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  • 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 is simply something that brings joy or makes you feel good. It can be a physical place, but it doesn’t have to be. A happy place can also be when everything feels right together, like a kind of ‘flow’. I just feel right when I’m in the mountains. It must be the combination of the blue skies, the clear air and doing something that I love with great people. I’d love to spend all week every week skiing, but alas, that is not my current life! In fact, maybe the ‘rationed’ aspect of [...]

  • 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 a few things that can cause stress at this time of year and how best to survive them. 6 ways to survive Christmas Food If you hadn’t already noticed there way too much food around, and usually the rich and highly calorific variety. I can hardly move at the moment without being exposed to or offered food e.g. mince pies and chocolate.  And that’s outside of parties, lunches, drinks etc. And we’ve not even reached the peak yet – Christmas and Boxing Day – and all that comes with those. Of course, it’s [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

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