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Continuing to Push Through Anxiety After 50

By Leslie Moon May 02, 2022

There has not been a day in my life where I have not woken up to some level of anxiety since I was five years old. I’m 60. There are varying levels of it, depending on what’s going on in my life or what might be on the schedule for that particular…

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Coping with Anxiety, Distress, Depression Caused by a Life-limiting Disease or Chronic Condition

By Trish Duke March 29, 2022

Being diagnosed with a disease or condition that could change your life (and those close to you), often sends you on a rollercoaster of emotions. Usually, shock is the first hit along with fear and bewilderment…

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9 Ways to Reduce Anxiety and Fear About the Transition to Retirement

By Stan Corey March 14, 2022

I have been dealing with the topic of the transition to retirement for the past 25 years. I have come to the conclusion that retirement is not about an age or an amount of money; it is about when work – earning an income – becomes optional!

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7 Things You Can Do When Experiencing Moments of Vulnerability and Anxiety

By Becki Cohn-Vargas March 02, 2022

Recently, a friend told me about feeling increased anxiety. She had had a kidney transplant over 20 years ago, but, now in her 60s, she finds herself getting very upset with any new physical symptom…

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4 Ways to Reduce Divorce Anxiety if You Are in Your 50s, 60s or Better

By Martha Bodyfelt August 26, 2021

No matter where you are in the divorce process, anxiety is unavoidable. You know the feeling all too well. Stress and fear of the unknown. The loss of control of the life we thought we knew. It’s normal to panic, but that doesn’t mean you have to go through…

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Anxiety Speaks Softly and Carries a Big Stick

By Liz Kitchens August 02, 2021

Unwelcome visitors have a tendency to pop in at the most inopportune and unexpected times. The telephone is just such an intruder, its shrill ring interrupting sacred downtime. Back when we were still tethered to landlines, sans caller ID…

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Anxiety and Older Adults

By Koob Moua April 08, 2021

We’ve all experienced anxiety in our lives that have been brought on by different situations. Perhaps you asked your manager for some time off work on short notice. What was that experience like? You may have noticed several rehearsed hypothetical scenarios racing through your mind, your heart beats probably felt much more sensitive, and your […]

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How to Fight Back Against Retirement Anxiety and Find Your True Self

By Ginny McReynolds April 03, 2021

I’m the first of my close friends to retire – by a long shot. In fact, even among my work friends, most of them still have another five years to go. Then they can turn off the alarm clock and plan their days to their liking. If they’re like me though, they may be surprised…

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Could Increasing Antioxidants Decrease Your Anxiety?

By Mike Pukanic January 27, 2021

As many countries around the globe enter a second (or even third) phase of Covid-19 restrictions and lockdowns, many of us are asking how we will cope, mentally and physically, this time around. We know that for many people…

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How to Manage Pandemic Anxiety to Avoid Weight Gain and Stress

By Shari Broder August 15, 2020

Have you been experiencing surges of anxiety pretty much daily since the pandemic started? Or maybe you’re feeling a low level buzz of stress. Your brain may be swirling with all kinds of “what ifs” that you can’t answer…

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