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My Winter Bucket List Update

Winter Bucket List Update

Back in June, I was asked by my friend Leslie from Once Upon A Time & Happily Ever After, Life After Retirement suggested I take part in a seasonal bucket list. I started with a Winter Bucket List because in Australia it is officially winter.  If you missed it you can read it here to see what I was hoping… Read more »

Meaningful Mondays: 31 days to focus on YOU

31 days to focus on you

  Well we can’t put it off any longer – we are almost into July, officially at the midway point of another year.  How is your year going? Some of you are enjoying a long summer break whilst here in Australia we are snuggling up in Winter. The last couple of months I’ve been trying to write to a theme. … Read more »

My Winter Bucket List

I’ve heard of the Bucket List where we make a list of all the things we want to do before we die.  However, my friend Leslie from Once Upon A Time & Happily Ever After, Life After Retirement suggested I take part in a seasonal bucket list.  That’s right a bucket list of things I would like to do for… Read more »

5 ways to increase your daily veggie intake

5 ways to increase your daily veggie intake

You may have read my previous posts and know that I am making June my month of Health & Wellness.  That means looking at my overall health through exercise, diet and mental health.  So far for the month, I’ve outlined what my approach will be and given you a general idea.  In this post I would like to look at… Read more »

How do you rate on the Life Happiness and Contentment Scale?

Life happiness and contentment

How do you rate on the Life happiness and contentment scale? Do you ever take the time to assess how your life is tracking in the happiness and contentment department? My 3 month report card – I need to check in to see if my quest to Simplify my life for increased happiness and contentment working. It was my Word… Read more »

5 Quotes to help you take a Break from Routine

Break from routine

Is it time to take a Break from Routine ? In my post Back to Routine – Does it have to be? I wrote about how being in our comfort zone is good sometimes but breaking out of routine can also help us to achieve our full potential. 5 Quotes to help you take a Break from Routine Sometimes it… Read more »

Is Your Food Aging You Prematurely? Anti-Aging Diet

Anti aging foods

We are all looking for the elixir to keep looking youthful but really we have it already.  A good balanced diet does wonders for our skin and can slow down the aging process.  Personally, I don’t mind my wrinkles and laughter lines because it shows the story of my life.  However, I do like to be HEALTHY and I truly… Read more »

5 ways to a A Fit & Fabulous New Year

5 ways to a fit and fabulous new year

Okay it is a New Year and thoughts turn to making changes in our lives. We are bombarded through social media about the next ‘big’ thing to make us feel healthier and happier. Some things work and others don’t. We can be sucked into a false hope only to be shattered or disappointed because nothing seems to be working. I’ve… Read more »

17 things on my ‘to do’ list in 2017

17 things on my to do list for 2017

Well we are moving into 2017 and it will also be a big number birthday for me. If you read my blog last year, you would know that I’ve changed my mind about New Year Resolutions and I don’t make them anymore. If you want to know why I don’t think they are important just click here on the link…. Read more »

7 Ways to Keep an Ageing Brain Sharp

7 Ways to keep an ageing brain sharp

We all know that as we age, we need to keep not only exercising our bodies but also our mind.  Keeping our brain sharp and active allows us to continue living active and fulfilling lives. This week I would like to introduce a guest writer, Marcus from psychi.com., a site dedicated to examining the latest research and how it can… Read more »

Maybe it’s time to press the reset button on your life.

time to press the reset button life.

It is almost halfway through the year and although I was determined not to make New Year Resolutions I concede that we all have dreams and goals we want to achieve.  However, life is busy and we can easily get caught on the ‘treadmill of life’. I was having a Personal Training session and my trainer told me to ‘set… Read more »

Top tips for Spring Cleaning Your Home and Your Life

Okay so we are into May, the weather is warmer (in the northern hemisphere) and after a long, cold winter you are feeling motivated to get into some Spring Cleaning – right? No more putting off those jobs that have been niggling you throughout winter. TIME TO TAKE SOME ACTION! Spring is such a beautiful season.  A time of renewal… Read more »