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

What are you putting up with?

To a great extent, I believe that that many of us are simply putting up with stuff in our lives. I must admit that this hadn’t even occurred to me until recently. But the more I thought about it, the more things I’ve identified that I’m putting up with. And on further reflection, I see [...]

By |2019-11-06T20:49:40+00:00November 6th, 2019|Articles, Mind, Practicalities|2 Comments

School holidays survival tips

School holidays can be fun, but can also be challenging for parents and children. Back from our travels a little earlier than initially planned – we enjoyed a great sunny bank holiday weekend with friends and family. I’m itching to dive 100%, into my work yet I’ve still got my kids for a bit longer. [...]

By |2019-09-01T19:01:36+00:00September 1st, 2019|Community, Practicalities|0 Comments

Wills – make sure your voice is heard

This is the third of three blog posts on the topic of Estate Management. I’m certainly no expert in this field but I’ve been very interested to learn more about it. My blogs have been inspired by the charismatic Julian Bright from Bright Insight Ltd, a firm of estate planners. This article is on Wills, [...]

By |2019-07-25T19:51:04+00:00July 25th, 2019|Articles, Practicalities|0 Comments

Funeral plans – planning with the end in mind

This is the second of three blog posts on the topic of Estate Management. I’m certainly no expert in this field but I’ve been very interested to learn more about it. My blogs have been inspired by the charismatic Julian Bright from Bright Insight Ltd, a firm of estate planners. Today’s article is on Funeral [...]

By |2019-07-17T20:06:03+00:00July 17th, 2019|Articles, Practicalities|0 Comments

Lasting Power of Attorney – can you afford not to?

It’s been a while since I wrote anything related to Practical Matters within Age Life Balance. Over the next weeks I’ll be publishing several blog posts on the topic of Estate Management. I’m certainly no expert in this field but I’ve been very interested to learn more about it. My blogs have been inspired by [...]

By |2019-07-11T14:14:19+00:00July 11th, 2019|Articles, Practicalities|0 Comments

Balance for Better

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 - [...]

By |2019-03-13T18:38:03+00:00March 13th, 2019|Articles, Practicalities|0 Comments

Planning to optimise life

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 need to periodically reassess my plans along the way. This is to ensure I don’t get overwhelmed, as much as to ensure I’m focusing on the rights things [...]

By |2019-02-20T19:19:07+00:00February 20th, 2019|Articles, Practicalities|2 Comments

Reliance on technology

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 (boo!). It reminds me how reliant on technology many of us have become. While not being able to use my laptop isn’t a huge deal, I now won’t [...]

By |2018-10-24T20:05:36+00:00October 24th, 2018|Articles, Practicalities|0 Comments

Dealing with sudden loss

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 others that have been affected or heard stories of celebrities who’ve gone too soon. This article looks the practical side of dealing with the sudden loss of a [...]

By |2018-10-10T20:53:28+00:00October 10th, 2018|Articles, Practicalities|0 Comments

Practical Considerations – Forward Planning

Practicalities – Forward Planning I’m sitting here, writing this article on New Years Day. This is one of my favourite times of the year as it allows me reflect on various parts of my life and to plan how best to move forward into the New Year. I’m not just talking about New Year’s Resolutions, [...]

By |2018-01-03T21:09:35+00:00January 3rd, 2018|Articles, Practicalities|0 Comments