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Lifestyle

This is your time so live a lifestyle you will enjoy. Follow your passions; have fun; do the things you’ve always wanted to do; be strong and healthy in mind and body. Seize the day….Live life your way!

Our lifestyle is very important to us at Young at Heart. Our family life, friends, sailing and travel are aspects of our lives that we treasure.  Life needs to have balance for overall well-being and happiness, so we run this blog and business around our lifestyle, not the other way around.

BoomersNextStep’s planning for the future starts with lifestyle. We encourage you to  recognise how you want to live the next phase of your life before you make any other decisions.  Regardless of whether you decide to have a traditional retirement, or boost your retirement income through online business or employment, we encourage you to create a life that you love.

We particularly are interested in Travel, Leisure activitiesHealth and Well-beingMindsetRelationships. Whilst we may not be posting articles on these topics regularly we would love your input.  Contact us if you would like to write an article related to any of these topics.

Articles

  • Travel Tips to European Countries: Italy April 16, 2022
    About the Country Brindisi, Ancona, Naples and Venice are the significant seaports of Italy. Italian State Railways links numerous European cities. Eurostar offers the fastest train service. Alitalia is the national airline of Italy. Many other flights connect to Italy from USA, Canada and Australia and there is huge competitors to draw in passengers giving a vast ...
  • Tent Outdoor Camping for Senior Citizens April 14, 2022
    According to industry statistics, the average age of a tent camper is 40 years. Does this mean seniors should forget about tent outdoor camping and choose rvs and cabins? I do not believe so. Camping tent outdoor camping is a lot of fun and senior citizens shouldn’t be left out of it. This being stated, seniors may ...
  • A Guide to Great Smoky Mountain Vacations April 12, 2022
    There’s a wide variety of destinations in this region. The Great Smoky Mountains National Park offers an enormous range of activities. The historic and attractive cabins in close-by Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge supply exceptional accommodations options for people who desire to get a feel for the area. This majestic area is considered to be a part ...
  • What to see and to do in Mexico April 12, 2022
    Mexico is an old and big country. Everyone can discover something intriguing in this land. Ancient pyramids and temples, big tropical resorts and modern megapolises– it’s all here waiting on you to come. The trip to Mexico can be started with see to its capital– Mexico City. Speaking about contemporary Mexico City, the district called the ...
  • 5 Things To Consider When Going RV Camping for Senior Citizens April 12, 2022
    That’s simply how it is. It’s all a matter of just aging with dignity. And having fun along the way! Recreational vehicle camping is perfect for senior citizens. It’s as easy as hopping aboard and driving off to a camping site of your option, enabling you to enjoy nature and even a bit of outdoor adventure ...
  • Travel to Loire Valley, France April 6, 2022
    The Loire Valley in France is a beautiful and historic region with a wide range of things to see and do. Here are just a few ideas for what you can do as a tourist in the Loire Valley: Visit the region’s famous castles: The Loire Valley is home to many famous castles, such as the ...
  • Travel Tips to European Nations- France February 18, 2022
    About the City of Paris Paris, the city of love, is an enormous city with lots of attractions easily accessible thanks to the highly effective public transportation system. It boasts of more than 80 museums and 200 art galleries. A trip to Disneyland and the stunning Eiffel tower will make the trip rewarding. The appealing travelers ...
  • Live life to the full and do the things you love to do – Video July 14, 2020
    Lee and Paul O’Connor are adventurous travellers who have written a book titled “We Did It Our Way”. In this book they tell wonderful stories of travel adventures – one year on motorcycles, travelling 80,000km through 40 countries.
  • The Pleasures Of Travel – Eating Local Foods July 14, 2020
    I confess that meandering slowly through local markets, eating traditional local food, is one of my greatest joys when I am travelling. It is wonderful to eat where the locals eat, to be part of their lives for a short while.
  • Reinvention Secrets of a Silver Yogi May 18, 2020
    Anne Noonan changed her life when she discovered the benefits of yoga and healthy living while seeking to overcome poor health and stress while working in a corporate environment. Now she leads other women towards good health and vitality.
  • The Health and Fitness Benefits Of Lifting Weights April 19, 2020
    Why Older People Need The Benefits Of Lifting Weights Are you aware of the amazing health and fitness benefits of lifting weights?  There is no doubt that strength training benefits ageing bodies. The first paragraph of this article by our guest author, Anna Kucirkova, sums up the way I have always felt about weight training at a ...
