Take Action Now!

Stop thinking about what you would like to do. Now is the time to take action! Here are some simple tips to help you. 1.  Focus on the how instead of the ‘what if’s’. Focusing on the how puts your mind to better use and creates a positive attitude within rather than a negative and….

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Do You Feel Inspired or Fearful of Your Dreams?

Do you have a dream within? Is it something you have wanted to do all your life or is it something you have just recently discovered? Take a moment to grab a piece of paper and write the first thing that comes into your head when I ask, “If you could do anything you wanted….

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Accepting Challenges

We continually face challenges – some challenges are of our choosing – such as deciding to change your career or begin a new hobby. Some challenges are thrust upon us such as illnesses or a sudden job loss. Sometimes we shy away from accepting challenges that are of our choosing due to fear. Fear of….

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Don’t Let Fear Stop You

There is a new advertisement on TV at present for the Commonwealth Bank with Toni Collette as she shares a poem about removing the ‘t’ in Can’t to become Can! But is it really that simple? Fear is that nattering voice inside our heads that says, you can’t, you shouldn’t, what if…As women over 50,….

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Ways to Relax at Home

As a busy, mature woman with many demands on your time, it is easy to get tense and frazzled. Sometimes when you really need to unwind and relax, you go to a day spa or leave your home for some R&R time. However, there are things you can do at home to create that same….

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Learn How to Bring Your Passion and Ability Together

“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,” said the Cat “I don’t much care where – “ said Alice. “Then it doesn’t matter which way you go,” said the Cat – Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis….

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Laugh

My dear friend, Phillipa Challis, is a certified laughter yoga teacher and the Chuckling Executive Director of her successful business ‘Live Life Laughing’. She also wrote a laughter chapter in our book ‘Now We’re Talking – health for mature women’. I would like to share her 5 laughter tips from the book. Start each day….

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What Turns You On?

This is your chance to dream of all the things you could do.  Begin by asking yourself, “What would I do if I knew I couldn’t fail?”  What risks would you be willing to take to ensure you achieved your desire or dream?  Imagine how liberated you would feel. Having a passion for whatever you….

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Healthy Habits

In order to get the most out of life, you need to be healthy.  The healthiest people have a handful of habits in common. Here are a few: Research shows that early risers are more likely to be healthier than night owls.  Their immune system is stronger and biological clocks more alert. Release stress through….

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Taking Stock

Ancient Romans named the month of January for Janus, their god of gates, doors and beginnings. Always pictured with two faces – one looking toward the future, the other back at the past – Janus is a fitting symbol for the turning of a new year. As we step through the doorway from one year….

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