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Losing Weight After 60

Like many women, I have learned the hard way that losing weight after 60 is tricky. This doesn’t mean that it’s impossible. But, it does mean that it requires a solid commitment to exercise, healthy eating and stress relief.

How Being a “People Pleaser” Can Sabotage Your Weight Loss Efforts After 60
6 months ago

How Being a “People Pleaser” Can Sabotage Your Weight Loss Efforts After 60

If you feel like everyone’s walking all over you, taking what they need with little or no concern for your needs, you may have what I call ‘doormat energy’ – pleasing others at your own expense. Read More

Isn’t it Time for Boomers to Ditch Their Bathroom Scales?
6 months ago

Isn’t it Time for Boomers to Ditch Their Bathroom Scales?

Bathroom scales might be one of the biggest enemies for Boomers. Yes, I had one of them in my bathroom, and I instinctively stepped on it at least once each week after a morning shower to see whether my holiday eating habits took a significant toll on my weight. Read More

Trying to Lose Weight After 60? Here Are 3 Steps for Dealing with the Impulsive Urge to Eat
7 months ago

Trying to Lose Weight After 60? Here Are 3 Steps for Dealing with the Impulsive Urge to Eat

One of the biggest challenges for people trying to lose weight is what to do when they feel like eating but aren’t hungry. That’s the main reason people are overweight – because they don’t eat in response to their hunger and fullness signals. Read More

The Best Diet Advice You’ll Ever Receive After 60
7 months ago

The Best Diet Advice You’ll Ever Receive After 60

If you’re like most Americans, you probably made a New Year’s resolution to eat healthier or make some grand change to your diet. Read More

3 Reasons to Not Go on a Diet if You Want to Lose Weight After 60
7 months ago

3 Reasons to Not Go on a Diet if You Want to Lose Weight After 60

I attended a conference in December where Meryl Streep was asked what advice she would give the 11,000 attendees.

Without a moment’s hesitation she said, “Stop worrying about your weight. Women lose way too much of their energy worrying about their weight. They could be using that energy for far better things.” Read More

Let Go of the Heavy Luggage of Excess Weight After 50
8 months ago

Let Go of the Heavy Luggage of Excess Weight After 50

Do you remember the days before some brilliant innovator built a suitcase with wheels? I walked across three terminals with my luggage the other day and was so grateful for those wheels. Read More

4 Proven Ways to Get Rid of Belly Fat After Menopause
8 months ago

4 Proven Ways to Get Rid of Belly Fat After Menopause

It strikes without warning. One day you’re strolling along, thinking you’re finally getting the hang of this thing called ‘life,’ when – BAM! – it hits you as you try to zip up your pants. It’s a reminder that you are not yet done with every challenge.

Can you guess what ‘it’ is? Yup: belly fat. Read More

Is the Raw Food Diet Right for Women Over 60?
8 months ago

Is the Raw Food Diet Right for Women Over 60?

Does it ever seem like there is a trendy new diet being advertised every week? After a while, all of them even start to sound alike. Paleo, Keto, Vegan and others. Who even knows what these are? And more importantly, who knows for sure if they work? Read More

Don’t Just Lose Weight After 60! Keep It Off and Never Be Hungry
9 months ago

Don’t Just Lose Weight After 60! Keep It Off and Never Be Hungry

Weight loss diets are a big business in our country. There are so many books and diets on the market it could make your head swim. Read More

Your Circadian Clock May Be the Key to Weight Loss After 50
9 months ago

Your Circadian Clock May Be the Key to Weight Loss After 50

It seems that the brilliant researchers who study our circadian clock, that internal timekeeper, have tuned in to an important factor for weight management. It seems a blue light sensor in the retina measures ambient light level and sets the time to go to sleep and wake up every day. Read More

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