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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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Is travel the key to good health?

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Which ‘chronotype’ are you?

Which ‘chronotype’ are you?

Which ‘chronotype’ are you?

Your ‘chronotype’ determines the best times for you to sleep, workout and have sex.

Is your belly fat a health concern?

woman measuring her waist with a measuring tape against a white background

Is your belly fat a health concern?

Your belly fat may be more dangerous to your health than you imagine.

Alcohol linked to improved health

Study links moderate alcohol consumption to improved health

Alcohol linked to improved health

A new report has drawn a correlation between moderate drinking and improved health.

The physical effects of loneliness

What are the physical effects of loneliness?

The physical effects of loneliness

Loneliness is detrimental to your mental wellbeing and your physical health.

Fitness

Getting back on the bike

Sometimes cycling is not ‘as easy as riding a bike’.

Cycling tips

Cutting down on caffeine

Can’t get through the day without a caffeine hit? These tips may help.

Kick the habit

How to lose weight, not money

These handy hints will ensure that you lose weight without wasting money.

Thin waist, fatter purse

Nutrition

Harmful healthy foods

Eating healthy is one thing, but eating too much can be bad for you.

Eat in moderation

Foods to help reduce bloating

Bloating is an uncomfortable sensation, but there are foods that can fix it.

Do away with distension

Healthy comfort foods

Do you want to indulge without the guilt? These recipes may do the trick.

Simple swaps

Alternative Therapies

Are natural therapies safe?

When it comes to natural therapies, it’s important to stop and ask: is this safe for me?

Does natural equal safe?

Five ways to get rid of hayfever fast

The sneezy season is almost upon us, and hayfever sufferers are beginning to seek hayfever relief.

Stifle the sniffle

10 homemade dandruff cures

If dandruff is raining on your parade, why not try these 10 natural cures?

Treat your scalp

Medication

Take charge of your medication

This Be Medicinewise Week, it’s time to take charge and improve your heath.

Understand your medicines

Best festive medicine cabinet

We offer a handy list of medicines and first-aid items to keep in your medicine cabinet.

Keep these handy

Current osteoporosis treatments

Glenda wants to know about the most up-to-date treatments for osteoporosis.

Not just medicine

Pain Management

How to heal foot pain

We look at some common foot ailments and how to fix them.

Heal your heels

What is chronic pain?

Chronic pain is not just ‘part of getting older’ – it affects around eight million Australians of all ages. So, what exactly is it?

Treating pain

The pain of tennis elbow

Jason Lee explains what can be done to treat tennis elbow.

No racquet required

Weight Loss

Trick yourself into eating less

Trick yourself into eating less without overthinking it.

Easy weight loss

Why you can’t just ‘burn’ fat

Weight loss advice: Losing weight is about more than just ‘burning fat’.

How ‘fat’ works

How to boost your metabolism

Struggling to shift those kilos? Here are some tips to rev your body’s engine.

Rev your body’s engine

Pets

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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Discounts

Free seniors reading glasses

Can you still access eye glasses free through VisonCare.

Can you get free eye glasses?

Grandparents

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

Grandson’s inappropriate girlfriend

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

Should he talk to him?

Relationships

How to resolve an argument

Anger affects us all in different ways and dealing with it is important.

Live happy

Are you addicted to love?

Jo Lamble discusses the problems that can arise from love addiction.

A lust for love

How to make friends and keep them

Once you’ve made new friends, it’s important to know how to keep them.

Stay connected

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.

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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