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 week ago

Personality Tests: Time to Get Personal!

Personality tests are just plain fun for some of us! We like learning about what makes us tick. By design, these tests reveal character traits in a variety of settings. They are a means to identify one’s emotional makeup, motivators, preferences, and interests…

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2 months ago

One Year Later, The Road Ahead: I Just Retired

My first post-retirement article, “The Road Ahead: I Just Retired,” captured my mindset once the dust settled. It’s a good starting point to reflect on my first year of retirement. Looking at reality vs. expectations, the unexpected, and where my thoughts…

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3 months ago

Are You Taking Care of Your Brain Health?

Various polls of seniors rank the fear of receiving an Alzheimer’s diagnosis right under the fear of being diagnosed with cancer. For some, the fear of Alzheimer’s is equal to or greater than that of a cancer diagnosis…

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4 months ago

Are You Adventurous?

I’m certain the desire for adventure has been rooted deeply within me since childhood. This, coming from a person who equally craves a sense of safety and security! While the two may seem incompatible, in my experience they are not…

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4 months ago

Fabulous Ways to Celebrate Fall!

I have a deeply rooted love affair with fall. Even as a little girl, I sensed something magical about the season. Jumping into raked piles of leaves in our yard was a favorite activity. On Halloween, my best friend and I trick-or-treated door to door…

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5 months ago

A City Girl’s 1st RV Experience

Some folks in the small community where I reside have referred to me as a “city girl” though I’m not from a large hometown. I confess to enjoying shopping, eating out, movies, nice hotels and other conveniences. I also love the country…

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7 months ago

Have You Written an Emotional Will?

Part of the aging process includes handling practical matters such as ensuring one’s affairs are in order. If you’ve not already done so, in the future you’ll most likely prepare a “Will” directing distribution of your assets and personal effects…

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7 months ago

Liberate Yourself from the Cage Wide-Open!

Do you find it easier to sit on the perch, viewing and interacting with the world through the safety of your cage? Is it easier for you to nest within your comfort zone or tolerate your discomfort rather than taking a reasonable risk…

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8 months ago

Do You Still Experience Mom Guilt?

A recent visit to my daughter’s home and the celebration of Mother’s Day struck a nerve in me. I felt sad (as I have at times before) and wished I had been a better mom to my two daughters. Especially now, as I observe my first-born parenting…

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10 months 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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