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  • Positive vibes

3 simple ways to build (& sustain) a positive mindset

October 29th, 2020|0 Comments

The clocks have recently gone back and the days are getting increasingly short and gloomy. It’s not to say we won’t see the sun again for months, but it can often feel like this at this time of year! This is possibly going to be one of the most challenging winters we’ve faced (collectively) in our lifetimes, with coronavirus still rampaging through our communities and bleak economic forecasts reported in the media. Normally, many of us would turn to friends and families for support at times like these, but even this is difficult at best, nigh impossible for many. So now, more than ever, it’s important to be positive.   Why is it important to be positive? Positivity is important [...]

  • Becoming the grown-up

Becoming the grown-up in the relationship

October 13th, 2020|1 Comment

My relationship with my mum Becoming the grown-up As we get older, for many of us the relationships with our parents change. At some point along the way, we stop being the child and become the grown-up instead. I’m not sure at what point this happened with my mum, but I am definitely the grown-up in this relationship now. It’s 3 months now since she moved to a care home. This was never part of her plan, but it became the obvious option – probably the only viable option - a few months ago. Recap of mum’s story Mum had a ‘funny turn*’ just before Easter, leaving her bed-ridden.  She was very disoriented and over time lost the capacity (and [...]

  • Autumn colours

5 things I love about Autumn

September 29th, 2020|0 Comments

This is the first of my new series of articles entitled "My relationship with...." - watch this space over the couple months for more 😊 My relationship [...]

  • Life Saver

This Book Could Save Your Life

September 14th, 2020|1 Comment

This Book Could Save Your Life – Book Review I’ve recently finished reading this book and I feel so empowered, I must share it with you. I [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]


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