Wellbeing

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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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Make the most of your mornings

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Make the most of your mornings

Here are seven tips to get your day started the right way.

Mood foods: eating for anxiety

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Mood foods: eating for anxiety

Foods that improve or worsen anxiety, stress and depression.

Grey is the new black

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Grey is the new black

Grey hair is back in fashion so it's time to ditch the dye.

Should we talk more about sex?

Should we talk more about sex?

Should we talk more about sex?

Is it time to break down the walls and admit that we should talk more ...

Fitness

The benefits of living a healthy life

The four main components of a healthy lifestyle and how they benefit your wellbeing.

Living well

Getting started with exercise

Whether returning to exercise or trying for the first time, it’s important to start on the right foot. Here are some tips to keep you on track.

Healthy habits

A pain in the bum and beyond

Jason Lee explains how you can offset the detrimental effects of sitting.

Stop sitting around

Nutrition

The benefits of living a healthy life

The four main components of a healthy lifestyle and how they benefit your wellbeing.

Living well

Health: tricks to get rid of…

We provide you with the best natural cures for common health ailments.

Natural remedies

Is eating in moderation a mistake?

A study suggests that ‘eating in moderation’ may not work as a dietary guideline.

What is moderation?

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

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

Best supplements for osteoporosis

Jason Lee answers Anne’s question about the best supplements to take for osteoporosis.

To calcium or not?

Pain Management

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

How to manage knee osteoarthritis

Physiotherapist Jason Lee explains how to manage the pain of knee osteoarthritis.

Reduce your pain

Weight Loss

Should you have a diet cheat day?

Enjoy your weekend – have a diet cheat day

Is it okay to cheat?

Seven ways to stay slim in winter

Here are seven easy ideas to help you maintain your weight during winter.

Maintain your weight

Walk your way to better health

Walking is the easiest way to improve your health and fitness, and lose weight.

Walk it off

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 ...

Find out more

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

Spotting relationship warning signs

Would you be able to spot the warning signs that your relationships in trouble?

Don't miss the signs

12 foods to get you in the mood

Food can play an essential role in creating the right mood – in more ways than one.

Foods for sexy moods

Share housework, have more sex

Research reveals the secrets of couples who have more sex.

Grab a broom

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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