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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How To Have It All

Ask someone if he or she wants to “have it all” and the likely response would be a resounding, “Yes.” But what does it really mean to “have it all”? It could be argued that having it all means striking a healthy balance between work and life. That’s challenging during tough financial times when many….

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Keeping An Active Mind

Keeping an active mind at any age is important so this month I would like to share 5 tips from the Harvard Medical School Keep learning. Challenge your brain at work or pursue a new activity or hobby that will keep your mind alert. Use all your senses. The more senses you use in learning….

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The Fear Factor: Why Women Shy Away from Business

What prevents a woman from pursuing her own business? Most surveys conducted about women in business reveal reasons like: “I don’t know where to start”, “I’m too old”, “I don’t have the money” or “I don’t have the skills”. They are all said in so many ways but everything comes down to FEAR. Fear of….

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