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One of the challenges of being retired can be maintaining a sense of relevance. Sadly, for some, perhaps more particularly those who have had high profile careers, relevance deprivation syndrome can set in. If that’s you, it’s time to find new meaning after your retirement. So …

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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 doesn’t exist without water, so let’s start with some general facts about the importance of hydration and health benefits in ageing; some you’re probably aware of, but others may surprise you. [This is a guest post by Wendy Hodge from Wendy’s Way to Health …

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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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It’s the end of July as I write this post and Rowan and I are both proud to say that we were ‘Dry in July’. We didn’t actually sign up and ask for sponsorship, we really did this for ourselves; as a personal challenge. Call us crazy but …

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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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It started with a little discomfort walking, then became quite painful in my groin. Quite some time later and with the assistance of both an acupuncturist and a chiropractor in Bali, I was eventually diagnosed in Australia with Osteoarthritis in both hips. Oh joy! The long and short of it …

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