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  • Keeping fit

Making the best use of our time

March 25th, 2020|0 Comments

I’ve probably thought to myself countless times how nice it would be if the world just stopped and let me catch up… Well careful what you wish for - that time is here and now! I’m typically both busy and active, so I’ll definitely need to find ways to maintain these, amongst other things that need doing at this time. Read below how I plan to make the best use of my time. Hopefully there’re some ideas here for you too. Connections Firstly, making the most of the time that we’ re able to spend with together. In our case, this is me, my husband and our two school age kids. This can seem intense at times, but we’re looking [...]

  • Staying safe & sane during coronavirus times

Keeping safe & sane during coronavirus times

March 17th, 2020|0 Comments

As you know, I’ve been in the habit of posting fortnightly for the last 6 months or so, but as coronavirus and the changes underway are so unpredictable, I thought I’d give you an additional update. As an eternal optimist, I never even considered that the coronavirus situation would have got to this point. Yet, the worst of the turmoil may still be to come, not to mention the subsequent financial fall-out that could affect so many. I hope that some of my points will resonate with you and will help to keep you safe and sane in the during this strange coronavirus times. Maintain some normality While some aspects of life are seeming oddly surreal right now, it’s important [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • Guilty pleasures

Guilty pleasures

September 25th, 2019|0 Comments

Is it just me, or do you have any guilty pleasures? Is it normal to find pleasure in things that maybe we ‘shouldn’t’? Sometimes the ‘guilt’ associated [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]


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