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    The Gorgeous 50’s – Beauty

      If you recall, in my introductory post to the new Write of the Middle (WOTM) ‘Gorgeous 50’s series’, I said that the series was inspired by a book given to me by one…

    July 20, 2017
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    Aqua and Purple

    I’m very excited for this very first day of being a member of the Lovin’ Life Linky team where together every Thursday we (the LLL team of six and those of you who link…

    October 27, 2016
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    Sheila in the Rice Fields – Ubud Yoga House

    I’m handing over the reins of the blog to my friend Steph (Stephanie Brookes) today.  Steph and I met many years ago when our daughters were at primary school together.  Steph and her husband…

    September 6, 2016
  • menopause, perimenopause, life after 50, women's health, the change of life

    20 truths about life after 50 for women

    Do not regret growing older.  It is a privilege denied to many. It is true that it is a privilege to grow older and I’ve no doubt that anyone still here and in good…

    August 30, 2016
  • Let’s Talk About Breasts!

    ‘Let’s Talk About Breasts’  is the name of the documentary launched yesterday by highly regarded journalist and media personality Tracey Spicer ahead of Breast Cancer Awareness Month to help combat the surprising level of…

    September 22, 2015
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    The story of a sea change

    THIS IS A GUEST POST by Denyse Whelan More information on Denyse and how to connect with her can be found at the end of this post. We have moved to live closer to…

    September 18, 2015
  • Naturopathy Medicines

    Perimenopause, PMS and Naturopathy!

    I wrote a post about perimenopause in November 2014. In that post, I wrote about what causes the onset of perimenopause, when it normally starts, what are the symptoms, and some general steps to…

    February 3, 2015
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    Wordless Wednesday: Letting Go

    One day as I was strolling around the house with a need to scratch my photography itch, it came to my attention that my daughter’s dirty, bedraggled school hat was still hanging on the…

    January 21, 2015
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    2015 – Improved focus on a healthy body!

    During 2014 I spent a lot of time focusing on getting my mind and spirit in the right place but I dropped the ‘body’ ball. I gained way too much weight and was not…

    January 13, 2015
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    Let’s talk about perimenopause!

    I wanted to talk about perimenopause today because it is rarely discussed yet it is such a huge thing women go through around their 40’s and 50’s. Too many women are suffering in silence…

    November 18, 2014