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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 Stop Being a Worrier, No Matter What Happens in Your Life
7 months ago

How to Stop Being a Worrier, No Matter What Happens in Your Life

By  •  Mindset

Are you a worrier? There are a lot of us about. Perhaps especially as we get older. Personally, I’ve been a worrier all my life. There is so much to worry about! Read More

6 Ways to Stop the Noise of Constant Breaking News
8 months ago

6 Ways to Stop the Noise of Constant Breaking News

I’m a recovering news junkie. I used to start and end the day with a news program playing on television while I read a newspaper or news magazine. Read More

Do You Worry More Now that You Are in Your 60s?
8 months ago

Do You Worry More Now that You Are in Your 60s?

By  •  Mindset

I read recently that one of the first signs of Alzheimer’s is raised levels of anxiety. After a particularly stressful month, it started to resonate with me. Read More

5 Tips to Help You Relax at Any Time of the Year
10 months ago

5 Tips to Help You Relax at Any Time of the Year

These are five simple tips that I use regularly to help me unwind after a busy day. If you have trouble switching off after a long day at work or have trouble sleeping at night, feel free to try them for yourself. Read More

The Art of Moving Through a Difficult Time in Your 60s
10 months ago

The Art of Moving Through a Difficult Time in Your 60s

No matter how much we take care of our responsibilities, nurture our relationships and work hard to develop a number of Plan Bs, we still occasionally find ourselves in the midst of a difficult time. Read More

Reducing Stress in Your 60s: Capturing a Moment of Rest Through Music
11 months ago

Reducing Stress in Your 60s: Capturing a Moment of Rest Through Music

Have you ever been so tired that a stop light seemed like a blessing? You close your eyes for just a second and take a deep breath, trying to catch a wisp of the tiniest second – or maybe third wind? Read More

Switch Your Focus to Relieve Thanksgiving Stress
12 months ago

Switch Your Focus to Relieve Thanksgiving Stress

By  •  Family

Ah, Thanksgiving! A time of celebration, of gratitude and family get-togethers.

For some, getting together with extended family is a joyous tradition. For others, it’s joyous only some of the time. Not all family is created equal, however. Read More

Feeling Lost in Your 60s? Here Are 8 Tips to Get Back on Track
1 year ago

Feeling Lost in Your 60s? Here Are 8 Tips to Get Back on Track

Do you ever feel a bit lost? Are there days when you lose your sparkle and question who you are and what you’re doing? Do you sometimes feel irrelevant and that you don’t have much to look forward to? It’s so easy sometimes to get stuck in a negative spiral, isn’t it? Read More

The Art of Managing Anxiety in Uncertain Times
1 year ago

The Art of Managing Anxiety in Uncertain Times

These are uncertain and anxious times. I can’t help but think more of us are anxious and tense than in previous years: I know my friends and I are. So what to do about that anxiety, especially if it’s multiplied? Read More

Should We Reveal Vulnerability and Depression to Our Children and Grandchildren?
1 year ago

Should We Reveal Vulnerability and Depression to Our Children and Grandchildren?

I’d like to talk about a difficult topic, depression – and what we may be teaching our children and grandchildren about revealing vulnerability. Or not teaching them. Read More