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Could Hypopressives allow you to start living again?

February 14th, 2021|0 Comments

One of the great things I discovered in 2020 was Hypopressives. You’ve not heard of Hypopressives? No, I hadn’t either. But as you may already know, I’m always keen to try out different things from a health and fitness perspective. For a month or so during the first lockdown I followed online Hypopressives training with the lovely Michelle Burrows from Get Inspired Coaching. Michelle had discovered Hypopressives for herself a few years back and has since become a senior UK Hypopressives trainer. We cover Michelle’s story a little later on, but in the meantime, what is hypopressives and how might it benefit you? What is Hypopressives? Simply put, Hypopressives is a low-pressure postural and breathing technique. It can have a [...]

  • Why January is one of my favourite months

Why January is one of my favourite months of the year

February 1st, 2021|0 Comments

January may not be one of the obvious choices for "month of the year", but I have to admit that it’s one of my favourites. Now, it’s not for the temperature (often one of the coldest months), nor for the hours of sunlight (although getting noticeably longer by the end of the month). What’s more, this January has probably been one of the most challenging ever due to the latest lockdown restrictions. I like January for its modesty. Compared to the months leading up to the end of the year, which are colourful, festive and often indulgent, January is simple and modest.   What’s so great about January? New Year’s Eve is always the climactic (or anti-climactic) end to the [...]

  • Why I love to exercise

Why I love to exercise

November 15th, 2020|0 Comments

Continuing in the My relationship with…. series, this article “Why I love to exercise” looks at my relationship with exercise.   I’ve always been a pretty active [...]

  • Autumn colours

5 things I love about Autumn

September 29th, 2020|0 Comments

This is the first of my new series of articles entitled "My relationship with...." - watch this space over the couple months for more 😊 My relationship [...]

  • Life Saver

This Book Could Save Your Life

September 14th, 2020|1 Comment

This Book Could Save Your Life – Book Review I’ve recently finished reading this book and I feel so empowered, I must share it with you. I [...]

  • Reset

Time for a reset

August 3rd, 2020|0 Comments

  I wrote a few weeks ago about my desire to get back into writing and that my mum had recently gone into a care home. I've [...]

  • Immunity

Supporting Immunity with Antioxidants

July 16th, 2020|0 Comments

I'm pleased to introduce today's article, a guest blog by Michele Scarr Nutritional Therapist, who shares her advice below on how to increase our immune systems. Supporting Immunity [...]

  • My mum eventually went into a care home today and now I feel ready to start again. I’m going to start by writing fortnightly blogs again and I’ll see how I get on.

Why did I stop writing?

July 2nd, 2020|1 Comment

  Since I discovered my love of writing some 3 ½ years ago, when I launched Age Life Balance, I have been a fairly consistent writer. My [...]

  • Living for the weekends

Living for the weekends

February 12th, 2020|0 Comments

I must admit that I do (and probably always have) lived for the weekends. Whether I’m loving my work or simply grinning & bearing it, I have [...]

  • Happy place

Where’s your happy place?

January 15th, 2020|1 Comment

I'm in a happy place! I’ve recently returned from an amazing week of skiing – the mountains really are one of my happy places! A happy place [...]

  • Christmas

6 ways to survive Christmas

December 18th, 2019|0 Comments

Christmas seems to come around quicker each year – this must definitely be an age thing! With a week to go until the Big Day, I share [...]

  • Break from the norm

Break from the norm

December 4th, 2019|0 Comments

I’m writing this blog on the plane home following an amazing weekend away with friends. It’s been great to have a break from the norm in the [...]


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