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To live an ethical lifestyle you don’t have to make radical changes; small conscious steps taken regularly can have a huge positive impact. Try these tips. [This is a guest post by Judith Newton of An Ethical Life] Mosquitos of the world unite – together we can make a …

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Is house sitting part of your retirement plan? It’s a great way to see the world and experienced international house sitter Vanessa Anderson shares her tips for getting started. Read more about Vanessa at the end of this post. Why consider house sitting Is it your dream to …

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Will you be a happy empty nester or will you struggle with empty nest depression? Leanne Le Cras shares tips for preparing for and enjoying your empty nest. Leanne successfully launched her two fledglings several years ago and has written extensively about being an empty nester. [This is a guest …

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If you are looking for some delicious but not deadly Christmas menu ideas, here are some that balance light and healthy with rich and satisfying. You can have the best of both worlds and not end Christmas day feeling like a beached whale. [This is a guest post by Wendy …

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The statistics on elder abuse in Australia are not easily determined but it is a very real problem. We share one woman’s experience in confronting and dealing with this issue. [This is a guest post by an Australian woman who generously shares with us the reality of dealing …

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Sleep problems sometimes emerge with age.  Older people might find that their good sleep habits of a lifetime are just not working any more.  Keep reading to find out how and why sleep is different for older people, and most importantly learn some tips to help you sleep well. [This …

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It has already been postulated that the first human to live to 150 has already been born. Given living to 100 has been an achievement for very few, living to 150 seems almost crazy. Almost. [This is a guest post by Leonie Sanderson of The Ageing Revolution. Find out more …

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Around four years ago, my husband took me out for a drink one night, and he had big news to impart. I was concerned that his news could be that he was ill, or had decided to leave our marriage or change careers. However it was none of the above …

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What is it about work that can make living without it such a life change? There are plenty of good things about work. One option, when we retire, is to leave behind the bad aspects; such as not having enough time, and specifically keep the good things. A possibility might …

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Whether your are embarking on a sea change, downsizing your home, setting off to travel the world or just staying put, decluttering means huge benefits for you, your family and probably your local op shop.  Read on for our decluttering for retirement tips. [This is a guest post by Mim …

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