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Health and Fitness

Is healthy aging important to you? Are you interested in losing weight after 60? Let’s explore how fitness and gentle yoga for seniors can help!

Want to Lose Weight After 60? Ignore This Commonly Accepted Advice!
1 month ago

Want to Lose Weight After 60? Ignore This Commonly Accepted Advice!

Despite about one-third of Americans being overweight, there’s no shortage of diet advice available, especially on the Internet. Some of it is just plain bad. Some of it is completely outrageous. Read More

Saved by the Spinach! Leafy Greens Are Good for Brain Health, Study Says
1 month ago

Saved by the Spinach! Leafy Greens Are Good for Brain Health, Study Says

If there was one food that I hated as a little girl, it was spinach.

I don’t know if I really disliked the taste or just the fact that my mom said it was healthy. Or, maybe, I subconsciously resented the fact that they needed an entire cartoon to sell spinach to kids. How could something that adults pushed so hard actually taste good? Read More

Exploring the Potential Benefits of Magnificent Magnesium
1 month ago

Exploring the Potential Benefits of Magnificent Magnesium

I was deficient of magnesium, but not anymore. I take my supplements religiously every night just before bed – 400 mg of magnesium citrate for me. Read More

Hate the Gym? Here Are 9 Tips for Losing Weight after 60
1 month ago

Hate the Gym? Here Are 9 Tips for Losing Weight after 60

If there’s one thing that I have learned about losing weight after 60, it’s that staying in shape is a choice.

My conversations with hundreds of older women have taught me that, while it’s possible to be in the best shape of your life in your 60s or 70s, this won’t happen by accident. Read More

98-Year-Old Yogi Proves that Yoga for Seniors is Both Powerful and Beautiful
1 month ago

98-Year-Old Yogi Proves that Yoga for Seniors is Both Powerful and Beautiful

I’ve never been much of a fan girl. I had a mild crush on David Soul back in the day. Remember him from Starsky and Hutch? My father paid for me and my mum to go and hear him sing at the Birmingham Hippodrome. What a dish he was! But I never had pictures of pop stars up in my room like all my friends did. I was a more serious teen!
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Tidy Up Your Home to Free Your Mind from Stress and Anxiety
1 month ago

Tidy Up Your Home to Free Your Mind from Stress and Anxiety

Stress and anxiety are complex and have many causes. That said, while their causes are diverse, one common tread runs through both – a lack of a sense of control. When we feel out of control, we suffer.

On a practical level, we may worry about our inability to control an illness that we are facing or to manage our financial situation. We may even worry about our inability to control our own thoughts and emotions. Read More

How Muscle Building Exercises Help You to Lose Weight After 60
1 month ago

How Muscle Building Exercises Help You to Lose Weight After 60

If you read my article about metabolism, you recall that weight is determined not only by how much you eat, but also by how efficiently your body burns off calories. Read More

5 Tips for Preparing for Surgery or Another Serious Treatment
1 month ago

5 Tips for Preparing for Surgery or Another Serious Treatment

Waiting for surgery or another serious treatment is a scary time, especially when the outcome is uncertain.

It can feel very out of control. It can also be the perfect time to begin some new habits of self-care. This article is about how to make the best of the waiting time and to regain some of your sense of control. Read More

Discovering Hydrosols, Powerful Secret Ingredients for the Body and Home
1 month ago

Discovering Hydrosols, Powerful Secret Ingredients for the Body and Home

I receive poor marks when it comes to my “womanly” skills of make-up, cosmetics or special body products. My use of the word womanly is indeed tongue-in-cheek. I recognize it may have insulting overtones to women and dismisses many men who are quite knowledgeable on these subjects. Read More

Exercise for Over 60 Women: It’s Better if You Hate it!
1 month ago

Exercise for Over 60 Women: It’s Better if You Hate it!

I’ve always had a sneaking suspicion that some people were more “cut out” for exercise than others. At school there were those who loved Physical Education lessons and those who dreaded them. Read More