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 …

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 …

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 …

An essential guide to staying healthy through winter.

An essential guide to staying healthy through winter.

Featured Image Credit The urge to enter hibernation mode is strong every year when winter rolls back around.   The cold, dark, bugs and germs – and all the stress of Christmas, tend to make us want to burrow under our duvets, refusing to come back out until next spring.   But life goes on, …

The many benefits of healthy crockpot cooking.

Healthy crockpot cooking.

Healthy crockpot cooking allows families to prepare their meals and trust they will be cooked and ready at dinner time with little effort.   Once all the ingredients have been combined into a slow cooker (crockpot) you can easily set the meal to cook while away at work, or out enjoying other activities. In fact, …

Get the family involved: 4 ways to help a loved one with Cancer.

Cancer patient

  Cancer affects millions of families every year and despite the life changing diagnosis, it also brings many families together, strengthening their bond.   If a member of your immediate family or a close relative has recently been diagnosed with a serious form of cancer, such as mesothelioma, or an early detection of skin cancer, …