I write a fortnightly column for East Anglian newspapers all about positive ageing. If there’s a topic you’d like me to cover, please get in touch.
|29/06/2020|| Life’s complete now there’s another heartbeat in the house |
Columnist Christine Webber realised something was missing in her life as lockdown set in. Now she’s found out just what it was…
|14/06/2020||Have your sleep patterns been compromised by coronavirus crisis?|
Struggling to shut down at the end of the day during lockdown? Christine Webber has nine tips to make sure you sleep easy at night.
|31/05/2020|| Stop kidding yourself chaps and take a good look at your own health|
Technology changes mean it’s never been easier to speak to your doctor, which is something plenty of men need to do, says Christine Webber.
|17/05/2020|| A quiz, a language or ironing with the wrong hand – keep your brain engaged |
Christine Webber says its so important to keep the brain engaged as we get older, especially of many of us are spending more time on their own
|04/05/2020|| Is it finally becoming OK to talk about weight now? |
It’s human nature to try to look for the positives. Christine Webber sees several: including that Covid-19 might finally start to break down taboos around weight and obesity
|20/04/2020|| How lockdown could literally change your life |
Christine Webber says many of her friends are thinking of completely overhauling their lives after lockdown. Although this phase of our lives has been very challenging, perhaps there is a chance to turn it into something truly radical?
|04/07/2020|| Coronavirus has sorted out the heroes from the villains |
As we all deal with the impact of coronavirus, the nation seems to have naturally championed those who deserve our praise and, as Christine Webber suggests, filtered out those for whom we have diminishing respect
|22/03/2020|| Structure, helping others and doing a jigsaw will all help right now! |
Well you’ve survived a weekend of staying inside. But what now? Christine Webber offers some tips for how to get through this week
|09/03/2020|| Don’t worry be happy, seems to be the apt mantra right now |
Taking joy in the little things is the way to get through each day, says Christine Webber
|23/02/2020||Marriage on the rocks? Go back to the start and remember why you first fell in love |
Christine Webber says its best go back to basics and the start of your relationship if your marriage has gone a tad stale
|10/02/2020|| The importance of good friends and good health as we get older|
Having a good friend is not only vital to get you through life’s daily troubles but it will also enhance your health and possibly prolong your life, says Christine Webber
|30/01/2020|| Can we do anything to stop dementia? |
Christine Webber’s mother suffered from Alzheimer’s so she has more reason than most to investigate brain health
|12/01/2020|| How to say ‘no’ if you really have to |
Christine Webber says it pays to put yourself first when dealing with a difficult situation
|29/12/2019|| Be SMART and you really can achieve goals in 2020 |
Thinking of making a new year’s resolution? Be positive and realistic and you can get there, says Christine Webber
|15/12/2019|| How to this survive Christmas if you’re not exactly full of festive cheer |
Christmas can be a time some people want to avoid – but there are ways you can get through it without being down
|01/12/2019|| My two tips to make sure you never get old |
You can deal with getting older by staying fit and positive, says Christine Webber (aged 72 and three quarters)