Happy IWD 2023
The focus for International Women’s Day 2023 is the hashtag #embraceequity and DigitALL: Innovation and technology for gender equality. The first focus aims to highlight the importance of gender equity through inclusion and equitable action. There is an #embraceequity pose that includes a self-hug along with the hashtag. The second focus aims to highlight the…Keep reading
I think affirmations are one of the best and sometimes one of the most misunderstood techniques available to us. I used the power of affirmations to transform my life. I believe in them 150% and will use them even now – over 20 years later – to uplift and motivate myself. That’s why I dedicated…Keep reading
Is it worth journaling if you are a creative person?
The easy answer is YES! Because a journal can help you keep your creativity alive. It will not only maintain your creativity but it will also help you nurture it too – especially if you find it faltering. It does that by giving you an opportunity to brainstorm ideas or solutions and solve problems. Creativity…Keep reading
I have been using my soup maker a lot this winter and it has been a real blessing. I don’t have a set of ingredients. I just usually throw a few different vegetables in along with a vegetable stock cube or some Swiss Bouillon powder and water. Nice and simple. Most of the time the…Keep reading
Her aim for 2023 was to focus on better health for herself. She had wanted to make that happen for years. The problem was her age. Her neglected overweight body let her know that the job would not be an easy one. Her bulging waistline, expanded thanks to the pleasures of pie and chips, kitkats…Keep reading
GCSE English Language Tuition
I am very proud of my daughter who teaches GCSE English language to Years 9 – 11. She has set up her YouTube channel covering GCSE English language and literature tuition, which is also suitable for adults studying the subject. Her channel covers everything you need to get the top Grade 9 (or A* for…Keep reading
Campervan plans 2022
My campervan has been so useful for a trip to see family or to pick up work shifts far away and sleep in for a night or two, but for 2022 I am planning trips away. I want to spend time wild camping where I can (it seems to be getting harder post pandemic) and…Keep reading
Decade of Healthy Ageing
The United Nations Decade of Healthy Ageing is a global collaboration that brings together international agencies, governments, civil society, private sector, academia, professionals and the media to improve the lives of older people (over 60) for a life of meaning and dignity. The decade will address four areas for action: I have decided to adopt…Keep reading
Let’s stop acting as if life ends after 40
My parents followed a path towards ‘old age’ – work until you are 60. Stop working and sit in front of the TV all day and night until you die. In fact once you get to 40 stop moving, stop eating well, continue to eat and drink the same amount you did when you were…Keep reading
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