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

Spring feet – putting the spring back into your step

Spring feet – putting the spring back into your step A few months ago, I posted an article about winter hands, as my poor hands had been suffering through the long cold winter. Today’s article is about spring feet! I imagine most of us are pretty self-critical, but I’ve always thought that my feet were [...]

By | 2018-05-23T18:28:10+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|Articles, Health|0 Comments

Wise-up & take action – 12 money management tips

Wise-up & take action – 12 money management tips I’m sometimes asked for tips on money management. As an accountant, I’m pretty good at managing money, but I’m particularly good at managing my own. I’ll partly credit it to my upbringing, but it also stems back to when I was a student with limited resources. [...]

By | 2018-05-16T18:12:14+00:00 May 16th, 2018|Articles, Finance|0 Comments

Old dog new tricks – learning something new

Old dog new tricks – learning something new Ironically, even though I’m an accountant and have always been “good with numbers”, I’ve long struggled with Sudoku. It’s not like I’ve tried particularly hard with it before, but it’s something that I’ve casually attempted now and again, realised I couldn’t get my head around it, and [...]

By | 2018-05-10T19:46:55+00:00 May 10th, 2018|Articles, Mind|0 Comments

Community – How to survive and even love networking!

Community – How to survive and even love networking! April is not yet over, but it’ll probably go down in my personal history as a top month for networking. On balance though, I reckon I probably do a lot more than most in this area. When I mention my networking quests to friends and colleagues, [...]

By | 2018-04-25T19:52:44+00:00 April 25th, 2018|Articles, Community|0 Comments

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 asking the right questions. Maybe people are sharing more with me. I’m fortunate that I [...]

By | 2018-04-18T19:40:26+00:00 April 18th, 2018|Articles, Interests|0 Comments

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. Rest and recovery is not limited to sports training though, it’s equally important in other [...]

By | 2018-04-10T20:27:42+00:00 April 11th, 2018|Articles, Health|0 Comments

Youthfulness – 20 ways to act my shoe size, not my age!

Youthfulness - 20 ways to act my shoe size, not my age! Out and about with my kids the other day I was reminded of the expression, “Act your age, not your shoe size!”. This generally implies immaturity, either being said to adults acting like overgrown children or to school-age children acting like overgrown toddlers. [...]

By | 2018-03-28T17:45:19+00:00 March 27th, 2018|Articles, Youthfulness|1 Comment

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 to share some of my passion for the mountains with you. I begin by sharing [...]

By | 2018-03-21T18:55:35+00:00 March 21st, 2018|Articles, Travel|0 Comments

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 to rise by 12% by 2041. The biggest increase will be in the number of [...]

By | 2018-03-14T19:12:42+00:00 March 14th, 2018|Articles, Health|0 Comments

Age Life Balance anniversary – 12 blogging lessons from the first year!

Age Life Balance – 12 blogging lessons from the first year! Amazingly this post marks the one-year anniversary of the Age Life Balance blog! I am very proud that I have managed to keep up the pace of posting one article per week throughout the year, come rain or shine. As Age Life Balance has been [...]

By | 2018-02-28T20:00:49+00:00 February 28th, 2018|Articles|3 Comments