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Finding Time To Breathe

In this crazily competitive yet compelling world we live in, finding the time to breathe and smell the roses can sometimes feel an uphill struggle. 872 more words

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Judging The Choices Of Others Publicly: Where's The Line?

Social media has manipulated us to the point where we now believe it’s acceptable to scrutinise, criticise and judge others publicly. Before the advent of the Internet, we only had up-to-date information about what our immediate circle of friends, family and colleagues were doing, whereas these days we can view the rest of the world with a single click of our mouse. 639 more words

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Remind Me: What CAN We Eat These Days?

Can someone tell me what I can eat these days, without increasing my risk of premature death from some heinous cancer, diabetes or heart disease? 707 more words

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Middle-Aged Women Doing It For Themselves At The Oscars

How wonderful was it to see the more mature lady steal the show at the Oscars today?

Why, I hear you ask?

Well firstly for BEING THERE in the first place, which must be a sign that Oscar is finally moving with the times and creating more roles for middle-aged women – (equal pay may come next, Patricia and Meryl) – and secondly, because middle-aged women appear to be overshadowing the younger ladies in the fashion department. 567 more words

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Mental Illness and Grief: Stories That Need To Be Written

It’s an interesting decision of mine, to carry on writing my book, when due to it’s subject matter, I know that my chances of ever being published are about as high as Glenn McGrath’s invitation to MC an RSPCA conference. 593 more words

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Fashion For Middle Aged Women: I FINALLY Found MY Shop!

It took me a long time to find ‘my shop’ after I’d turned thirty, procreated and owned the muffin top to prove it.

You know what ‘your shop’ is, as a woman. 597 more words

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Cook's Cheat Sheet 2: Quick Fish Curry For Middle Aged Fatties

If, like me, you binge on all the wrong foods over the weekend and then justify your gluttony by pretending to go healthy for the rest of the week, as penance, you might like this easy little fish dish I discovered in NC’s Women’s Weekly book, Fast Seafood (that I might have put in her stocking with an ulterior motive). 711 more words

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