Invest in Health

Invest in Health was my first ever business name 30 years ago. I love this name as it still means so much to me. The year after my dad died when he was 47, my mum and I attended an investment seminar and the presenter (who was probably in his late 70s) said something thatContinue reading “Invest in Health”

It’s never too late to chase your dreams

I was reminded this week that it really is never too late to start chasing your dreams. It was the 2 year anniversary of me completing an Ironman Triathlon in Cairns in 2021 when I was 52. An Ironman is 3.8km swim, 180km cycle, 42.2 run. Even writing that now it seems kind of impossibleContinue reading “It’s never too late to chase your dreams”

What I have learnt over 30 years about thriving as you age

It’s 30 years on Monday since my dad died of a sudden heart attack when he was only 47. Over the last 30 years, there has been a significant increase in the amount of research conducted and information available about health and wellness. It’s never been easier to gain the knowledge necessary to live aContinue reading “What I have learnt over 30 years about thriving as you age”

Midlife women – it’s time to love yourself – more

I don’t about you but I reached my 50s in a bit of a blur. I’d spent the previous 15 years focusing on raising my kids, with some work and other commitments thrown in, to create a whirlwind of a time where my needs were always at the bottom of the list. I woke upContinue reading “Midlife women – it’s time to love yourself – more”

Menopause Metamorphosis

There were many times throughout my menopause transition where I felt the opposite of a beautiful butterfly. It was often confusing, frustrating and really hard. I felt like my entire existence and sense of self was being thrown into utter chaos, amid crazily fluctuating hormones, sleepless nights, sweats and mood swings. I was also determinedContinue reading “Menopause Metamorphosis”

Eat the Ice Cream

This menopause/midlife thing has been a pivotal point in my life. The milestone of reaching half a century of life, together with the major hormonal shift of menopause, has provided me with the opportunity to take some time to think about what ‘health’ really means for me and how I want to live this nextContinue reading “Eat the Ice Cream”

How simplifying improved my menopause and my life

Peri-menopause, menopause and post menopause are definitely having a moment. This is fabulous because finally, women are retreating from life wondering what on earth is happening to their bodies, minds and selves. Finally, we are being made aware of the many aspects of this major hormonal shift that once no-one ever talked about. After all,Continue reading “How simplifying improved my menopause and my life”

Celebrating my POST menopausal body

Do you appreciate your body, let alone celebrate it? For most of my life, I definitely didn’t. There were many times over the decades that I was extreme – I have been both very underweight and also overweight heading towards obesity. And, for approximately 20 years, I experienced disordered eating and debilitating body images issuesContinue reading “Celebrating my POST menopausal body”