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Embrace Ageing – mindset is key!

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 also one of 'my tribe' that I'm loving being connected with!   Your mind is extraordinary… Put it to good use! To embrace ageing does not mean that [...]

By |2019-05-29T18:26:03+00:00May 29th, 2019|Articles, Mind|1 Comment

Positivity boost

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 of millions of different stimuli – I won’t bamboozle you with the detail, but it is mindboggling.  Despite immense processing power our brains are not sophisticated enough to [...]

By |2019-03-27T20:59:45+00:00March 27th, 2019|Articles, Mind|1 Comment

Body image – You are perfect right now!

Penny Hackney – aka The Cheerful Chick – is an Australian blogger and style mentor for over 35’s who is on a mission to encourage women everywhere to live their most colourful and confident life. Colour guru and wardrobe wiz, Penny can help you discover the colours and styles that love you, so you never [...]

By |2019-02-13T19:58:55+00:00February 13th, 2019|Articles, Health, Mind, Youthfulness|2 Comments

12 ways to protect yourself from the January blues

  12 ways to protect yourself from January blues It may just be me, but January seems to be dragging on a bit. What felt like a much needed (and welcomed) return to normality a few weeks ago, now feels almost like a penance. Normally one of life’s optimists, even I’m feeling down and lethargic.  [...]

By |2019-01-23T20:48:13+00:00January 23rd, 2019|Articles, Mind|0 Comments

Ever feel like an imposter in your own life? 

Ever feel like an imposter in your own life?  If you find yourself doubting your accomplishments or experiencing a fear of being exposed as a fraud, you may be experiencing a case of “imposter syndrome”. Whether you’re familiar with the term imposter syndrome or not, the symptoms are surprisingly common.  Leaving imposter syndrome unchecked, however, could [...]

By |2019-02-24T21:51:52+00:00January 16th, 2019|Articles, Mind|1 Comment

Expanding our comfort zones to keep youthful

Expanding our comfort zones to keep youthful I’ve probably mentioned “comfort zones” in a number of previous blogs, as it’s a concept I think about a lot. I lead a busy life across a number of different dimensions, including being a parent, an employee, a coach and a blogger. I find myself stepping (or leaping) [...]

By |2018-11-21T19:56:02+00:00November 21st, 2018|Articles, Mind|1 Comment

Gratitude & 10 things I’m truly grateful for

Gratitude & 10 things I’m truly grateful for I’ve been meaning to write about gratitude for a while, but have been unsure how to go about this without sounding smug. Gratitude is the quality or feeling of being grateful or thankful. I feel I am tremendously privileged across many elements of my life. In fact, I’m [...]

By |2018-10-17T18:37:14+00:00October 17th, 2018|Articles, Mind|2 Comments

Mind – Embrace change to stay youthful

Embrace change to stay youthful Like many people, I tend to be a creature of habit in some respects of my life. This can be useful – it can make life more predictable, comfortable and efficient – in particular when developing and keeping good habits. It can arguably make dropping bad habits harder. As many [...]

By |2018-09-26T17:48:06+00:00September 26th, 2018|Articles, Mind|1 Comment

Six constructive steps for dealing with overwhelm

Six constructive steps for dealing with overwhelm I’m writing this blog on the first day of September. Last week I caught myself saying “I feel overwhelmed by September”. Now I’m here and I’m dealing with it, so what steps have I taken and how do I feel now? This September is a busy month for [...]

By |2018-09-05T18:15:31+00:00September 5th, 2018|Articles, Mind|3 Comments

Time for more fun, when life gets too serious

Time for more fun, when life gets too serious It recently dawned on me that I had become way too serious. It’s not that my life doesn’t contain enjoyable parts, but fun didn’t seem too high on the agenda - and fun and enjoyment are not the same. Over the last few weeks I’ve been [...]

By |2019-05-29T17:04:26+00:00August 22nd, 2018|Articles, Mind, Youthfulness|4 Comments