumental in helping me juggle my busy life. Two weeks since leaving work and I’m yet to establish a new routine. It probably hasn’t [...]

  • Life

A week into my new life

August 8th, 2019|0 Comments

A week into my new life – see last week’s post if you need a reminder - I thought it would be a good time to reflect [...]

  • Aloe Vera and ageing

Aloe Vera benefits for ageing

June 26th, 2019|0 Comments

This article has been written by Carole Cooney, local Property Investor and Lettings Agent and most recently founder of More Energy at 50 Plus or Any Age [...]

  • Bottles of milk representing calcium

Are you getting enough calcium?

June 12th, 2019|0 Comments

Are you getting enough calcium? This article has been inspired by Nicole Madden,from Completely Nutrition. I’ve heard Nicole speak a number of times and she has a [...]

  • Personal MOT

Personal MOT

June 5th, 2019|0 Comments

Last week I went for a periodic health check. This is a great perk provided by my employer and I’m really grateful for the opportunity for this [...]

  • Anita Duwel looking a picture of health, embracing ageing

Embrace Ageing – mindset is key!

May 29th, 2019|1 Comment

This "Embrace Ageing" guest blog has been written by Anita Duwel, owner of Love the Life You Live and Aging with Vitality and co-owner of Health SAVVY. She's [...]

  • Photo of me at the coast with the sea and sand in the background

Awe & wonder to keep youthful

May 8th, 2019|2 Comments

One of the Age Life Balance Words of Wisdom tips for keeping youthful, is looking at things with childlike wonder. Often when we’re in the thick of [...]

  • Melanie sitting crossed legged in the garden

Time out

April 24th, 2019|0 Comments

Time out I’m not sure the last time I felt this relaxed. It’s Good Friday afternoon and we’re sat in my dad’s garden in Devon. The sun [...]

  • Two hands typing on a laptop as if working smartly

Smarter working

April 3rd, 2019|0 Comments

Smarter working Fancy working smartly, rather than hard? This sounds like a great proposition to someone as busy as me. But what does it actually mean? And, [...]

  • Women taking a leap

Following my dreams

March 20th, 2019|1 Comment

Following my dreams I’ve got some great news to share with you…I’m following my dreams! You probably already had a sense of this if you’ve been following [...]

  • Balance for Better

Balance for Better

March 13th, 2019|0 Comments

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 [...]


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