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How kind is your inner voice when you look in the mirror?

ABC Radio National’s Life Matters Program recently asked whether the self-critical voice in our heads gets any kinder as we get older?  Read this post

Monday, May 30, 2016 | Rhonda Anderson

Managing a broken hip

While I was away, I stayed with a friend in Canada who’d broken her hip a fortnight before. She’s 73, and she’d tripped over her new puppy and fallen on the concrete. (That’s the cute culprit above.) It’s easy enough to do. But her approach is exactly the one you want to adopt if it happens to you.   Read this post

Monday, May 30, 2016 | Rhonda Anderson

Is this one of our most vital life skills?

Brisbane-based Alison Keane teaches a course that helps participants to be more calm, clear, focused, happy, empathetic, and creative.  Read this post

Thursday, February 25, 2016 | Rhonda Anderson

A question worth asking

Here’s a great question I heard recently and it deserves to be one we all think about.   Read this post

Sunday, January 17, 2016 | Rhonda Anderson

Time for letting go of 'busy'

If you’re anything like me, December 1-24 disappears in a whirlwind. Australia’s leading writer on personal and spiritual development, Stephanie Dowrick, argues that ‘busy’ is a double-edged sword.  Read this post

Sunday, December 20, 2015 | Rhonda Anderson

Our health in 2015: a brief look back

Here’s a quick summary of some of the hot health topics of this last 12 months:    Read this post

Monday, December 14, 2015 | Rhonda Anderson

Being proactive keeps us healthy in tough times

American cardiologist Stephen Sinatra says divorce is a major risk factor for heart attacks. He calls stress a "weapon of mass destruction" because of the impact it can have on our health when it goes unchecked.   Read this post

Saturday, August 15, 2015 | Rhonda Anderson

Finding the motivation for winter exercise

Struggling to get out and exercise on grey chilly days?  Read this post

Saturday, July 25, 2015 | Rhonda Anderson

Are you boiling like a frog? Would you know?

You’ve probably heard that if a frog is put in cold water and the water is slowly heated, the frog doesn’t notice the water is boiling until it’s too late. The story is a metaphor for the way we treat our health. We can be in a pot that’s starting to boil and not know it.   Read this post

Tuesday, June 09, 2015 | Rhonda Anderson

Why Sunday can help you to stay healthy

One reason is that Sunday is supposedly a rest day — and most of us need as much of that as we can get — but Sunday is also a great day to set up the rest of your week.  Read this post

Sunday, June 07, 2015 | Rhonda Anderson