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Life lessons – Autobiography in five short chapters

May 29th, 2020|0 Comments

How do we learn the biggest life lessons? Through experience, of course. I stumbled across this poem again as I was tidying up some files on my laptop recently. I'm not sure when I'd first come across it, but I'd obviously loved it so much, I'd decided to keep it for another day. Life lessons Reading through it again now, it resonates so much with some of the ideas and concepts I'm trying to get across within Age Life Balance. We don't always get things right first time, nor the second time. But though experience and attention, we can learn different ways. A better way. Autobiography in five short chapters by Portia Nelson I I walk down the street. There is [...]

  • Plant Based Diet

Benefits of A Plant Based Diet at 40

May 7th, 2020|0 Comments

Intrigued about adopting a plant based diet? This is a guest blog by talented headshot photographer Daniel McLean. I'd heard he'd adopted a plant based diet and was intrigued to learn more about his decision to do this and how it was going. Nine months after making the change he's delighted to share how well this is working for him!   Hitting 40 years of age is a milestone for most people, I was no different.  But, with two young children and starting my own business, I was struggling with the physical and emotional demands.  This is why I wanted to try out and experience the benefits of a plant based diet at 40.   What is a plant based diet? According to [...]

  • 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 [...]


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