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  • 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 hopefully reset my expectations and habits to allow this. What I probably hadn’t made clear before this, is how much my mum had had an influence on Age Life Balance in the first place. This is not something that I’ve shared on here before and is not something that she’s aware of either. She used to read my blogs, well some of them anyway. She doesn’t now. She doesn’t have access to emails at the moment. I’ve also removed her from my mailing list… So time for a real reset. I feel this [...]

  • 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 with Antioxidants Immunity is important at the best of times to keep us healthy and well. But there hasn't been an instance in our own lifetimes where our immune systems have been so critical, with the current global coronavirus pandemic. So, what can we do to bolster our immunity? Increase your antioxidants Vitamins A, E, C, D are often talked about when it comes to the immune system but if you really want to bulletproof your immunity, you need to stockpile natural antioxidants (and not just the packets and tins of pulses!). When [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • 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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