Diane Corriette

When life throws you an empty nest, what do you do? Well, if you are anything like me you embrace the opportunity to challenge yourself to new experiences. Life after 50 has become all about new experiences, travel, zero-hour contracts and holistic wellness.

Plant-Based Diet

I have overhauled the way I eat. I call myself a Flexitarian, a millennials term, which simply means I eat less animal and more plant.

While I am not embracing a full vegan diet (I love burgers, fish & chips and pizza) at home I mainly eat wholefoods, cooked from scratch, with loads of fruit, vegetables and nuts.  Junk food is the exception rather than the rule.

Anti-Inflammatory Diet

Anti-Inflammatory Diet

Armed with the information that my body was hurting due to inflammation I looked out for an anti-inflammatory diet. I already knew that changing from a standard diet to one that contained...

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Juicing back to happiness

Juicing back to happiness

When the sun is out my desire to start juicing kicks in. My daughter calls me a sunflower because my whole mood depends on whether the sunshine is around. Just another reason why I should...

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Carrot & Apple Juice

Carrot & Apple Juice

Sometimes it is nice to keep things simple and have as few ingredients as possible. That's why I love carrot and apple vegetable juicing because I only need the two ingredients. Another...

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My Passions

I write about my passions. Juicing, plant-based eating, travel and self-confidence. Plus I love to write poetry and short stories.

Personal Growth

I love personal growth and value change. Like most people I am great at getting in my own way at times. I own it.

Travel or save

Travel or save

I have come to the conclusion that based on the job I do as a Healthcare Assistant/Support Worker, on a basic wage, that I can travel or save but not both. Right now, as I am living rent...

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Being eighty percent happy

Being eighty percent happy

After writing my post on enjoying contentment I thought it was funny to pick up the paper (Telegraph) and read an article saying something similar. The article focused on a study published...

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The Handover – Monday Monologue

The Handover – Monday Monologue

I walked right into a situation that I could have avoided if only I was more aware of my surroundings. I was preoccupied you see. There’s only 30 minutes for lunch and in that time we are...

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