Julie Pearce

Don’t be lacksadaisical when it comes to health screening

Don’t be lacksadaisical when it comes to health screening

If you want to extend your life, commit to regular health checks. Early detection almost always leads to better health outcomes.
It’s time to plant out your budget friendly summer herb garden

It’s time to plant out your budget friendly summer herb garden

Imagine floating past your barbeque guests, scissors and basket in hand. You’re heading to your thriving kitchen garden.
Snoring is sinister enough to lose sleep over

Snoring is sinister enough to lose sleep over

Not sleeping night after night beside a snoring partner brings out heinous thoughts in many of us.
A good podiatrist could add years to your life

A good podiatrist could add years to your life

An in-grown toenail can be a real pain.  Did you know that caught early enough, a podiatrist’s intervention could literally add years to...
When is the best time to sell the home you live in?

When is the best time to sell the home you live in?

When is the best time to sell the home you live in? You’re not going to sell your home because property journalists and commentators are...
Run for your (longer) life: what are you waiting for?

Run for your (longer) life: what are you waiting for?

If you’re on the other side of the half century and your heart and joints are in reasonable health, aiming to complete a ten-kilometre fun...
How to create an illusion of thicker hair

How to create an illusion of thicker hair

Way back in my late teens, I despised my hair. Queensland humidity was a bully of natural curls.
How to reduce your waste with minimal effort: it’s easy peasy

How to reduce your waste with minimal effort: it’s easy peasy

You’re likely to be producing just shy of two (2) tonnes of waste in just one year!
Ramp up your strength and resistance training year on year

Ramp up your strength and resistance training year on year

The good news is if you’ve never been for a run in your life, there is no need to take it up now*. 
Don’t let online subscriptions end up costing you money for nothing

Don’t let online subscriptions end up costing you money for nothing

Just yesterday, I handed over a twenty dollar note to pay for a coffee. The barista looked baffled – cash?!
Blurring the lines of age and youth: injectable skin solutions

Blurring the lines of age and youth: injectable skin solutions

Injecting a powerful poison into your face doesn’t sound terribly inviting. Yet, the once prohibitive cost of having cosmetic anti-wrinkle...
The nuisance of a lost or stolen wallet or purse: what to do about it

The nuisance of a lost or stolen wallet or purse: what to do about it

Recovering from a lost or stolen wallet or purse is a pain in the derriere.
4 places to stay in Australia to scare the heck out of you: haunted accommodation

4 places to stay in Australia to scare the heck out of you: haunted accommodation

Prepared to be scared? If the possibility of seeing, hearing, feeling or smelling a ghost or two is like an added accommodation feature for...
How to write your obituary now for later

How to write your obituary now for later

By Lyndal Phillips Writing your own obituary There are many reasons why an increasing number of people are choosing to write their own obitu...
What’s the latest in non-conventional fitness and fun?

What’s the latest in non-conventional fitness and fun?

What’s the latest in non-conventional fitness and fun? Early morning pounding of footpaths is about to kick off as we soak up more hours o...
What to do about musty, toxic mould and mildew?

What to do about musty, toxic mould and mildew?

A number of researchers have linked mildew, or its more prolific form, mould, in homes with feeling poorly or more chronic health conditions...
Stay warm and keep your home energy costs down

Stay warm and keep your home energy costs down

This is not another article on ditching your electric blanket for a hot water bottle and blocking cold breezes from under doors.
How to pick the right streaming service for you

How to pick the right streaming service for you

Remember the days when you may have described people by categories like a dog person or a cat person?
How to deter criminals from tampering with your travel luggage

How to deter criminals from tampering with your travel luggage

Imagine picking up your travel luggage from the airport baggage carousel. Before heading to customs, you discover that those carefully secu...
Seven of the oldest Australian pubs still pulling beers today

Seven of the oldest Australian pubs still pulling beers today

With British pubs being hubs of social gatherings back home, it was inevitable that the hotel trade in colonial Australia would boom and pub...