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Getting Older

Getting older isn’t a popular concept. There are so many aging stereotypes and myths, that many of us grow up fearing our 50th or 60th birthdays. In reality, getting older can be a blessing. For starters, the older you get, the better you know yourself. In addition, you finally have the time to explore your passions. Let’s explore and celebrate the aging process together!

9 Herbs and Spices that Can Add Excitement to Your Life After 60
6 months ago

9 Herbs and Spices that Can Add Excitement to Your Life After 60

I recently came across a quote which stated that “aging can be fun if you lay back and enjoy it.” I thought about it for a while and concluded how wrong this thinking is. Read More

4 Hidden Truths About Aging That Could Be Hurting Your Potential
6 months ago

4 Hidden Truths About Aging That Could Be Hurting Your Potential

By  •  Mindset

Afraid of the aging process?

Aging is certainly not glamorized in the media and there’s even some ageism ingrained in our pop culture, so don’t fret if you are indeed afraid. You’re not alone. Read More

Are You Looking Back or Living Forward in Your 60s?
6 months ago

Are You Looking Back or Living Forward in Your 60s?

Conflict is a part of life. Few of us live without it. But what if conflicts from your past are interfering with your moving forward?

Conflict is never an easy thing to deal with, but old, deeply rooted disagreements can really affect your body, mind and spirit. Read More

Square Pegs in a Round World: Embracing Your Authentic Self as You Age
7 months ago

Square Pegs in a Round World: Embracing Your Authentic Self as You Age

As someone who has spent her entire life on the peripheral, I know all about being a square peg in a round world. As a once attractive young woman who desperately wanted to fit in, I would never have thought to say anything that ran contrary to popular opinion. Read More

Dear Santa, Here Are the Gifts That Older Women Really Want
7 months ago

Dear Santa, Here Are the Gifts That Older Women Really Want

By  •  Family

In the spirit of the holidays, I call out to individuals 55 and over to share your wish list with Santa. Not the kind of Christmas wishes and dreams we typically hope to receive from relatives and friends. Read More

Living with Chronic Illness? A New Christmas Tree Mindset Approach Helps to Age Well Regardless
7 months ago

Living with Chronic Illness? A New Christmas Tree Mindset Approach Helps to Age Well Regardless

By  •  Mindset

Have your Christmas tree traditions changed over the years? Many of my friends have opted for artificial trees for ease and cost. This, at first, does make sense since they use the artificial trees year after year. Read More

My Awkward Aging Story: How Denial Played a Trick on Me
8 months ago

My Awkward Aging Story: How Denial Played a Trick on Me

I hate to brag, but I consider myself a world-class thrifter and consignment shop guru. It’s all I can do to contain myself when a psychotherapy client tells me about their thrifting adventures – I want to trade stories of our conquests and even run up to my closet for a quick show and tell. Read More

The Power of Perspective in the Life of a 60-Plus Year Old Woman
9 months ago

The Power of Perspective in the Life of a 60-Plus Year Old Woman

By  •  Mindset

Early this morning, I woke up in Washington DC, where I’m going to be delivering a speech in the late afternoon. I’m sitting at my desk in the sweet early hours, my workout gear on, ready to head out to the first floor where I know the gym is located. Read More

Coping with Our 60-Plus Year-Old Bodies – Is It Even Possible?
9 months ago

Coping with Our 60-Plus Year-Old Bodies – Is It Even Possible?

When my son, now in his late 30s, was about five years old, he made a remark that has stayed with me ever since. He had gone through a stage, thankfully brief, when he would pee unexpectedly, leaving a small visible stain on his trousers. Read More

How to Have More Energy After 60… According to Toddlers
9 months ago

How to Have More Energy After 60… According to Toddlers

I often hear grandparents say, “I love spending time with the toddler grands but am glad to give them back to their parents at the end of the day. I’m exhausted, they have so much energy!” Read More