Author: Melanie

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Interests – Is this really it?

Interests – Is this really it? I’m surprised, saddened and excited by some of the conversations I’ve had lately. People often mention their future dreams in passing, and then dismiss them almost immediately afterwards. Maybe I’m listening better. Maybe I’m...

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Health – the importance of rest & recovery

Health – the importance of rest & recovery I’m training for a triathlon and today is a ‘rest day’ in my training schedule. As I’ve been training hard this week, I welcome the break, and my body is relieved too....

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Interests – Reading for pleasure

Speaking to friends and acquaintances, some claim that they don’t have exciting interests. Some don’t even believe they have interests. The aim of this article is to show that interests don’t have to be exciting to be enjoyable –  and...

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Travel – The call of the mountains

Travel – The call of the mountains Some people crave sunshine and warmth. I crave the mountains. Fortunately, I’m not alone here and mountain holidays are given priority in our family. Just back from our latest mountain fix, I wanted...

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Health – Nutrition for healthy ageing

I’m excited to introduce Helen Reay, Nutritional Therapist as a guest blogger this week. Below, she shares with us her top nutritional and lifestyle habits for healthy ageing. Health – Nutrition for healthy ageing The population in England is expected...

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Health – winter hands

Health – winter hands While I’ve not got the most glamourous hands – my fingers are quite short with quite prominent knuckles – I’ve probably never given them too much thought before. Before this winter, that is. Maybe it’s been...

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Mind – Ways to Cope with Anxiety

Mind – Ways to Cope with Anxiety This article is also published on Rajuvage Everyone gets stressed from time to time, and I’d say that’s probably symptomatic of modern life and the pressures we often feel under. Sometimes this stress...

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Youthfulness – My style journey – article 2

Youthfulness – My style journey – article 2 You’ll have learned in my last article that I’ve been working with Alex from Stylepeg for a kind of style makeover. This isn’t intended to be a glitzy quick fix that I’ll...