  • Hiding Behind A Mask: Facial Palsy November 18, 2019
    Sometimes life has a way of reminding us that we are fairly powerless and inconsequential. Bilateral Facial Palsy Eleven days ago I suddenly developed a facial palsy.  It looks like Bells Palsy, which I had about ten years ago, but it has impacted both sides of my face.  This set off alarm bells for the doctors as ...
  • How to Balance Work and Personal Life October 16, 2019
    You’ve got a lot on your plate. You are respected at work for your achievements. But you often feel overwhelmed, stressed, and may sometimes feel guilty about whether you give enough time to your family. When someone talks about having work-life balance, you laugh and say, “What’s that?” You’ve probably resigned yourself to thinking “this ...
  • 5 Tips for Baby Boomers on How to Stay Healthy August 12, 2019
    How to Stay Healthy As you get older, it gets much easier for those minor aches and pains to build up and break you down. There’s no shame in it. We live decades longer today than we used to thanks to modern medical breakthroughs. But a longer life doesn’t always automatically mean a healthier one. The ...
  • Lightening the load when you’re moving house June 28, 2019
    Changing address can mean changing lifestyles, too—adapting to new neighbors and switching your local coffee shop and bar. It can also mean a change in how you view your possessions. Moving house is the perfect time to lighten the load both literally and figuratively. Here are some ways to make the process of moving house ...
  • Cruise Ship Entertainment June 21, 2019
    Cruise ship entertainment involves everything from full-on variety shows in the theatre to small venue entertainment.  It’s the small venue entertainment that entices you to hang around the bar for an hour or two. Of course this depends on the quality of the cruise ship entertainers. Cruise Ship Entertainment Provides Second-hand Brushes With Fame The music of the latter half ...
  • Trip to Santorini Greece June 9, 2019
    Things you should know about Santorini Greece Santorini /Thira Santorini is the commonly used name by tourists, but it is officially named Thira.  Greece has many gems, but perhaps Santorini is the absolutely pick of the gems for its scenic beauty. Santorini is a tourist mecca perched on top of the remaining part of a massive volcano ...
  • Naxos – My Favourite Greek Island May 29, 2019
    Why Naxos Greece is my favorite Greek Island? Chora Naxos, Greece is part of the Cyclades Group, is everything I was looking forward to in a Greek Island. It is a wonderful blend of Greek tradition, with influences from the Venetian and Mycenaean civilizations. All this can be found within a small city that has all ...
  • Walking in the Footsteps of Ancient Civilisations in Delos Greece May 27, 2019
    Walking in the footsteps of ancient civilisations in Delos, Greece I won’t try and tell you the history of Delos Greece. It’s a Greek Island near Mykonos. There have been so many civilizations that contributed to the island that history all became a bit of a muddle in my mind. What remains with me is the awe-inspiring ...
  • Visiting Relaxed Paros, Cyclades Islands, Greece May 25, 2019
    The Greek Island of Paros, Greece Paros, Greece. A Greek Island that is part of the Cyclades group, looked a bit underwhelming when we arrived, but ferry ports are not usually attractive. Among the throngs of tourists, we dragged our suitcases along the cobbled streets following the directions of “find the bank with a yellow sign in ...
  • 5 Moving Tips When Downsizing Your Home May 20, 2019
    Moving is never easy, but for baby boomers heading into the next phase of life it can come with all sorts of additional physical, mental and emotional complications. If you’re transitioning from the home where you raised your kids to a smaller place that’s easier to maintain, you must pour through decades of memories to ...
  • Why Are The Royal Family So Loved In Australia? March 25, 2019
    But you can’t deny the Windsors have a lot of appeal to many different people. No wonder the world’s press is so obsessed with them. But why do many people in Australia follow their every move.
  • The Money Making Scandal That Is Obesity March 19, 2019
    Originally published as ‘Obesity – it’s a money making scandal’ by Dr Shirley MD, republished with the author’s permission. I was in a pharmacy the other day on behalf of a patient, and as I was waiting for the script I wandered among the many shelves of weight loss products.  It’s big business these days with ...
  • How To Deal With Conflict In The Workplace (And At Home) March 15, 2019
    Managing conflict in the workplace Dealing with difficult people and conflict in the workplace are serious issues that people usually point to when they are unhappy in their work.  A cycle of conflict undermines any positive aspects of the job and frequently causes serious stress and disfunction, at work or even in an individual’s private life. How To Deal ...
  • The Big Send Off: Funeral Traditions March 14, 2019
    Death and funeral traditions differ throughout the world. Ideally they should reflect the life of the deceased. This post reflects on personal experience of funeral traditions.
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Hiding Behind A Mask: Facial Palsy

