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  • Women taking a leap

Following my dreams

March 20th, 2019|0 Comments

Following my dreams I’ve got some great news to share with you…I’m following my dreams! You probably already had a sense of this if you’ve been following me via Age Life Balance and/ or Blue Diamond. But last week I hit a big milestone - I’ve gave notice to leave my job! Having worked in corporate roles for over 20 years, I’m approximately half way through my working life. I’ve broadly enjoyed this time, with the challenges and opportunities embraced, but I realised that my sense of engagement and motivation had been waning. For the next 20 odd years I expect to work, I want to do something I feel really passionate about…!   My why Turn back the clock [...]

  • Balance for Better

Balance for Better

March 13th, 2019|0 Comments

Balance for Better In case you hadn’t already heard, Balance for Better (#BalanceforBetter) is the 2019 theme for International Women’s Day which was celebrated globally on Friday 8thMarch. In summary, this is what Balance for Better is all about: “The future is exciting. Let's build a gender-balanced world. Everyone has a part to play - all the time, everywhere. From grassroots activism to worldwide action, we are entering an exciting period of history where the world expects balance. We notice its absence and celebrate its presence. Balance drives a better working world. Let's all help create a #BalanceforBetter.” You may have seen various adverts, articles, social media posts, emails, invitations, webinars and events to mark the occasion. And an amazing thing [...]

  • hormones

Those Darn Hormones!

March 6th, 2019|0 Comments

Anita Duwel - the founder of Love the Life You Live! and Aging with Vitality! - is a Canadian blogger, Certified Holistic Nutrition Coach and Workplace Wellness [...]

  • Planning

Planning to optimise life

February 20th, 2019|2 Comments

Planning to optimise life Last year I posted an article on planning, from a long-term life and ageing journey perspective. I’m a planner by nature, but I [...]

Do Something Different

January 9th, 2019|0 Comments

  Do Something Different This follows on from an earlier post called “Does the prospect of having to work until your late 60s fill you with fear [...]

  • Joy

12 sources of joy

December 26th, 2018|2 Comments

12 sources of joy As we fast approach the end of the year, late December is often a time of reflection. 2018 has been a particularly busy [...]

  • Chinese

The Chinese approach to ageing well

November 28th, 2018|1 Comment

Today I’ve been for my first ever acupuncture session. I’ll be telling you all about that in next week’s blog. Today’s post has been kindly written for [...]

Massage for long-term health

November 7th, 2018|1 Comment

Massage for long-term health I’ve been planning to dedicate an article to massage for a while since I mentioned it in my rest & recovery post. I [...]

  • swimming

Swimming through life

October 31st, 2018|0 Comments

Swimming through life I swim all year around, but I especially love it at the moment as my local pool seems particularly quiet. I have several theories [...]

  • technology

Reliance on technology

October 24th, 2018|0 Comments

Reliance on technology I’d actually written another article to post this week. We’re away on a well-deserved break (hurrah!) but I’ve forgotten to bring my laptop charger [...]

Dealing with sudden loss

October 10th, 2018|0 Comments

Dealing with sudden loss Human lives can be fragile. Sometimes with no warning, loved ones can be taken from us. You may have been impacted directly, know [...]

  • magnet

Benefits of Magnet Therapy

October 3rd, 2018|1 Comment

Benefits of Magnet Therapy I’ve recently started wearing magnetic jewellery. I must confess that I hadn’t actually heard of this until recently when I acquired a magnetic [...]


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