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Is Your Current Lifestyle Making You Ill?

Are your daily lifestyle choices setting you up for illness in later life, or even worse are they impacting your life right now? Take our quiz today and find out! 15 Questions, 70 points, what's your health score?

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From Illness to Wellness – It’s Time To Fight Back

From Illness to Wellness – It’s Time To Fight Back

I truly believe that you can live well and thrive following the impact of a long-term chronic medical condition or serious illness/injury, but you have to implement a healthy lifestyle to move from illness to wellness. Of course initially, when it happens it can irrevocably change our life on many levels, ...
Make Lifestyle Changes Stick

Make Lifestyle Changes Stick

All the best intentions in the world won’t help you enjoy a healthy life unless you can make lifestyle changes stick. One day, I took a long, hard look in the mirror. What I saw made me realize if I didn’t begin focusing on my own health, there would be no ...
8 Changes To Improve Your Health

8 Changes To Improve Your Health

Today I want to tell you about 8 changes to improve your health which although very simple will be life changing. These are helping me personally and are part of my larger plan to return to good health after a period of long term illness. My life was dramatically changed following my ...
Rebuilding your Life after Illness

Rebuilding your Life after Illness

It is essential that you begin rebuilding your life after illness. You can't allow yourself to become the victim of your condition. Illness can absorb your life and knock you so far off course you may never find your way back. Even if you have a terminal disease, you don't have to ...
Our Daily Choices Matter

Our Daily Choices Matter

You only live once which means our daily choices matter. You only get a finite amount of days so make them count! I believe that it is the choices we make, not the chances we take that determine our destiny. In which case you just need to learn how to make “good” ...
Look For The Positive In Life

Look For The Positive In Life

Being diagnosed with a visual impairment is bad enough, but then discovering all those things which once you took for granted now being too difficult for you to do can push you over the edge. Losing much of your sight gives you every reason to be negative. Your world has been ...
Be Optimistic No Matter The Hand You’ve Been Dealt

Be Optimistic No Matter The Hand You’ve Been Dealt

As I was chilling out the other day playing a game of Solitaire on my phone, having just read Helen Keller’s ‘The Story of my Life,’ the thought came to me that it’s not about the cards you're dealt, but how you play them that matters. “The best and most beautiful things ...
You Have Good Days And You Have Bad Days

You Have Good Days And You Have Bad Days

What’s it like to be visually impaired? I‘m sure it’s the same for anyone dealing with illness or disability. You have good days and you have bad days. There are those days you wake up greeted by feeling the beautiful sun shining through your window, the sound of birds happily singing, ...
Sick And Tired Of Being Sick And Tired

Sick And Tired Of Being Sick And Tired

Are you someone that has felt unwell for longer than you can almost remember? If it’s not one thing it’s another. From colds and headaches, to infections and a host of other illnesses. As a result you often feel lethargic and fatigued, absolutely no get up and go, and you’re now ...
The Benefits Of Living A Healthy Lifestyle

The Benefits Of Living A Healthy Lifestyle

Coming out of a period where I struggled with bad health it feels slightly strange to write an article about the benefits of living a healthy lifestyle. The reasons I find it strange is that the benefits of a healthy lifestyle should be obvious to everyone, aren’t they? Surely we all ...