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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.

Exploring the Surprising Benefits of Essential Oils for Your Mind
7 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!
9 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
10 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
10 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)
1 year 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

How to Complain Without the Pain – Avoiding Bad Service and Unnecessary Drama
1 year ago

How to Complain Without the Pain – Avoiding Bad Service and Unnecessary Drama

We’ve all been there. We make a purchase, only to find out that the item is defective. Or, the merchandise that we order never arrives. At times, the product isn’t the problem. Instead, really horrible service ruins a long-anticipated celebration. What’s the next step? Read More

How Mindfulness Can Help with Healthy Aging
1 year ago

How Mindfulness Can Help with Healthy Aging

Recently, I came home to find my 23-year-old son sitting in our backyard with his eyes closed, legs crossed – meditating. Read More

Dealing with Depression Doesn’t Mean You’re Crazy
1 year ago

Dealing with Depression Doesn’t Mean You’re Crazy

If you have read Six Lessons My Mother Taught Me about Aging Well, you will remember that my mother did NOT age well! And one of the areas that created a lot of havoc in her life was her mental health. She became consumed by a total loss of enjoyment in everything around her. Read More

The Art of Dealing with Disappointment After 60
1 year ago

The Art of Dealing with Disappointment After 60

We all experience disappointment. Whether it’s caused by broken promises, health issues, financial distress, or by family arguments, disappointment is a regular visitor. Read More