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Retirement life can seem rudderless after the routines of work. Getting up and getting dressed is one of the ways I have found to get motivated in retirement. When I find myself feeling blah I know it is because I have let go of the routines that serve me well …

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Is it a foregone conclusion that ageing can dent our self confidence? Or is it more likely that we might improve our confidence in some aspects but experience a loss of self confidence in other aspects as we age? In my experience it is more likely to be the latter …

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The importance of self care in the recovery of health can not be underestimated. Read on for a story of how Denyse Whelan has used personal style as part of her journey towards improved health. [This is a guest post by Denyse Whelan from Denyse Whelan Blogs. You can read …

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Life is generally pretty good for Rowan and me, but we have been challenged over the past six months. Now, don’t get me wrong, I am the first to say that many other people experience far greater challenges than we do. Having said that, a few things have …

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Invisible Woman Syndrome is currently being discussed in the media, with women of a certain age complaining that they no longer get attention anywhere. A recent article in The Daily Telegraph included an interview with Nikki Parkinson of Styling You where she affirmed the syndrome is alive and (un)well …

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Once we reach our mature status (nudge, nudge, wink, wink) we have experienced numerous things over quite a few years. Are we mere historical artefacts? I hope not! For most of us, we have worked, grown up with friends and family, watched man landing on the moon, seen human tragedy …

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If you have spent a lifetime trying to better your neighbours, friends or family with material possessions and pleasures, coming to retirement may be a time to reflect on that. Appreciating what you do have is a good starting point; waking up another day and still breathing are bonuses; consider …

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The Wheel of Life is the perfect tool for planning your retirement. Answer the questions, ‘How is my life now?’ and ‘How do I want to be?’ and you are on your way. The Wheel is a great tool for both evaluating your current level of …

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