Wellbeing

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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An easy fix for constipation

An easy fix for constipation

An easy fix for constipation

With constipation affecting one in five adults it’s time we got to the bottom of ...

Recover from a bad night’s sleep

Recover from a bad night’s sleep

Recover from a bad night’s sleep

Here’s how to fight the fatigue after a bad night’s sleep and not fall back ...

The best exercise for older people

The best exercise for older people

The best exercise for older people

Recent research shows that resistance training improves the health of over-65s.

The secrets behind a good cuddle

The secrets behind a good cuddle

The secrets behind a good cuddle

Hugging releases a calming hormone that works to heal on many fronts.

Fitness

The best exercise for older people

Recent research shows that resistance training improves the health of over-65s.

Resistance workout

Boost your hand strength

Finger exercises to help you handle anything.

Get a grip

Best of Jason Lee

Survive your summer activities with these stretches.

Stretch yourself

Nutrition

The diet that prolongs life

It’s simple and research has shown that it works.

Good health on a plate

Foods that raise your blood pressure

Avoiding salt is one thing, but there are other unhealthy foods you need to know about.

Know your poison

Foods that increase death risk

A study of 44,500 people has uncovered a strong link between eating badly and dying.

Save your life

Alternative Therapies

How to … naturally boost testosterone

Try these 12 natural ways of combatting falling testosterone levels

Tackle testosterone drop

Do copper bracelets ease arthritis?

Many people say copper wristbands help ease the aches and pains of stiff and sore joints.

Copper load of this!

The healing power of honey

Throughout history, people have used honey as both a food and a medicine.

The sweet stuff

Medication

When will antibiotics kick in?

What you can expect once you start taking medicine for an infection.

The ‘right’ antibiotic

Nine medications you must pack

What you need in your travel 'medicine chest' to relieve symptoms of common ailments.

Have pills, will travel

What can aspirin be used to treat?

Aspirin can be used to treat so many symptoms, but there are risks.

All-purpose painkiller

Pain Management

Miracle arthritis pain vaccine

Researchers have developed a vaccine which can block arthritis pain.

Cure for arthritis pain?

How to be the boss of your pain

Melinda Bowd shares her journey and how she learnt to live with chronic pain.

Getting started

Osteoarthritis exercises made easy

Physiotherapist’s video shows four easy exercises for osteoarthritis sufferers.

Ease the pain

Weight Loss

Avoid these mistakes to lose weight

If you’re following a strict diet but not losing weight, this might be why.

Are salads good for you?

Lose weight and keep it off

The 10 habits you can learn to control your weight forever.

Habits we must learn

Best drinks for weight loss

Here are six of the best drinks that naturally assist with weight loss.

Drink up

Pets

A drug-free way to boost your health

Hundreds of studies across the planet can’t be wrong.

Is your tail wagging?

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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Discounts

Free seniors reading glasses

Can you still access eye glasses free through VisonCare.

Can you get free eye glasses?

Grandparents

Babysitting grandparents live longer

Helping out with the grandkids could have significant health benefits.

Fountain of youth

My house, my rules

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

Discover the answer

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

Relationships

Why we crave friendship

Friendships fulfil an innate human need, says psychologist Caroline Anderson.

Friendly advice

‘My wife won’t watch a sexy movie’

Frustrated husband asks Dr Emmanuella to help him understand.

What’s the problem?

‘My husband has had an affair’

Vickie has discovered her husband has been unfaithful and asks Dr Emmanuella for help.

To stay or go?

Product Road Tests

How to find the perfect pillow

Having trouble sleeping? Your pillow may be the problem.

Pillow problems solved

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

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.

See Jeff's review

Parents

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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