Health

How to look after your mental health and practise self-care during isolation

How to look after your mental health and practise self-care during isolation

by Sarah Halfpenny These days of COVID-19 isolation are strange times indeed. It’s like we’re starring in our own real-life version of t...
Things to do, watch, and learn in self-isolation or quarantine

Things to do, watch, and learn in self-isolation or quarantine

by Sarah Halfpenny It’s been a month since the rumbles about the severity of COVID-19 began to grow louder, but in those few weeks the con...
How to keep anxiety at bay during times of uncertainty

How to keep anxiety at bay during times of uncertainty

Jill Newby, Associate Professor, UNSW based at the Black Dog Institute
Things to do in self-isolation or quarantine

Things to do in self-isolation or quarantine

by Sarah Halfpenny In these uncertain times of COVID-19, it’s important to maintain good mental health as we spend time alone or with our...
COVID-19 (novel coronavirus): the facts, the figures and how best to protect ourselves

COVID-19 (novel coronavirus): the facts, the figures and how best to protect ourselves

by Sarah Halfpenny We need to talk calmly about COVID-19. It’s easy to let panic overtake us in these strange and unprecedented times.
3 Best Massage Types For Overall Health and Rejuvenation

3 Best Massage Types For Overall Health and Rejuvenation

There isn’t a single person in the world who doesn’t love massages. Aside from the strangely satisfying feeling, getting a massage provi...
Art to heal grief – one woman’s 100-day project

Art to heal grief – one woman’s 100-day project

By Sarah Halfpenny As poet and singer Leonard Cohen famously wrote, “There’s a crack, a crack in everything.
Play Walking Netball Today

Play Walking Netball Today

One of the best things about Walking Netball is that there are three different programs to suit participants;
HOW A SHIPWRECK SURVIVOR’S STORY LED TO AN ISLAND MASSACRE

HOW A SHIPWRECK SURVIVOR’S STORY LED TO AN ISLAND MASSACRE

No-one knows for certain what fate befell Captain James Fraser after his ship, the Stirling Castle, carrying mainly spirits, foundered on a...
Researching Your Family History

Researching Your Family History

by Greg Barron Richer than any fictional story, family history is steeped in the cycles of birth, life, work and death.
A beginner’s guide to eco tourism in Australia

A beginner’s guide to eco tourism in Australia

If you’re looking for some temporary escape from the 9-to-5 and a change from staring at the brick walls of your house in the ’burbs, th...
Play Walking Netball Today

Play Walking Netball Today

One of the best things about the Walking Netball eight-week programs is that participants can join in at any stage throughout the program...
Flexibility and Choice in Retirement Living

Flexibility and Choice in Retirement Living

At Fresh Hope Care we recognise the idea of spending your retirement years hassle free, in a like-minded, friendly and active community soun...
Pyrmont Festival returns with fine food and wine in the sunshine

Pyrmont Festival returns with fine food and wine in the sunshine

Pyrmont Festival (20 Sept – 6 Oct) returns later this month, to serve up a slice of Pyrmont’s finest food, wine and culture by the harbo...
Becoming a Novelist

Becoming a Novelist

When the offspring do the right thing – find employment and leave home – when careers wind down, and retirement beckons;
The best modern day card games and board games for all ages.

The best modern day card games and board games for all ages.

From locally designed games to instant cult classics, there’s a slew of exciting new games on the market, so gather your friends and resis...
Making your home safer as we age

Making your home safer as we age

Home renovations often centre on upgrading the kitchen cabinets or selecting a new paint colour for the bedroom, but as long as you are at i...
Great ways to get involved in your local community

Great ways to get involved in your local community

A sense of belonging doesn’t just come out of nowhere. If you’re looking to feel the community pulse and expand your social network, you...
Women’s Health Issues After 55 & How to Prevent Them

Women’s Health Issues After 55 & How to Prevent Them

Women spend a lifetime looking after others and often ignore their own wellbeing. Below we look at women’s health issues after 55 and how...
Women’s Health Issues After 55 & How to Prevent Them

Women’s Health Issues After 55 & How to Prevent Them

Women spend a lifetime looking after others and often ignore their own well being. Below we look at women’s health issues after 55 and how...