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Reducing Stress

Many of us think of stress as a minor annoyance. It is something that feels inevitable. In reality, reducing stress is not only possible – it is essential to health and happiness after 60.

How to Calm Yourself Down When You’re Surrounded by Other People
1 week ago

How to Calm Yourself Down When You’re Surrounded by Other People

We’ve all been there; suddenly stressed and needing a few minutes to calm down. But it is not easy, to find “space” for a time out when you’re with a group of people. This is especially true if you don’t want those around you to realize you are in an agitated state. Read More

4 Tips for Managing the Difficult Conversations that We Face After 60
2 weeks ago

4 Tips for Managing the Difficult Conversations that We Face After 60

Whether we need to tell our adult children that we’ve started dating, or our best friend confides in us that she has been diagnosed with cancer, we often find ourselves in the midst of a difficult conversation. Read More

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

5 Simple Tips for Managing Your Emotions
2 months ago

5 Simple Tips for Managing Your Emotions

By  •  Mindset

Being an emotional person can be both a blessing and a curse. I know this from first-hand experience. So does my family! Read More

Soulful Medicine: How to Reduce Stress Through Meditation
2 months ago

Soulful Medicine: How to Reduce Stress Through Meditation

Let’s face it. We’d rather be “on.” We’d rather have that edge where we feel connected and that everything is going with the flow. But life isn’t like that, is it? Read More

Exploring the Surprising Benefits of Essential Oils for Your Mind
3 months ago

Exploring the Surprising Benefits of Essential Oils for Your Mind

Essential oils have garnered a lot of attention lately for their powerful health benefits. You may have come across essential oils being sold in shopping centers, and thought, “Well, they smell good, but do they really have any powers beyond that, or is this just another health fad?” Read More

Looking for New Ways to Relax? These 42 Boomer Women Have Some Amazing Ideas!
5 months ago

Looking for New Ways to Relax? These 42 Boomer Women Have Some Amazing Ideas!

Are you looking for some new ways to relax? I am! You know, one of the stereotypes about getting older is that the older we get the less active we become. Well, I don’t know about you, but, I am busier than ever!

I may have left my corporate career behind, but, I am managing my own business, following my passions, helping my family, volunteering, exploring, learning and growing. If anything, it feels like I need to find more time to relax. Read More

5 Ways to Dramatically Reduce Stress and Find Balance in Life After 60
7 months ago

5 Ways to Dramatically Reduce Stress and Find Balance in Life After 60

I’ve spent a lifetime aging. And, if you are part of the boomer generation, you know what I mean.

Sometimes the decades go by and you wake up and you’re 64! How did that happen? Where did the time go? Read More

10 Ways to Reduce Stress From a Political News Junkie
7 months ago

10 Ways to Reduce Stress From a Political News Junkie

OK, I did it to myself. I am kind of a news junkie. I like politics and I keep up on current events. Now I am going on a diet – a news diet – because this election season is stickier than pine pitch on a dog. Read More

Is the Female Midlife Crisis Still a Reality for Women Over 60? (Video)
10 months ago

Is the Female Midlife Crisis Still a Reality for Women Over 60? (Video)

Why would I bring up the female midlife crisis on a website for women over 60? Isn’t a midlife crisis something that happens to us in our 40s? Also, aren’t men the ones who typically suffer from this? Read More