November 18, 2019

Sometimes life has a way of reminding us that we are fairly powerless and inconsequential. Bilateral Facial Palsy Eleven days […]

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21 days in Paris on a budget

February 10, 2023

Here is a sample 21-day itinerary for your trip to Paris, France: Day 1: Visit the Louvre Museum and see […]

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A Guide to Great Smoky Mountain Vacations

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Being unhappy at work is related to many different factors. Even if you enjoy the actual work, if the culture of the organisation, the people you work with, or the style of management upset you then you will soon lose pleasure in the work. Which of these twelve factors are impacting on your attitude to your work?

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Starting a New Business for Baby Boomers

Starting a New Business for Baby Boomers

August 6, 2019

If you are thinking about starting a new business it might be best that you do it before you officially […]

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Are You Unconsciously Blocking Your Business Success?

August 31, 2019

If I were to ask you whether you wanted your business to grow and thrive, you would say yes, right? […]

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July 21, 2013

Our Thailand Travel, Visiting the Hill Tribe Family Getting off the beaten track has always been my husband, David’s, idea […]

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Learn About Your Employer in 10 Minutes A job interview is probably the most nerve-wracking experience you have to go […]

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5 Moving Tips When Downsizing Your Home

May 20, 2019

Moving is never easy, but for baby boomers heading into the next phase of life it can come with all […]

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January 30, 2017

It happens to the best of us. You hit a bump in the rocky road of your career and find […]

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How To Handle A Panel Interview

October 4, 2019

Congratulations! Your persistence and well crafted resume has opened the corporate doors for an initial job interview with a representative […]

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Live life to the full and do the things you love to do – Video

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Lee and Paul O’Connor are adventurous travellers who have written a book titled “We Did It Our Way”. In this book they tell wonderful stories of travel adventures – one year on motorcycles, travelling 80,000km through 40 countries.

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7 Outdated Myths That Will Kill Your Career Change Before You Start

May 4, 2017

If you’re a career-changing Baby Boomer, you may feel like you’ve gotten lost with Dorothy in Oz. You’ve achieved success […]

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Is Retirement Just A Dream, A Concept From Another Age?

July 3, 2017

What is the future of retirement? In this week’s episode of 60 Minutes Australia Charles Wooley considered the future of […]

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March 31, 2017

Are you familiar with the job weakness interview question? How many times have you had to answer it in your […]

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Your Online Community Contributes To Your Success

September 23, 2017

Being part of an online community We recently attended a great business event, three days in a capital city about […]

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