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Do you take your health for granted?

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I certainly did for many years through adult life. I was fortunate enough to enjoy a life full of good times. Prosperity unfortunately meant I took my health for granted. Sport was my life. From athletics, a little tennis, and basketball I moved on then to volleyball. And then, a few falls later I experienced pain, lots of it. Little did I know back then that playing sport and having a seemingly minor injury would eventually lead to me having both of my knees replaced before I turned 60 years of age?

Surgery changes your life. I am no longer able to kneel. It hurts my knees. As we age there are also other subtle changes that can catch you out. Leading a sedentary lifestyle is one of them. Whilst I no longer run or engage in sport, I am busy. But, none of the activities that I am busy doing involve physical stress on by body. I drive a lot, attend meetings, have meals out, go to the movies, and I am involved in charity work. I love my growing list of activities but none of them gets a sweat up and now my waist line is growing.

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Feeling stressed and wanting to escape big city life?

Feeling stressed and wanting to escape big city life?

What do you do when your life is so busy that you continually feel stressed out?  Do you feel that you are on the go all the time leaving home early to race off to work and coming home late after dark? Are your health suffering and you just don’t seem to be able to take the time to get better?  Do you spend your weekends collapsed on the sofa trying to muster the strength to tackle the week ahead?  There are many of us that can relate to this image of being on the go all the time and never having quite enough time to recharge.

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How to add years to your life.

How to add years to your life.

It's time to make a difference in our own lives. Our retirement can last 20, 30 years or even longer. The number of octogenarians in this world, those reaching 80-89 years of age, is now the norm. The chances of becoming a nonagenarian, those reaching 90-99 years of age, is on the cards. Life expectancy is increasing across the world, and the world population has also increased rapidly, the number of Centenarians is expected to increase quickly in the future.

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Get your life back in balance

Get your life back in balance

Heath coach promotes getting our lives back in balance

Who said life in retirement had to be sedentary?  We owe it to ourselves to keep active and keep ourselves in the best shape possible.  I should talk? I am the one that spent my youth running around from one sporting activity to another. Then in motherhood I spent my time driving the kids around to get

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Ann Nelson
Yes Julia says it's about creating balance in our life
Friday, 25 August 2017 22:44
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