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Finding my Tribe – Ageing with purpose

May 22nd, 2019|2 Comments

'Finding a tribe'  - a sense of belonging - can be important. While sometimes it’s great to forge ahead on your own, following your own path, it can also be comforting to know you’re not totally barking up the wrong tree. For the first year after I launched Age Life Balance, I was in a comparatively lonely space. I was attracting people to read my articles , although it would always be nice if more people read and commented! I was also spreading the wording through the connections I was making through networking. People seemed to ‘get’ my message and what I was trying to do – but it was fairly slow burn. I did wonder if there was really [...]

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Good oral health benefits ageing & longevity

May 15th, 2019|0 Comments

National Smile Month started this week!  If you’re not aware, it’s the largest & longest-running campaign to promote good oral health. Between 13th May and 13th June 2019, National Smile Month will be sharing positive messages and engaging others to develop and maintain a healthy mouth. Looking after our mouths can impact how we live and the way in which age too. I’ll be exploring this further on, including some tips for optimum oral health and hygiene. Coincidentally, it’s also the week that my kids and I had our periodic dental check.   Family trip to the dentist Now, I wouldn’t say it’s our favourite thing to do, nor even in our top 10, but we know it’s important. We’re [...]

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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 [...]

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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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Smarter working

April 3rd, 2019|0 Comments

Smarter working Fancy working smartly, rather than hard? This sounds like a great proposition to someone as busy as me. But what does it actually mean? And, [...]

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Positivity boost

March 27th, 2019|1 Comment

Positivity boost Following my recent Balance for Better article for International Women’s Day, I’ve been inspired to focus on positivity this week. Our busy modern lives are full [...]

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Following my dreams

March 20th, 2019|1 Comment

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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]


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