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Motivational

Qi What for Fitness and Health?

Qigong is a form of exercise, relaxation and meditation connecting your mind, body and spirit. I am fortunate enough to have a group that practises close by, that is not only in the perfect beachside location, it's completely free of cost. I practise Qi gong at the beach early in the morning Benefits of Qi… Continue reading Qi What for Fitness and Health?

Australia, Motivational

When Will I Die?

No one lives forever, so as we get older, we inevitably think about our own mortality. Especially when we lose a family member or a close friend. I had imagined the leading cause of death for Australians to be either heart disease, vascular issues or cancer and I was wrong. It was a reality check… Continue reading When Will I Die?

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Food

Embracing Edamame Beans

As one on the periphery of the 'Boomer' generation, I am slightly hesitant to use nouveau cuisine ingredients in my meals. However, as my adult children grow and in-laws arrive at family dinners, I need to cater to vegan, coeliac and pescatarian palettes, so I'm aiming to be versatile, making some low-calorie alternatives such as… Continue reading Embracing Edamame Beans

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blogging, Motivational, Philosophy

Words to Ponder About

Life is like a mirror; we get the best results when we smile. So talk about your blessings more than you talk about your problems. Just because you're struggling doesn't mean you're failing. Every great success requires some type of worthy struggle to get there. I don't have any record of who said these words,… Continue reading Words to Ponder About

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blogging

Aromatherapy Products

The use of essential oils for therapeutic and cosmetic use has become mainstream in recent times. With a multitude of aromatherapy products to choose from, which ones stand out from the 'crowd'? What are the real benefits of using products with essential oils? Photo by Breakingpic on Pexels.com How are Essential Oils Created? Essential oils… Continue reading Aromatherapy Products

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Australia, blogging

Social Distancing in Australia

So much for social distancing, I thought. Notwithstanding our relative safety here in Australia, we are still in the midst of a global pandemic. Photo by Yaroslav Danylchenko on Pexels.com We're allowed to attend social events again and in my state in Australia, we're even permitted to sing, (something not all states, are allowed to… Continue reading Social Distancing in Australia