For many years, I suffered pain in my joints, insomnia and bouts of gastric distress. I was overweight and stressed.
I talked to my doctor about my pain and symptoms, and her response was, “Lois, you’re getting older. It’s osteoarthritis. And people start to sleep less as they get older. Get more exercise. It might help.”
When I start working with a woman who wants to lose weight, I always ask her why. What will be different when you reach your weight goal?
Most of us at this stage in life are living in a downsized family. That is, it’s usually just us or perhaps us and a spouse or significant other. But have you noticed that many food ingredients, recipes and even baking pans are sized for many more diners? This can make adopting healthy eating habits difficult.
“You have to meet Miss Fiona!” my friend gushed, knowing my passion for celebrating dynamic, thriving seniors. “She’s truly amazing!”
If you look at the landscape of American advertising, it’s easy to see what ails us. Commercials paint an unflattering picture of our collective health.
Sleep is a mysterious process.
For hours a day, we are whisked away to a magical world, fueled by our subconscious. As a result, we have a tendency to think of sleep as being out of our control.
Welcome to another installment of how to live like a millionaire on a retirement budget.
The recipe ideas I want to share with you are served at the finest restaurants for hefty prices. They may not even be that good either, because as we know, money and quality don’t always add up.
Could something as simple as doing breathing exercises help you to get more from life after 60? The answer is almost certainly yes!
For most of our lives, we have a tendency to take our bodies for granted. In our 20s and 30s, we barely even notice that it is there – or, at the very least we don’t appreciate it as much as we should!
Keeping off extra pounds is a constant battle for most post-menopausal women. No matter what type of diet we follow – vegetarian, vegan, paleo, gluten-free – the challenge of warding off those unwanted pounds remains. The secret to overcoming this challenge lies in our daily habits and behaviors.