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

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

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

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 enjoy momentarily before sloping back into my old habits, but more a gradual adoption of [...]

By | 2018-02-21T19:20:02+00:00 February 14th, 2018|Articles, Youthfulness|3 Comments

Youthfulness – My style journey – article 1

Youthfulness – My style journey – article 1 I’m not someone that I’d describe as stylish. I never have been if I’m particularly honest. I recall enjoying clothes shopping when I was younger, especially in my teens and twenties. But as I got older, with greater demands on my time, I enjoyed shopping less and [...]

By | 2018-02-07T19:33:42+00:00 February 7th, 2018|Articles, Youthfulness|1 Comment

Mind – my goal setting superpower!

Mind – my goal setting superpower “Mum, what’s your superpower?” Like many children, my six-year-old daughter has an amazing imagination and likes to play the ‘superpower game’. If you’re not familiar with this, you have to imagine a superpower that you’d like to have and the reason why. I’m generally not very creative and come [...]

By | 2018-01-31T22:52:41+00:00 January 31st, 2018|Articles, Mind|1 Comment