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

20 benefits of garden camping 

We’ve been camping in our garden in recent times. Keen campers when the kids were young, we’ve had less time and desire to do this over the last few years. We’ve not camped this early on in the season for 5 years, but the combination of fine weather and the lockdown tempted us to pitch [...]

By |2020-04-23T21:14:06+00:00April 23rd, 2020|Articles, Travel|0 Comments

Finding NEMO for balance during the lockdown

Never has the balance between work and life been so blurred… Following on from my recent article keeping safe & sane during Coronavirus times, I had a brainchild. I had wanted to do something that could inspire and help others. I wanted my message to be simple and clear. I also wanted to ensure I [...]

By |2020-04-23T19:35:29+00:00April 16th, 2020|Articles, Mind, Practicalities|0 Comments

Making the best use of our time

I’ve probably thought to myself countless times how nice it would be if the world just stopped and let me catch up… Well careful what you wish for - that time is here and now! I’m typically both busy and active, so I’ll definitely need to find ways to maintain these, amongst other things that [...]

By |2020-03-25T21:25:42+00:00March 25th, 2020|Articles, Practicalities|0 Comments

Keeping safe & sane during coronavirus times

As you know, I’ve been in the habit of posting fortnightly for the last 6 months or so, but as coronavirus and the changes underway are so unpredictable, I thought I’d give you an additional update. As an eternal optimist, I never even considered that the coronavirus situation would have got to this point. Yet, [...]

By |2020-03-17T21:43:53+00:00March 17th, 2020|Articles, Health, Practicalities|0 Comments

Breast Cancer – a personal story

Today’s article is a guest blog from a friend who’s been through breast cancer in the last year. This topic is very personal to her and she naturally wishes to remain anonymous. Identifying breast cancer About a year ago I was in the GP surgery, idly looking at posters on the wall. One of the [...]

By |2020-03-11T19:35:54+00:00March 11th, 2020|Articles, Health|0 Comments

Chiropractic – addressing a pain in the neck

A few months back I published an article called What are you putting up with? It was actually after writing this that I realised that I’d been putting up with something else for a while – neck pain. I initially ‘injured’ myself a couple of years ago. Embarrassingly, I’m not actually sure what I did, [...]

By |2020-03-11T19:35:17+00:00February 26th, 2020|Articles, Health, Uncategorized|0 Comments

January goals – actions speak louder than words

I’m writing this post with several days of January still to go, but I’m pretty confident that I’ll achieve my January goals. Funnily enough, I’m only just getting around to writing down my 2020 goals. Normally, come January 1st, I’ve already planned and listed out all my goals for the year. For the last X [...]

By |2020-01-29T19:14:28+00:00January 29th, 2020|Articles, Health, Mind|0 Comments

6 ways to survive Christmas

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 a few things that can cause stress at this time of year and how best to survive them. 6 ways to survive Christmas Food If you hadn’t already [...]

By |2019-12-18T19:54:12+00:00December 18th, 2019|Articles, Practicalities|0 Comments