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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.

You could live longer than you think

You could live longer than you think

You could live longer than you think

New research suggests the upper limit on mortality may be higher than 115 years.

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Mind what you think

attractive older woman standing in the park

Mind what you think

Are you a worrywart? Mindfulness can combat those negative thoughts.

How to overcome tiredness

Tired mature man yawning

How to overcome tiredness

These five tips will enhance your energy and help you to bounce back.

How much sleep do you need?

How much sleep do you need?

How much sleep do you need?

Watch this quick video to find out how much sleep you need at different stages ...

Five ways to improve gut health

Five ways to improve gut health

Five ways to improve gut health

Keep your digestive system healthier with these five suggestions to improve your gut health.


How to strength train safely

Learn how to do strength training safely and effectively.

Strength-training tips

What’s your waist telling you?

What’s the best guideline to follow for monitoring your body weight?

Tape measure truths

Set goals to kick unhealthy habits

Here are seven positive health habits you can start today.

Back on track for good


Five nutrients for healthy ageing

These five nutrients are important for healthy ageing.

Feed your body

Fruit with huge health benefits

As we emerge from winter, the fruit options grow; so here are four of the best.

Fruit with benefits

Foods that are bad for your brain

Your brain will thank you for steering clear of these five foods.

Brain killing cuisine

Alternative Therapies

Apple cider vinegar is the cure

What if an everyday kitchen ingredient could cure what ails you?

What can it do for you?

10 homemade dandruff remedies

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

Treat your scalp

Are supplements a sham?

A CHOICE study questions the efficacy of complementary medicines.

Do they work?


Could cannabis solve sleep woes?

Trials suggest medicinal marijuana could be the best cure for insomnia.

Stoner slumber

The truth about painkillers

Today we put to bed three of the most persistent myths about painkillers.

Know your pills

Branded vs generic medications

Is it worth buying branded medicine?

Go cheaper or play safe?

Pain Management

Don’t wait to improve joint health

New report urges different approach to treating joint pain and discomfort.

Pain management

The answer to your back pain?

This magical medical device could be the answer to your chronic back pain.

Why not give TENS a try?

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

Weight Loss

Miracle skin patch dissolves fat

Researchers have created a skin patch that can eliminate fat.

Weight-loss success

What is causing your weight loss?

Shedding kilos unintentionally may be a sign of a health problem.

Warning signs

Will your weight kill you?

Being overweight could be more deadly than you think.

What’s your BMI?


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?


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


Is it really wrong not to want sex

Sex therapist Bettina Arndt discusses whether it’s really wrong to not want sex.

Are you ‘off’ sex?

How to get over an ex

If you had to simplify the process of a break-up, here’s how it would be done.

Break-ups 101

Why sex matters to men

Bettina Arndt discusses what men wish women knew about sex.

Why sex matters

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

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


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

Families come in all shapes and sizes

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