The adoption boom that is easing stress

Urged to isolate while COVID still stalks, furry friends are filling the gaps and we’re healthier as a result.


Transform your home into a luxury hotel

Lockdown means we have all spent a lot of time in very familiar surroundings. But there are ways to revamp your living space.

North America

Putting isolation in perspective

YourLifeChoices member Edwin Pope recalls a visit to an isolated village in Haiti to visit his sponsor children – a journey that puts his current self-isolation into perspective.


What must happen before rules eased

Health minister Greg Hunt outlines the three developments required before our social distancing rules could be relaxed or lifted.

Mind Your Own Retirement Podcast

Holiday in isolation

YourLifeChoices’ travel editor Leon Della Bosca joins John Deeks and Janelle Ward on Mind Your Own Retirement to talk about the holiday you can have even in isolation.


The rules if you need a tradie

Your toilet is leaking and you need a plumber. We explain what is allowed under the new distancing rules if you need a tradesperson.

Health news

Pollies put focus on dementia

The medical symptoms of dementia are well known and the latest research is regularly reported, but it is another side-effect – isolation – that is the focus of a Dementia Australia campaign.


Street ‘happy hour’ hits the spot

It started with a single glass of wine on a porch, and now the whole street is invited.