How to Overcome Loneliness in Midlife

loneliness in midlife

In my previous post ‘Facing Life Alone in Midlife’ I discussed the overwhelming feeling of loss and grief with the death of a spouse/partner, a relationship breakdown and divorce.  I wrote about taking time to go through the process until you are ready to accept and move on with your life.  If you missed the post you can click here…. Read more »

Why are we still so obsessed with body image in midlife?

Body image in midlife

Body image in Midlife is still a problem for a surprising number of women!  A study published in the International Journal of Eating Disorders revealed that 62% of women suggested that their weight and body image had a negative impact on their lives. 1,849 women from across the United States took part in the study “Body Image in Women 50… Read more »

Over the Moon Link Up #41

over the Moon link up

Welcome to the Over The Moon Link Party #41   Welcome to the Over the Moon Link Party!  You can link up any family friendly posts without profanity. Have a post you want to give more reach? Need some comments or shares? Want a post that’s close to going viral takeoff like a rocket? Now is the time to link it up! We… Read more »

What is an Acai Bowl?

What is an Acai Bowl?

Last weekend I ran in a 10km fun run – The Bridge to Brisbane.  I ran with my lovely daughter and one of my Saturday Sisters, Caz.  After our fun runs we usually treat ourselves to a breakfast and a catch up.  This time, the girls introduced me to the Acai Bowl – I’d only heard of these recently and… Read more »

Discovering Your Passion After 60

Discovering your passion after 60

As I get closer to 60 it is great to know that life still gets better!  My guest writer this week is Molly Stevens, from Shallow Reflections.  I met Molly through a blogging group and just love her approach to life. Her writing is humorous, entertaining and always brings a smile or makes me laugh.  We need more writers like… Read more »

Do you really know how much you eat? Why you should keep a food diary

Do you really know how much you eat

I recently started a 5 week online course through Futurelearn.com.  It is about Nutrition and Wellness and is conducted through the University of Aberdeen.  Now I realise 3 hours each week for 5 weeks will not make me an expert.  However, I’ve always been interested in health and well-being and when I saw this course I thought ‘Why Not?’. Week… Read more »

Over the Moon Link UP #40

over the Moon link up

Welcome to the Over The Moon Link Party #40   Welcome to the Over the Moon Link Party!  You can link up any family friendly posts without profanity. Have a post you want to give more reach? Need some comments or shares? Want a post that’s close to going viral takeoff like a rocket? Now is the time to link it up! We… Read more »

Simple Ways to Survive Long Haul Flights

11 ways to survive long haul flights

Planning to travel? Don’t start your holiday exhausted! Long haul flights can play havoc with sleep, skin and our moods. Not all of us are lucky enough to travel first class.  So if you have to travel ‘cattle’ class here are some tips to survive a long haul flight. I love to travel however, living in Australia means travelling for many… Read more »

Easy ways to reach 10,000 steps each day

6 easy ways to reach 10,000 steps

Well the first week of Steptember is completed and I’ve learned a few things about Steps!  Firstly, it surprisingly doesn’t take too much effort to achieve the 10,000 steps as long as you are active.  Being active and moving is the key. Of course, some days you are going to be less active but if you can achieve being active… Read more »