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Addressing Emotional Eating with Mindfulness, Awareness and Compassion

By Marion Holt July 29, 2023

Emotional eating, the tendency to use food as a coping mechanism for emotional distress, can disrupt our relationship with food and hinder our overall well-being. However, mindfulness, a practice that cultivates present-moment…

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5 Ways to Raise More Compassionate Grandchildren

By Diane Lansing October 18, 2022

We all hope to see our grandchildren grow up to be happy, healthy, productive and compassionate adults. The part about compassion becomes a huge challenge in today’s world where media frequently spews out negativity and prods us to criticise others…

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Self-Compassion and The Art of Success

By Noelle Nelson April 02, 2021

Self-compassion. An odd term, perhaps, but a necessary one. We are too often willing to show compassion for others, but reluctant to express the same compassion for ourselves. We readily confuse self-compassion with a “woe is me” attitude, license to indulge…

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A Compassionate Christmas from One Generation to the Next

By Christine Field December 15, 2018

Do you want Christmas to be more than the dazzle of gifts and tinsel, either for yourself, or your child or grandchild? Read More

How to Develop the 3 Most Important Types of Compassion

By Becki Cohn-Vargas February 21, 2016

“The cultivation of compassion is no longer a luxury, but a necessity, if our species is to survive.” – The Dalai Lama

In the first part of this blog, I shared several research studies that point to a compassionate lifestyle as a path to health and happiness. In this blog, I will share what I am learning at the Compassion in Education Working Group about cultivating and practicing the compassionate lifestyle. Read More

Do You Need to Live Like a Mature Woman After 60?

By Susan Tereba April 10, 2024

When I was in my 30s, an older friend told me that I hadn’t suffered enough to really be compassionate and understanding with someone else. At the time, that comment hurt, but now, decades later, I understand what she meant…

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Embrace Your Authentic Self: Living with Purpose

By Diane Bruno April 09, 2024

In a world filled with pressures to conform and fit into predefined molds, it’s easy to lose sight of our true selves. We often find ourselves wearing masks to meet societal expectations or to gain approval from others. However, the path to fulfillment lies…

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7 Steps to Help You Deal with Anger After 60

By Sally Fox April 08, 2024

Anger is natural, but when it builds up in us, it can be incapacitating, causing us to lash out at others, or lash out at ourselves and lead to depression. When anger threatens to overwhelm your day, here’s a way you can shift your mood…

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Yes, I Am Anti Anti-Ageing

By Patsy Trench April 06, 2024

It’s almost impossible nowadays to buy a face cream that isn’t ‘anti-ageing’. “Proven to reduce the effect of wrinkles” is a slogan that is not only meaningless and impossible to prove, it’s a direct onslaught on the totally natural effects of living…

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How to Best Nourish Your Mind: Nutrition and Mental Health in Women Over 60

By Joan Senio April 06, 2024

It’s no secret that what we eat has a direct impact on our overall health and well-being throughout our lives. Healthy choices help our bodies to function well, and also help us to fight disease. What is less well known? What we eat becomes…

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