The Lifestyle Concept

Tracey’s Fun Guide to a Music Festival

This year I went to Standon Calling with my friend Helen Baxter.  We ‘do’ a festival every year and this year we chose Hertfordshire and Nile Rodgers, Lewis Capaldi, Fleetmac Wood, Friendly Fires and the Boogie wonderland band! This blog shares a kind of day by day agenda so you know what you may be […]

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Ageing & Menopause – How to not give in

In 2014, I made a conscious decision. I was one year off 50 and officially in my menopause. It was time to re-evaluate my life. Did I want to continue as I was, or did I want to get to grips with my thoughts, my body, and my life? At that moment, I decided I […]

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The Importance Of Reflection

In the last few years of my life, I have spent much of my time reflecting on what happened in the past and how to best move forward in the future, with my learnings intact, and it got me thinking about the importance of reflection. I have gone deeper into myself than I could ever […]

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Boscombe rules

BOSCOMBE RULES As some of you know, I live in Boscombe. Sometimes, depending on whom I am talking to, I say I live by Boscombe Chine Gardens. If I mention Knyveton Road, everyone reminds me it used to be full of prostitutes! I don’t think it’s actually changed, oh dear. But here is my take […]

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Are you really happy?

University Delight It turns out there’s a couple of media students at Bournemouth University who are enjoying The Lifestyle Concept and all that I have to say! In fact so much so, that I’ve been interviewed not once, but twice by the students for their course work. Both are doing a Degree in Journalism and […]

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Dementia and how we can look out for others

I’m not sure if any of you have been watching the amazing programme with Vicky McClure which has recently been aired on BBC1. It’s amazing how impactful music is on the lives of those living with Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, in particular how they remember the lyrics of a song and are much happier when […]

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