Cindy Boatman is passionate about personal development and maintaining quality of life in the aging process. She loves sharing her research and insights with others. Cindy has successfully completed a 200-hour yoga teacher training certification program, and loves nature, hiking, traveling and spending time with family and friends. Writing is her creative outlet.

Latest Posts By Cindy Boatman

1 month ago

The Scoop on Afternoon Naps for Women Over 60

Spring has sprung, and we are replacing our winter’s rest with renewed energy and activity. So why am I thinking about naps? Turns out I didn’t sleep well last night, and I thought a short afternoon nap might restore my sleep deficit. But is that true?

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2 months ago

Strong Roots for a Strong You

I find myself drawn to big and mighty trees whose branches extend wide in all directions. I can sit for long periods of time, staring at their majesty and absorbing their beauty, strength and energy. It feels like communing directly with God…

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3 months ago

Later-Life Sex! Let’s Go There!

I’m a little curious about your thoughts and experiences regarding later-life sex. Practical stuff, like how often do you want it vs. how often you indulge? What positions do you find most accommodating to your body? On a scale of 1 to 10 with 10…

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3 months ago

Warning! Yoga May Release a River of Tears!

A yoga practice can provide many benefits, but I don’t know of anyone who joined a yoga class for the purpose of triggering a “good cry.” Not all yogis experience emotional tears, but if you do, it’s ok. Yoga class and your practice should be a safe space…

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4 months ago

Are You a Carrot, an Egg, or a Cup of Coffee?

Perhaps you’ve heard or read a version of the story related to the title of this article. In the story, a dejected daughter tells her mother how difficult her life is with one problem after another, and how she just wants to give up. The mother takes her daughter…

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4 months ago

The Road Ahead: I Just Retired!

My life has been a whirlwind of activity in the months following my public announcement that I would be retiring, including navigating the Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s holidays. My last day of work was the 17th of December, which happened…

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5 months ago

Breathing Through December

Well, it’s here! That activity packed month of the year associated with the celebration of Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa and other occasions around the globe. In my homecourt, time is traditionally spent decorating, shopping for gifts, attending holiday…

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6 months ago

How to Bravely Face the Stranger in the Mirror

I think someone must have replaced my mirror with one of those funhouse mirrors. You know, the ones that distort your reflection into all sorts of odd configurations? The only problem is that it’s not that funny! Some days I find myself struggling…

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7 months ago

Is Your Control Freak in Full Costume This Halloween?

‘Tis the season of ghosts, ghouls, goblins and freaks, but are you wearing your control freak mask year-round? There are those of us who struggle with varying degrees of that need and/or obsession to exercise control over ourselves and others…

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