Age Life Balance focuses on enjoying a rich, satisfying and balanced life today, with an eye on tomorrow.

How old am I?  Biological age versus actual age

How old am I?  Biological age versus actual age Last week I took a biological age test. For the uninitiated, this test gives an approximation of biological age or how old my body seems, versus my actual (or chronological) age. Simply put, it can give a useful indication of how well I am ageing. It should [...]

By |2019-01-30T21:20:17+00:00January 30th, 2019|Articles, Health|1 Comment

Balance – Everything in Moderation

Balance - everything in moderation January is often a good time to look at where we are, and to try to bring things back into balance. This is because the New Year is a great chance to form new habits, and because it is an (often welcome) opportunity to recover from overindulgence over the holiday [...]

By |2019-01-02T21:11:11+00:00January 2nd, 2019|Articles, Health|1 Comment

Warm up to stay healthy this winter

Warm up to stay healthy this winter Keeping warm is a topic on which I have a lot of personal experience. I’m feeling cold writing this blog, early morning before the heating kicks in. Winter seems to have crept up more slowly than some years, but there’s no mistaking, it’s here now. I rarely feel [...]

By |2019-01-05T19:19:24+00:00December 19th, 2018|Articles, Health|0 Comments

Bolstering immune systems – colds & flu

Bolstering immune systems – colds & flu Wherever I turn at the moment I see signs of colds & flu – sniffing, sniffling, sneezing, wheezing and coughing. I’m sorry to admit that I’m not the most sympathetic of people. I’m not saying I never get ill myself - I confess I did have a sneezy [...]

By |2018-12-12T19:35:05+00:00December 12th, 2018|Articles, Health|1 Comment

Acupuncture for corrective & preventative health

Acupuncture for corrective & preventative health As I mentioned in the introduction to last week’s blog on the Chinese approach to ageing well, I recently experienced acupuncture for the first time ever. This was performed by Marianne Killick from MK Acupuncture. I never imagined this would be on the cards as I’m not a big [...]

By |2018-12-12T19:18:50+00:00December 5th, 2018|Articles, Health|0 Comments

The Chinese approach to ageing well

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 me by the lovely acupuncturist Marianne Killick and is all about the Chinese approach to ageing well. The Chinese approach to ageing well “To know how to grow [...]

By |2018-11-28T19:22:29+00:00November 28th, 2018|Articles, Health|1 Comment

Massage benefits for near & long-term health

Massage benefits for near & 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 love massage and it has been a regular (albeit periodic) feature of my life for many years. I’ll be sharing some of my experiences, including [...]

By |2019-05-29T16:57:54+00:00November 7th, 2018|Articles, Health|1 Comment

Benefits of Magnet Therapy

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 bracelet and Power Heart. I’m now wearing these daily and admit I have experienced some rather positive results. Why the need? Several months ago, I started experiencing some [...]

By |2018-10-03T20:37:27+00:00October 3rd, 2018|Articles, Health|1 Comment

Clear vision – corrected sight becomes reality

Clear vision – corrected sight becomes reality I last wrote about my short-sighted eyes back in July, shortly after I made the decision to have corrective eye surgery. Well, I’ve just had it done, so I thought you may be interested to hear how it went. In the 6 weeks between the decision and the [...]

By |2018-09-19T20:29:35+00:00September 19th, 2018|Articles, Health|2 Comments

Life changing journey – Getting rid of excess weight

Life changing journey - Getting rid of excess weight This week, I met up for a long-overdue chat with a lady I’d met at the beginning of the year. We initially met through a mutual friend and had got chatting about this and that. Pam is a bubbly, attractive looking lady in her mid-50s. I [...]

By |2018-08-15T18:49:55+00:00August 15th, 2018|Articles, Health, Youthfulness|1 Comment