Category: Lifestyle

slippers and a good book by the fire

Books to read by the fire: this list will get you through the dark winter months!

Written by Stannah on 2nd January 2019

Reading by the fire is one of the best winter activities out there, we’ve made a list that will light up your dark months. Indeed it is. When winter comes around, especially during December, most of us crave the comforts of our warm and toasty homes. And one of the most popular activities to do […]

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How did we use to watch television, and how has this changed?

How Have Our TV-Viewing Habits Changed Over the Last 50 Years?

Written by Stannah on 7th December 2018

How has the way we consume TV changed, and is this the case for everyone? We don’t have to travel very far back down memory lane to find a completely different television landscape. Despite improved technology, the way we watched TV didn’t change much for the medium’s first 50 years. But today, things look quite […]

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our souls at night – going for a walk

Our Souls at Night: The Joy of Rediscovering Love

Written by Stannah on 12th October 2018

There are few feelings like the joy of falling in love. For many of us, our fondest memories are those we share with that special someone who makes life feel a little fuller. Spending time with that one person who truly understands you can have a profound impact on how you see the world, but […]

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90-year-old Anežka Kašpárková is living proof that age really is just a number!

Written by Stannah on 12th October 2018

Anežka Kašpárková is a 90-year-old woman who is fulfilling her dream of becoming an artist while refusing to let age get in her way. Having worked hard as a farmer before she retired, she could be spending her well-earned retirement relaxing. She deserves a break, after all, she worked hard for decades. Instead, Anežka chooses […]

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senior golf

Senior Golf: A Healthy Balance of Fun & Exercise

Written by Stannah on 25th July 2018

It’s one of the best feelings in sports: the perfect golf shot. Everything is balanced and in rhythm. The world slows down. Your thoughts and movements are fluid, working together, perfectly in sync. You feel the ball give, and before even lifting your head to track it, you know exactly where it’s going. These are […]

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retiring off the grid

Retiring off the grid: An alternative retirement plan

Written by Stannah on 29th May 2018

Retiring off the grid (not literally – you can still have electricity and running water and feel like you’re living in the wilderness!). It may or may not be something you’ve heard of. It might even be something you’ve considered. If you’re thinking about it, this article could give you some insight into the thinking […]

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the secret diary of hendrik groen

The Secret Diary of Hendrik Groen, the 83 ¼ Year-Old Who Conquered Our Hearts!

Written by Stannah on 18th April 2018

“The Secret Diary of Hendrik Groen, 83 ¼ Years Old”. This unique diary has won over readers far beyond its homeland (the Netherlands). In fact, the translation rights of the award-winning book have been sold to more than 35 countries! The book is on the international best-sellers list and has since been developed into a […]

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senior-gardening

Senior gardening: learn more about the benefits of a therapeutic garden

Written by Stannah on 14th March 2018

Ever wondered why so many seniors take up gardening after they’ve retired? Aside from having the luxury of more spare time, tending to a garden or simply enjoying being in contact with nature has several health benefits that can help seniors feel better, avoid stress and anxiety and live a fuller life. If you think about […]

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