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About Penelope Jane Whiteley

Penelope Whiteley is a coach and mentor. Her lifestyle blog for women over 50 focuses on beauty, fitness & fashion and travel for the solo woman, as well as lifestyle and anti-aging: http://www.penelopewhiteley.com
Latest Posts | By Penelope Jane Whiteley
Does Looking for Work After 60 Make You Ask, “What’s Wrong with Me?”
2 weeks ago

Does Looking for Work After 60 Make You Ask, “What’s Wrong with Me?”

Of course, the answer is, “Nothing.” There is nothing wrong with me just as there is nothing wrong with you – in case you were wondering. However, I am in the age group considered to be old and undesirable for employment. Read More

4 Simple Things You Can Do to Make New Friends When Travelling After 60
2 months ago

4 Simple Things You Can Do to Make New Friends When Travelling After 60

As we age, we often find it harder to make friends. Many of the friends we still have are those we made as children, teenagers, or as adults with small children. Read More

2 Surprising Tips for Caring for Your Hair in Your 50s and 60s
3 months ago

2 Surprising Tips for Caring for Your Hair in Your 50s and 60s

Over the decades, our hair, like our skin, suffers a sea-change. I’m not just talking about the trials and tribulations sometimes associated with going grey – his is covered in depth in my book Grey Hair & You. Read More

8 Things to Remember as We Age and Come to Terms with Hormonal Changes
5 months ago

8 Things to Remember as We Age and Come to Terms with Hormonal Changes

Over the years, I have discovered there are certain pieces of common sense that apply to our weight and overall health. Read More

8 Hair Color for Older Women Mistakes… And How to Fix Them!
7 months ago

8 Hair Color for Older Women Mistakes… And How to Fix Them!

You know it when it happens because you start to look washed out and tired – your hair color isn’t working. To say it isn’t flattering is probably an understatement. Are the things you’re doing to hide the grey hairs aging you? That’s not the way it’s supposed to be. Read More

Expect a Miracle When Attempting a Mid-Life Revival
9 months ago

Expect a Miracle When Attempting a Mid-Life Revival

Are you attempting a mid-life resuscitation? If like me, this includes starting a business. Have you ever woken up at three or four in the morning, usually from a disturbed sleep, to find your first thought is “What do I think I’m doing?” Read More

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Grey Hair
10 months ago

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Grey Hair

Having finished my book Grey Hair & You – and seen it released on Amazon and distributed in various book stores – I came to the realisation that the greatest prejudice against grey hair in women comes from women themselves. Read More

Exploring the Many Benefits of Exercise for Arthritis
10 months ago

Exploring the Many Benefits of Exercise for Arthritis

We all know regular exercise is beneficial: mentally, physically and emotionally. We also know it can be hard to motivate ourselves sometimes, especially if we are dealing with the pain of osteoarthritis. Read More

Age Appropriate Dressing? 4 Creative Ways to Bring Your Personal Style to Life After 50
12 months ago

Age Appropriate Dressing? 4 Creative Ways to Bring Your Personal Style to Life After 50

There is a lot of information in books, magazines, blogs, online and on TV, on how to look more youthful and improve your sense of style. I have noticed that overall, they seem to cut off at 50. Read More

What Are the Best Ways to Cover Thinning Hair? We Have Answers!
12 months ago

What Are the Best Ways to Cover Thinning Hair? We Have Answers!

Thinning hair and hair loss can be a devastating problem as we move on in years. I was reminded of this earlier today when talking to a lady at the station.

“Your hair looks lovely,” I said. The reply was, “Oh, it’s dreadful; it’s so thin now.” She then regaled me with her morning routine which sounded exhausting – but her hair did look nice. Read More

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