Stop your bad diet: Good nutrition can be tasty and fun.

Stop your bad diet: Good nutrition can be tasty and fun.

  Good nutrition is important.   It helps you stay happy and healthy now, and as you age.   You may have yet to pay for the bad diet choices you’ve made, but the time will come when your mistakes catch up with you. The best way to lessen the impact is to make an …

Host a great dinner party both you and your guests will remember.

Hosting a great dinner party.

Whether or not you have ever hosted a dinner party before, it is never too late to start trying. The truth is, dinner parties can be a lot easier than you might have previously imagined, as long as you know what you are doing, you are patient with yourself and your guests, and you approach …

The financial costs of chronic illness.

The financial costs of chronic illness.

  We all suffer from bouts of ill health from time to time, and in the vast majority of cases, it’s a short-term thing, which is over within a few days at most.   Not everyone is so lucky, however. When chronic illness develops, it can have an enormous impact on a household, whether the …

4 ways to make a better life for your family.

4 ways to make a better life for your family.

  When you have a family, they become the most important thing in your life.   You would do anything to see them happy, and part if that is doing your darndest to make it possible for them to have a better life.   But what steps can you actually take to do this? Here are …

6 great things to do in your retirement.

6 things to do in your retirement.

  Retirement can be a wonderful thing.   Even if illness or disability has forced you to retire earlier than you would have liked, you’ve probably still spent a good deal of your adult life working very hard. Now is the time to relax and enjoy life.   However, many people struggle with this. Suddenly …

Ensuring our health while avoiding the parent trap.

  Why is it that as parents, we have so much to do?     There is, of course, looking after the little ones. Then there is work, taking care of the home, caring for relatives and maintaining relationships with friends.   That is why a lot of the time our own health and wellbeing comes …

Hosting an event in style, in time and in budget.

Hosting an event in style, in time and in budget.

  In life, there are many occasions that warrant the perfect event. You might not think of yourself as the perfect host, but you can be.   With a little time and patience, and a lot of effort, you can pull together an event that you’ve always dreamt of hosting.   Whether you’re looking to …