GettingThere is for retired people who are still engaged and ready to make a contribution. Because the sun is shining and life is looking good, the first 100 people to sign up will get free membership. They will be saving 25 euro which is not to be sneezed at. Soon, you will be well able to pay the 25 euro, but for the moment, take the time to see the site, reflect on the general idea and decide if this is for you. Be my guest.
This is a new phase of our lives. As in all the other parts of our lives, we have no idea how long it is going to last, but what we do know is that we are moving towards an inevitable exit. I am a bit tired of these trite references to a 'Journey', but it works here. How we manage this period of our lives is up to ourselves, as going by how older people are referred to,in the modern Western world it is not very flattering ...to say the least. I will be writing further on thi
Retiring sounds great, but getting through all the documentation can be a nightmare. One would have thought that the Department of Social Welfare had all your details and that a quick search on their data base would reveal your work history? One would have thought! Advice to anyone considering retiring: Keep everything in a file. Keep loads of files. Keep paychecks. Keep all correspondence. Paper is much more valuable than computer records. I went to the very well organized s
The little things that can drive us nuts Snoring- happens to the best of us and it can be helped. It can happen periodically if we over eat or drink, if we sleep on our backs, if we are over-weight. Or n ot getting enough exercise. 2/3 of snorers are men but women can snore too. What causes it? There are 3 main types. Nasal, mouth and tongue. Our throat muscles relax, tongue drops back to back of throat, the throat relaxes and narrows and vibrates as the air flows in or out
Ageing We are all ageing. It is inevitable. However, what we would like to do is age dynamically and gracefully. Which is not that difficult to do. There are 4 secret paths. 1. Breathe correctly and deeply and often 2. Sleep soundly and deeply and often 3. Eat healthy food in adequate quantity at meal times. Do not graze.snack all day and night. Keep portions small to medium. 4. Exercise in an easy and natural way, making sure that you are getting air into your system and tha