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Managing the self-fulfilling prophesy

A recent article by American author and life coach, Cheryl Richardson, reinforces the importance of the way we talk to ourselves — and everyone else.  Read this post

Friday, April 27, 2018 | Rhonda Anderson

In honour of getting a meal on the table

Nigella Lawson has always waved the flag for home cooks, and rightly so.  Read this post

Friday, April 27, 2018 | Rhonda Anderson

The practical benefits of adding turmeric to your diet

We know turmeric is anti-inflammatory, and it’s has been studied furiously, but mainly on mice and often in such big amounts that it’s hard to translate to us. It seems it might help to counter some chronic (human) conditions though.  Read this post

Friday, April 27, 2018 | Rhonda Anderson

Can HRT prevent disease?

In the last 20 to 30 years the arguments for and against hormone replacement therapy (HRT) have come full circle, and then some. But can it really help to keep us healthy?  Read this post

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 | Rhonda Anderson

Another twist in the HRT tale

Arguments about the risks and benefits of hormone replacement have bounced around for 20 years. Now a team of researchers says they have the final answer on whether hormones can prevent disease and chronic conditions.  Read this post

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 | Rhonda Anderson

Why we've been going to yoga for decades

I’ve been going to the same Friday morning yoga class for about 35 years. But a few of the others in the group have also been there about as long as me. So I asked five of them why they keep turning up each week.  Read this post

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 | Rhonda Anderson

So you think you know how to walk

We all do. And as far as exercise goes, it’s our favourite. But what if I told you that walking can improve not only your physical and mental health, but your posture and body shape too? It’s all in the way you do it.  Read this post

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 | Rhonda Anderson

What does it look like when you're thriving?

The end of March means we’re a quarter of the way through 2018, which could be a good time to reflect on how it’s going. This might help.   Read this post

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 | Rhonda Anderson

What women worry about

Artistic projects that give ordinary women a chance to express their private concerns are rare. But here’s one and it gives an insight into what keeps us awake at night.  Read this post

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 | Rhonda Anderson

How to avoid a UTI

Since November I’ve had four urinary tract infections in a row plus a visit to a urologist. Here’s what I’ve learned.   Read this post

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 | Rhonda Anderson