Elise Christian works at Rest Less UK: a place dedicated to inspiring and empowering people over 50 to make the most of the next chapter of their lives. You can find her on restless.co.uk

Latest Posts By Elise Christian

1 month ago

Why Redundancy Can Be a Blessing in Disguise

Being made redundant can be difficult financially and emotionally. Some people may experience feelings of grief and loss, and worry about where to turn next. It’s also normal to feel a loss of control, which can be unsettling…

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3 months ago

How to Move Past Guilt and Forgive Yourself

Guilt is something that nearly all of us struggle with at one time or another. Sometimes in small ways – but other times, feelings of guilt can be so strong that they can become debilitating. There are endless reasons why we can feel guilty about something…

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5 months ago

5 Career Change Ideas That Involve Working with Animals

If you’re looking to make a career change in your 60s, then it can help to start by considering what you’re passionate about. For an animal lover, getting to spend all day hanging out with a bunch of furry friends…

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5 months ago

5 Unique and Beautiful Houseplants to Cheer Up Your Home

Research shows that houseplants can improve concentration and productivity. They can also reduce stress and anxiety and have a mood-boosting effect. So, it’s perhaps unsurprising that many people who start off by caring for a single houseplant, often…

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7 months ago

6 Tips for Tackling Winter Blues

The seasons can have a bigger impact on our mental health than we may realise. So, if you’ve found yourself struggling with a low mood and lack of motivation since the nights have started drawing in, then you’re certainly not alone…

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9 months ago

3 Tips to Help You Silence Your Inner Critic and Start Believing in Yourself

Being our own worst enemy is something that we’ve all been guilty of from time to time. Perhaps you’ve put off applying for a job role because you believe you aren’t good enough. Or maybe you’ve avoided going to social events due to fear…

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11 months ago

Finding Yourself: 5 Steps Towards Self-Discovery

There’s no relationship more important than the one that we have with ourselves. And taking the time to really hone that relationship and get comfortable in our own skin can be a huge step towards learning to trust ourselves, finding true happiness…

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1 year ago

6 Ways to Break Out of Your Comfort Zone and Encourage Personal Growth

A comfort zone is a safe, familiar place where risk and fear of the unknown are minimised. It’s easy to become comfortable enough in this secure zone that taking steps outside of it can feel daunting and might initially bring on feelings of fear or anxiety…

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1 year ago

Are You Emotionally Ready to Retire? Here Are 5 Questions to Help You Decide

If you’re thinking about retiring in the next few months or years, then chances are, there will be a number of different factors affecting your decision. As well as considerations about how retirement will affect health and happiness; it’s also now necessary to take into account…

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1 year ago

4 Ways to Find Inspiration During Difficult Times

The past year has taken its toll on our mental and physical health – as well as affecting our relationships and our finances. This has left the majority of us hoping for clear signs that 2021 will be the year when we’ll finally see the light at the end…

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