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Thank you, for visiting my personal blog. I write stories/poems, have a passion for travel, juicing and personal development. Plus my journey towards holistic wellbeing includes anything interesting I find out.

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 in the journal Psychological Science. The study has highlighted the fact that...

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Enjoying contentment

Enjoying contentment

I have spent most of the last 20 years striving for something. Some goal that I truly believed would make life better, happy, stronger. For the most part I have come to the conclusion that all I really did was miss out on living in the present moment. All that...

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First Solo Travel Trip

First Solo Travel Trip

They say you never forget your first time and I really hope that's true because more than 15 years after deciding I want to spend a part of my life travelling I am finally getting to do just that. I have booked myself a trip in July to Crete in Greece. I left my desk...

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Parsley and Kale Vegetable Juice

Parsley and Kale Vegetable Juice

I thought I would start the New Year with a juice cleanse. My first juice of 2018 is this parsley and kale vegetable juice containing: 1 bag of organic kale 1 large pot of parsley 3 celery sticks 1/4 pineapple 1 apple, a chunk of ginger and half an organic lemon...

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Favorite green juice

Favorite green juice

I have been making my favorite green juice today. It is a fairly simple recipe and very light on the 'green' taste. Plus it is economical because you get a lot of juice out of the vegetables. One of the downsides of juicing carrots is you need a lot of carrots to make...

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Annette Larkins

Annette Larkins believes we must eat those things that are conducive to great health. At 74 years old and looking many, many years younger this raw food expert is a shining example of how a plant-based diet can help us maintain our health. Annette grows her food in...

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Mimi Kirk

Mimi Kirks (born September 1938) is 77 years old and has been a vegetarian and vegan for the best part of 40 years. She vibrates health and wellness (she has been voted 'sexist vegetarian over 50') and promotes a raw food diet. Something I love to eat but only in the...

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What we think of old is changing

What we think of old is changing

I recently watched a documentary on ITV called ‘The Secrets of Growing Old’. It was a positive look at the many benefits of being older as well as some age defining insights into what ages us and how we can redefine our age. Using some inspirational older people the...

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Sam “Sonny” Bryant

Sam "Sonny" Bryant, Jr was 70 years old when this video was made in 2013 - that makes him 73 years old now. Like many stories I have read regarding older weight lifters he started lifting in middle-age - he was 44 years old and wanted to relieve the stress of a bad...

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