Things we wish our children knew

Things we wish our children knew

I was filling out the census form recently (I’m based in Ireland) and right at the end of the form, on the very last page, I spotted a new section entitled Time Capsule. It was such a simple, yet brilliant idea! An invitation to jot down a few words for future...
Getting old sucks! Or does it?

Getting old sucks! Or does it?

When I was 18, I thought everyone over 23 was old. It turns out that ‘old’ is always an age a few years out in front of me! These days, I like getting older (I’m 56 at the moment). Sure, it comes with challenges (do you know how long it takes to lose...
Get your MOJO* back on track

Get your MOJO* back on track

Ever wondered where that girl inside you has gone? Remember her – she had energy and motivation and time to spare! She was curious and feisty and always up for learning and adventure. It might be a while since she’s been around but I promise she’s...
Wine O’Clock Woes

Wine O’Clock Woes

It’s easy for it to happen, isn’t it? It starts with that one lovely, relaxing glass of wine which tells you it’s time to unwind. The day is over and now it’s time to chill – the rest of the evening is yours after a busy, task filled day! And when you’ve drained the...
A letter to my 40’something self

A letter to my 40’something self

I’m 56 years old and finished with menopause a long time ago. I had an early menopause, although I didn’t know it at the time! In my early 40’s, I felt crap. My energy was in my boots and my motivation wasn’t much better, despite pretty good health and decent...
Nothing changes until our behaviours do

Nothing changes until our behaviours do

I’m decorating my living room this month. It’s been on our To Do list for almost fifteen years and we’ve had plans for it several times in the past. But somehow a car breakdown, general house maintenance, a new septic tank, a holiday, or something else always got...