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  • Optimise energy

6 simple ways to optimise your energy

November 20th, 2019|0 Comments

How are your energy levels? At this time of year, it’s not uncommon to feel a little drained as we head into winter. I’m an early bird by nature, but even I struggle to get out of bed at the moment. However, I still seem to have much more energy than many others around me. I’m certainly no superwoman, with super powers! So, I thought I’d take a look at some of the things that I believe contribute to my energy, in case they might help you. It wasn't until I was reviewing this that I've already written about many of these topics. I'm included the links where possible.   6 simple ways to optimise your energy Exercise I’m not [...]

  • Putting up with

What are you putting up with?

November 6th, 2019|2 Comments

To a great extent, I believe that that many of us are simply putting up with stuff in our lives. I must admit that this hadn’t even occurred to me until recently. But the more I thought about it, the more things I’ve identified that I’m putting up with. And on further reflection, I see evidence of this all around me.   Why are we putting up with this? I think this often happens quite innocently, before it builds unconsciously over time. Initially we accept something temporarily, as a kind of compromise. This can often be something quite small or insignificant. But our initial easiness can transform into a greater tolerance, and ultimately acceptance that that’s just the way things [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • Melanie sitting crossed legged in the garden

Time out

April 24th, 2019|0 Comments

Time out I’m not sure the last time I felt this relaxed. It’s Good Friday afternoon and we’re sat in my dad’s garden in Devon. The sun [...]

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