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10 tips to help you flourish through the festivities

If Christmas tends to leave you feeling flat, frazzled and fat, these might help.  Read this post

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 | Rhonda Anderson

More (healthy) Christmas gift ideas

Still hunting for gifts? Here are a few more healthy suggestions.  Read this post

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 | Rhonda Anderson

Staying calm when life is hectic

This time of year can turn more-or-less normal women into frenzied rats on wheels as we try to juggle work, end-of-year functions and parties, kids on holiday, and the organization of food, visitors and presents. Here's some sage advice from a few well-known women on dealing with stress.  Read this post

Sunday, December 14, 2014 | Rhonda Anderson

Prime time starts at 50

It’s popular to complain about getting older, but ageing has one big plus in its favour: we’re happier.  Read this post

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 | Rhonda Anderson

Is ageing like an arch or a staircase?

Jane Fonda, in her book Prime Time, argues that we need a new view of ageing. The old paradigm, she says, likened ageing to an arch. We’re born, we peak, then we decline into decrepitude. Instead she equates ageing with ascending a staircase.   Read this post

Monday, September 08, 2014 | Rhonda Anderson

Resilience: the art of bouncing back

Oil company Esso used to use the slogan ‘put a tiger in your tank’, and made plastic, child-sized, blow-up tigers with a weighted base. When you punched the tiger it went over and bounced back again. Anna Bligh thinks of resilience as being like that.   Read this post

Monday, September 08, 2014 | Rhonda Anderson

Inspiring women: Dr Jane Goodall

Passionate English conservationist and animal welfare activist, Dr Jane Goodall, is best known for her study of chimpanzees. In April she turned 80, and still spends much of her life speaking, lecturing and travelling.  Read this post

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 | Rhonda Anderson

Staying in shape at 116

Her children are aged 94 and 92, her husband died 83 years ago, and her life has spanned three centuries. Her name is Misao Okawa and at 116 she’s believed to be the oldest person in the world.  Read this post

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 | Rhonda Anderson

Next time you're having a bad day...

You know those days. There's so much to do. Everything takes longer than it should. And you seem to be having a bad hair day, a fat day, and a cranky day all in one. On those days think of this photo!   Read this post

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 | Rhonda Anderson

Cameron Diaz and Oprah on ageing

She’s just 41, so many of us might think she hasn’t had much experience with it yet, but Cameron Diaz offered some words of wisdom in a recent interview with Oprah about growing older.  Read this post

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 | Rhonda Anderson