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A triathlon at 40

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I ventured into the world of blogging nearly four years ago as I was verging on the big Four Oooooh Birthday. I was already reasonably fit but felt the need for some new challenges. Even after losing 25 kg (through lapband surgery) I was still considered “extremely” obese with a BMI…

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6 ways to boost your immune system this winter

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Now that the winter months are well and truly here, it’s time to look at staying healthy and avoiding those nasty colds. With the average adult getting two to three colds each winter, finding ways to boost your immune system not only reduces the number of times colds and flu…

How to dress to impress

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While active wear has become increasingly acceptable in almost any social situation there are unfortunately still a few occasions in life when your yoga pants just can’t cut it. When it’s time to pull out the big guns and dress to impress we are often left in a tearful, clothes…

It’s all about having fun and being fab!

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And here we go! Her Collective 2.0! There’s something about hitting your 40s. It frees most of your 20s hangups, nudges you ever so wisely to apply the lessons in your 30s. And just enjoy life. I love this decade of my life. I feel healthier, fitter and sexier.=) Have…

Start with the little dreams

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A couple of years ago I self published a little children’s picture book called The Dragon and the Lizard. It started out as a thought – me just wanting to preserve a favourite family tale told to us by our mum when we were kids. We had very few books…

43 lessons on my 43rd birthday

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I celebrated my 43rd birthday a month ago. The day started with me running on an empty beach with my husband and getting the perfect “starfish jump” shot. Only took 20 million takes. And capped it by having a campfire BBQ where I may or may not have burned the…

Easy photography tips for all users

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Take out that camera, DSLR, or camera phone. These tips are going to help you with your photography, no matter what level of expertise you have. In this digital age, there is no fear in trying these tricks. They are only a click away. Have fun, relax and enjoy capturing…