Tag Archives: depression

What is an Anti-Inflammatory Diet? Could you benefit from one?

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Anti-inflammatory diet

I recently saw the results of an Australian Study, published in the British Journal of Nutrition, which indicated that eating an anti-inflammatory diet could reduce depression in midlife. Depression does not discriminate and can affect anyone.  In midlife depression can be caused by the affect of mood swings experienced in menopause, fear of growing older, feeling trapped caring for an… Read more »

I’m Struggling but that is OK – Life will get better

The last month has been a roller coaster ride for our family and I have to admit I’m struggling.  For those who follow my blog you may know that we live downstairs from my parents-in-law and have done for the last 8 years. Nonna recently turned 90 plus her 70th wedding anniversary and we had a celebration – I even… Read more »

Simple Ways to Rejuvenate Yourself #5 – Enjoy Some Sunshine


There is something about sunshine that always makes me feel happy and alive.  I live in Queensland, Australia which is referred to as ‘The Sunshine State’. I love being near the ocean and feeling the warmth of the sun.  Winter is particularly enjoyable as the sun shines but it isn’t quite as hot. There is a down side to enjoying… Read more »

Help! I’m in a Rut and can’t get out!

Do you ever feel that you are experiencing ‘Ground Hog Day’?  You may have seen the movie with Bill Murray where he wakes up at the same time, on the same day every day.  This feeling of being in a routine or ‘rut’ can have a negative affect on your mind and body.