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10 commandments of keeping a healthy weight when we're older

Sydney-based fitness writer Michael Jarosky recently wrote an article for the boot camp set using the 10 commandments idea. I’ve stolen it and rejigged it for middle-aged and older women.  Read this post

Sunday, October 28, 2018 | Rhonda Anderson

Get what you need from your health care

Our medical system is overloaded and that’ll only increase in future. All the more reason why we need to be adept at getting our needs met.  Read this post

Sunday, October 28, 2018 | Rhonda Anderson

Four things you can do right now to finish 2018 in a healthier place

After New Year, September may be the other most likely time of the year for making a change to the way we take care of ourselves.   Read this post

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 | Rhonda Anderson

Vigilance is needed with medication, even common ones

Drugs are prescribed to correct imbalances, but often they trigger other imbalances.  Read this post

Thursday, July 26, 2018 | Rhonda Anderson

Why the easiest way mightn't be the best way

I recently read an article by an 81-year old Californian woman called Joyce. The way she moves around her house might give you food for thought.  Read this post

Saturday, May 26, 2018 | Rhonda Anderson

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

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

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

We need to face up to falls to avoid them

Most of us see falling as a bad thing and prefer not to think about it. Instead we need to develop a sensible awareness of the risk of it and be proactive.  Read this post

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 | Rhonda Anderson