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Restoring Body Positivity with Cancer

What does body positivity mean to you?  At it’s most basic it’s about self-acceptance and self-care, but the way we view ourselves as individuals is embedded in a range of feelings, both physical and emotional, guaranteeing that no one view will be the same. Throw cancer into the…

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Fabulous Females Interview – Clare La Terriere

Exercise is the cure to all our ills apparently and particularly if we are moving through the midlife barrier.  For my next Fabulous Female, exercise has been her salvation and she is now on a mission (quite literally) to convert as many as she can to her way…

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Fabulous Females Interview – Melinda Fargo

If you are a blogger, or you are over 40, or you live in East Anglia – or indeed if you are all of these – then my next Fabulous Females interview star will need little introduction. Melinda Fargo is a freelance writer, blogger, former newspaper columnist for the UK’s largest…

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Fabulous Females Interview – Marilyn & Jacynth Bassett

The stars of my second Fabulous Females Interview series are mother and daughter, Marilyn and Jacynth Bassett.  Ahead of a weekend when mothers take centre stage it seems only appropriate to put the spotlight on a very special mother-daughter relationship which lies at the heart of Jacynth’s online…

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What is Femininity?

What does the term “femininity” mean to you? The quality of being female is the concise definition but its interpretation is of course far from concise. A femininity storm has erupted in our house on the back of an innocent comment to my youngest teen from a friend…

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Fabulous Females Interview – Alex B

In a year synonymous with celebrating the achievements of women, today I am launching a new series on my blog which will feature interviews with Fabulous Females on their motivations, their challenges and of course all the fabulous bits in between. First on the pedestal is 60 year…

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How Valuable Are Your Online Friends?

Do you have any online friends?  Have you met any of them in the flesh or is it all just cyber chat?  How do your virtual friendships rate against your real time ones? I, like many others of my midlife generation, am to coin a phrase a “digital…

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Life On The Other Side – Post Surgery

Every cancer diagnosis and treatment plan is unique.  There is no one size fits all solution, but where possible surgery is invariably the first port of call whatever your type.  Cancer is after all a disease and left untended will grow and spread like a predatory weed. This…

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