By Shannon Chin Grandma (Popo) was one of my favourite “big people” when I was little. She cared for me and brought me up until I was ready to start school. We shared a very close bond that I can feel even now. Popo - image supplied by Shannon Chin Things changed for us when I started hanging out more with my sister and tagging along with my parents. It makes me sad to … [Read more...] about The Heart Breaking Memory and Impact of Dementia
In a modern world ruled by time famine, "stuffocation" and addiction to entertainment rather than education, two women are attempting to turn the tide and show us the path back to basics. Australia’s leading wellness experts Shannah Kennedy and Lyndall Mitchell, have created a practical guide to help you reclaim your life and Restore your … [Read more...] about Restore your balance with Lyndall Mitchell & Shannah Kennedy
Palace Cinemas present the Apia Young at Heart Seniors Film Festival When Frank Sinatra sang “Fairy tales can come true, it can happen to you, if you’re young at heart”…. he totally nailed the upcoming Apia Young at Heart Seniors Film Festival at Palace Cinemas nationwide. A magical collection of carefully selected films targeted specifically for the “young at heart” will … [Read more...] about Celebrating cinema for the “Young at Heart” – Feb 13-27th Seniors Film Festival
Do you have a book to write? A story to tell? Should you write a book? We all have a story to tell - whether it's the story of our life, the things we've learnt or a far away land that we've created in our imagination. Documenting your story is a way of imortalising your life, recording your history, making your mark. We could argue that it doesn't really matter if one … [Read more...] about Thinking about writing a book? Here’s what you need to know first!
Susi Prescott had it all. A large, busy family, a school teaching job she loved, a home on Sydney's leafy North Shore. But with the sudden demise of her 30-year marriage, her world crumbled. In 2017 she released a book about how she rebuilt her life after 50 and her resulting Peruvian adventures. She sent a copy of "Where Hummingbirds Dance" to Balance and we were so … [Read more...] about Where Hummingbirds Dance: Across the Pacific, A New Life Awaits