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Keeping healthy is an important part of productive ageing but there’s more to life than simply worrying about your health. Emotional and physical wellbeing is just as important and eating well, exercising and taking time to keep your life balanced should all be part of your plan for a long, happy and healthy life.

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How to break a nervous habit

Learn how to break your body-focused nervous habit with a little practice and patience.

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Can Clinical Pilates help you?

Jason Lee explains the benefits of Clinical Pilates on posture and stability.

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Improve your day with these simple tips, which only take a few minutes.

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Natural teeth-whitening techniques

Save money and get those pearly whites whiter using everyday household ingredients.


Five pre-workout things to avoid

Avoid these five pre-workout activities.

Pre-exercise no nos

How to work out without realising

You’re probably doing more exercise each day than you realise.

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Your Pilates questions answered

Jason Lee has kindly taken the time to answer your Pilates questions.

Clinical Pilates


Paying more for poor food choices?

Health halos trick consumers into paying a price premium for poor food choices.

Not so healthy choices

Five nutrients for healthy ageing

These five nutrients are important for healthy ageing.

Feed your body

Nine waist-friendly snacks

These nine snacks will look after your waist and please your tastebuds.

Healthy snacks

Alternative Therapies

Paracetamol offers limited benefits

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Suffer from arthritis?

There are 3.85 million Australians managing some form of arthritis in their bodies.

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Why you need Psyllium husks

Psyllium husks are a natural laxative remedy which also provide other health benefits.

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When nature needs a nudge

Nine in 10 Australians experience constipation at some point in their lives.

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Don’t suffer from constipation

It can be difficult to know what is ‘normal’ when it comes to bowel movements.

Relief is easy

Five facts about blood thinners

Here are some facts on blood thinners, should you need to know them better.

Know your medicine

Pain Management

Pain relief beyond the pill bottle

Do you suffer from chronic pain? Why not try to ease your pain without drugs?

Ease pain without drugs

Tips to manage lower back pain

Lower back pain is one of the most common conditions affecting millions of Australians.

Get back to normal

Sorry honey, I’ve got a headache

The most common types of headaches in women are migraines and tension headaches

Is the treatment right for the headache?

Weight Loss

Nine waist-friendly snacks

These nine snacks will look after your waist and please your tastebuds.

Healthy snacks

A mind game to curb hunger

Lose weight using the power of your mind with this ‘game’.

Why not try it?

Walk off the weight

How to use walking as exercise, to lose weight and stay healthy.

It’s a walk in the park


Your pet’s home away from home

When you’re away on holiday, PetHomeStay is your pet’s home away from home.

Pet paradise

Free pet treats

As with humans, when animals age they may need a little extra in their diet. Blackmores have created a range of animal vitamin supplements and you can try these for free. Paw4pets.com.au has information on looking after your pet, information on how you can improve their ...

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Pet Pals

People love their pets and some are happy to share the comings and goings on Fido and Tiddles with the rest of the world. If you love your pet and want to share it with other pet lovers, why not give your furry friend their own “Facebook” site. Two new ...

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Free seniors reading glasses

Can you still access eye glasses free through VisonCare.

Can you get free eye glasses?


10 clever ways to keep kids busy

These 10 low-cost, low-effort activities will keep grandchildren busy for hours.

Prepare for the school holidays

My house, my rules

How can Audrey reinforce ‘my house, my rules’ when her grandchildren are running riot?

Discover the answer

Grandson’s inappropriate girlfriend

Richard is worried about his grandson’s first girlfriend, who has a poor reputation.

Should he talk to him?


Should you live together?

Jo Lamble explains why you should – or should not – live together.

What’s best for you?

Why women want married men

A website for extramarital dating website reveals why single women prefer married men.

What women want

Six sex tips to get you in the mood

We’ve found six sex tips that may help you get back in the mood for lovin’.

Spice up your sex life

Product Road Tests

The beauty of Beetox

There's no need for Botox to banish those wrinkles. Try the more natural Beetox for firmer skin.

Banish those wrinkles

Do soapless cleansers kill germs?

Will soapless cleansers clean stains and kill germs as well as traditional soap?

Do they really kill germs?

Product Road Test – Uniback

YOURLifeChoices subscriber Jeff agreed to review the Uniback Back Scrubber for us. He found it easy to install and very useful.

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Five best family websites

Family is an important part of most people’s lives.

Families come in all shapes and sizes

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