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Less than two years ago Michelle Lee had never held an oar. But while searching for a new challenge in mid-life she picked up the life-affirming book by British rower Roz Savage, Rowing the Atlantic: Lessons Learned on the Open Ocean. Michelle,...
At her lowest moments, you could hear it in Mum's voice that she was getting a little miffed by my regular phone calls to check on her meal preparation and how her day, in general, was going. I was in...
The marriage is over. Among the first people you turn to are those likely to give emotional support – family or friends – followed by a solicitor. And that’s all fine, up to a point. When you’re trying to make...
This year, about 50,000 Australian couples will have called their marriage quits. They’ll have suffered varying degrees of heartache, regret and anger – and there’ll be much paperwork to attend to as a new chapter starts. Top of mind changes...
When it comes to health, women are often confident speaking up about things that matter. Periods, puberty, fertility, breast cancer, endometriosis, body image, weight, relationships and mental health are all on the table for a healthy and frank discussion. However,...
For those of you ready to get back into the dating game in your 50’s I thought an update was in order so you’ll know what you’re in for and can prepare yourself. It’s not like dating in your 20’s. Having...
Imagine what life would be like if you could proactively manage the road blocks getting in the way of your personal version of success and happiness. I am yet to meet someone who had a life without obstacles getting in...
Most of us by now have heard about the benefits of pumping iron combined with a healthier protein-fuelled diet. But here’s some motivating news for those of us struggling to get reacquainted with those dumbbells gathering dust in the spare...
At 51, I was convinced I'd successfully dodged all those pesky school reunion invites in the mail. Moving a lot helps, but mostly I had an innate aversion toward maintaining contact with anyone remotely connected with a really rather awkward,...
For many years, legendary supermodel Paulina Porizkova admits she had recurring nightmares about being photographed again for Sports Illustrated’s celebrated Swimsuit issue. She’s in her bikini, all set to do the ‘thing’ that saw the Swedish beauty grace the cover...