Nature

I might never go back to a gym. For 17 years I’ve assiduously trained with my amazing trainer Emma twice a week and seemingly kept various gyms in business. Despite the need for gyms to play increasingly loud music and for people to talk on phones whilst pressing...

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Newsletter May 2020

The Life Again Pillars for Men's Health CONNECTION connecting with self, connecting with others and connecting with nature to find meaning and purpose; GRATITUDE & GIVING BACK volunteering and giving back to the community, with an emphasis on mindful gratitude; STORY...

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We’ve Always Been Wearing Masks

Masks have been one of the features at the core of our Corona World. Increasingly we see them displayed in various shapes, colours and forms but we are gradually getting used to them. Initially they were worn reluctantly - and their value debated by the experts - but...

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The Social Balm and Knowing Your ’Hood

Four weeks in and still going. There is light at the end of the tunnel unless the threat of the second “wave” occurs. It’s a genuine threat and we must remain prudent. But I’m handling the same walls and starting to learn more about myself than I ever imagined....

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Start Your Life Again with New Strategies

It’s a difficult time in everybody's life at the moment. We are all an island unto ourselves as we deal with the hand that we have been dealt. We all handle it in our own way and the pressure can be totally dependent on our stage of life. Young kids are demanding, but...

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The Unhealthy Fear of Corona

“Over the recent past - whatever length of time that has been - I’ve been conscious of the all-invading feeling of fear that exists in our world today. Narrowing this down, I mean the feeling of fear that exists in my world and the world of those who read my blogs and...

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We Are The Luckiest Country – Consider That.

Australia Day has been and gone and once agaIn much of the joy has been sucked out of it. The debate ramps up annually as to whether the date is right or wrong, and the parade of the naysayers is gettIng bigger than any celebration of our mighty nation. That’s sad and...

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FAREWELL POLLY FARMER

This afternoon (Friday 30th August)  I am going to Geelong for the Memorial Service being held at the Geelong Cats for Legendary Player Polly Farmer. His well-publicised State Funeral was earlier this week.  Polly was a teammate of mine, my first Captain and my last...

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AVOID THE WALL

The buzz word in mental well-being has become Depression. Whether it’s in the workplace, on the sporting field, in our daily activities, becoming a new mother, depression is a growth industry. Something which was almost unknown about not so many decades ago, and has...

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TAKE A LUNCHTIME WALK

I have often told the story of how I got lost during my midlife and this became the genesis of my establishing Life Again. It’s about the things I could have been doing or should have been doing during those times in my life when I was under most pressure. Often this...

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WHAT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT OUR FIRST PEOPLE?

One of the joys I’ve discovered since creating the Life Again Foundation over 5 years ago is developing deep friendships with many Aborigines from different parts of Australia, particularly from the Centre and Western Desert communities. Not only have I met them and...

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OUTBACK WITH A PURPOSE

PLANNING LIFE AGAIN IN 2018 In 2018, Life Again will be coordinating several outback trips to Central Australia. Join Gareth Andrews for a journey of discovery and reflection in Central Australia’s Aboriginal community. You will need to bring an open mind, a...

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