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Health and Wellbeing

  • When too many interests causes overwhelm

    SWIRLY WHIRLY MIND = OVERWHELM In order to keep my blog honest and real, I find myself today writing about my swirly whirly mind that is and has been feeling quite overwhelmed at times…

    October 17, 2019
  • pneumonia

    Community Acquired Pneumonia

    COMMUNITY ACQUIRED PNEUMONIA “You know you have Community Acquired Pneumonia“, they said to me in Emergency at the hospital.  I knew I had Pneumonia, but what is Community Acquired Pneumonia?  What did they mean? …

    October 10, 2019
  • The thyroid gland on the neck

    Thyroid Health in women and how age can affect it

    I was approached by Thyroid Advisor and asked if I’d be interested in publishing a guest post on thyroid health on the blog.  I don’t usually accept guest posts (outside of my Zen Tip…

    June 20, 2019
  • What sparks joy - now vs then

    What Sparks Joy – Then vs Now

    I thought it would be interesting to compare what ‘sparks joy’ [using the popular KonMari {Marie Kondo} term] for me now in my 50’s as compared to what sparked joy for me back in…

    April 11, 2019
  • anxiety, worry, fear

    Let’s Talk About Anxiety

    Anxiety – what is it? Feeling anxious in certain situations can help us avoid danger, triggering our ‘fight or flight’ response. It is how we’ve evolved to keep ourselves safe. Sometimes though, we can…

    October 8, 2018
  • beach, beach walk, sunset, sunrise, surf, sand, ocean,

    8 Benefits of a beach holiday

    In just two sleeps we are leaving for a holiday at Mooloolaba on the Sunshine Coast, just an hour or so north of Brisbane.  I have been craving some time at the beach for…

    February 8, 2018
  • Bones, Bone Health, Women, Fifty plus

    No bones about it!

    This post is part of the Gorgeous 50’s series inspired by a book given to me by one of my sisters on my 50th birthday – ‘Grown up and Gorgeous in your 50’s’ by…

    February 1, 2018
  • lady, coffee, park, bench, autumn

    Menopause and Weight Gain

    This post is part of the Gorgeous 50’s series inspired by a book given to me by one of my sisters on my 50th birthday – ‘Grown up and Gorgeous in your 50’s’ by…

    January 18, 2018
  • sleep, suntanning, smoking, beauty

    Beauty: The three S’s

    This post is part of The Gorgeous 50’s series inspired by a book given to me by one of my sisters on my 50th birthday – ‘Grown-Up and Gorgeous in your 50’s’ by Pamela…

    October 19, 2017
  • Middle Age, Health, Gorgeous, Woman, Gorgeous 50's, Fifties, 50's, Middle Aged

    The Gorgeous 50’s – Health

    This post is part of The Gorgeous 50’s series inspired by a book given to me by one of my sisters on my 50th birthday – ‘Grown-Up and Gorgeous in your 50’s’ by Pamela…

    September 14, 2017