Wellbeing

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
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;
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...
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 well being. Below we look at women’s health issues after 55 and how...
How to find a volunteer opportunity overseas

How to find a volunteer opportunity overseas

Volunteering offers so many benefits beyond the obvious one of helping people and communities in need.
A REVIEW OF TECHNIQUES IN MANAGING DEPRESSION

A REVIEW OF TECHNIQUES IN MANAGING DEPRESSION

By Stanley Popovich   Some people have a difficult time in managing their depression. 
Why Woodworking is a Healthy Hobby for the Active Senior

Why Woodworking is a Healthy Hobby for the Active Senior

The older you get, the more difficult it becomes to do some of the more basic things that you’ve been doing your whole life.
When a spouse dies … 8 steps you need to take

When a spouse dies … 8 steps you need to take

By Sarah Halfpenny The impact of losing your partner goes far beyond the initial grief.
Tips for coping with the heatwave

Tips for coping with the heatwave

With the mercury soaring Australia wide this week, and the Bureau of Meteorology prediction for heatwaves in all states and territories,...
Gift yourself with a four-day DIY wellness retreat

Gift yourself with a four-day DIY wellness retreat

Advertised wellness retreats are mostly out of reach for the budget traveller. With a reputation for being an elitist holiday, most of us ju...
Free educational seminar to help sufferers of osteoarthritis

Free educational seminar to help sufferers of osteoarthritis

Dr. Ralph Bright – Australia’s expert in biological treatment for osteoarthritis – will be hosting a free seminar at Western S...
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...
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.
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*.