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Health and Wellbeing

  • 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
  • Team Chiropractor or Team Physiotherapist?

    Have you ever had a sore back or a sore neck and not been sure whether to see a chiropractor or a physiotherapist?  You kind of know that both could help as they both…

    March 16, 2017
  • sleep, sleeping, bed, woman

    10 tips for better sleep

    Many people suffer with insomnia at different times throughout their life for various reasons (grief, worry, stress, etc) but it’s also a well-known fact that insomnia is one of the many symptoms of perimenopause…

    September 27, 2016
  • women, ladies, middle-aged, middle-aged women

    Tips for Self-Investment – Fit, Fab & 50 Challenge

    Just recently I was approached to write an article to be included in Dairy Australia’s ‘Fit, Fab & 50 Challenge’, as part of Healthy Bones Action Week.  I was asked to write a piece…

    August 9, 2016
  • glasses, drivesafe, zeiss, lens, lenses, driving, lights, glare, rain

    ZEISS DriveSafe Lenses – a more relaxed drive!

    I was in my mid 30’s when I needed my first pair of glasses.  I had returned to full-time work after having children and was getting headaches from looking at a computer screen all…

    June 3, 2016
  • breast cancer, know your risk, risk assessment tool

    ‘Breast Intentions’ – Know Your Risk!

    BREAST CANCER – as women we all fear it.  As humans we all know someone who has been affected by it.  Yet, would you believe that new research has revealed that there is a…

    May 31, 2016
  • Boost your H2O Consumption with SodaStream

    You hear it all the time that we need to drink more water!  Believe it or not, staying well-hydrated is crucial to ensure our bodies are functioning at their best and you know what…

    May 17, 2016