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About Noelle Nelson

Dr. Noelle Nelson is a psychologist, consultant and speaker. She is passionate about personal growth and happiness. She’s authored over a dozen books including "Happy Healthy... Dead: Why What You Think You Know About Aging Is Wrong and How To Get It Right." Please visit Noelle’s website at http://www.noellenelson.com and on Facebook at @MeetTheAmazings.
Latest Posts | By Noelle Nelson
How Unusual Is Your New Year’s Resolution and Does It Involve Laughter?
2 weeks ago

How Unusual Is Your New Year’s Resolution and Does It Involve Laughter?

By  •  Mindset

We are off to a new year, with our hopes, our fears, our dreams, and, of course – our resolutions. Along with the usual goals of weight loss/gain, exercise enhancement, being a better parent/spouse/colleague…
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Don’t Let Regrets Keep You from Enjoying the Holidays
2 months ago

Don’t Let Regrets Keep You from Enjoying the Holidays

By  •  Mindset

As the holiday season is upon us – with friends and families making plans to get together, stores filled to the rafters with gifts to give to loved ones, airports and train-stations jammed with travelers hurrying to their joyful destinations…
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How to Keep Stress from Ruining Your Family Holiday Gathering
3 months ago

How to Keep Stress from Ruining Your Family Holiday Gathering

By  •  Family

Whether you are celebrating Thanksgiving, Hanukah, Kwanza, or Christmas, the holidays will soon be upon us, spreading a message of peace and love around the world. It’s a truly uplifting and inspiring time of year…
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The Exercise-Memory Connection We Can’t Ignore as 60 Comes and Goes
4 months ago

The Exercise-Memory Connection We Can’t Ignore as 60 Comes and Goes

The other day, I was having a particularly enthusiastic conversation with a dear friend in his 70s over his latest short story. An avid writer, he delighted in sharing with me how his main character was developing…
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Could 60 Be the Best Time to Rethink How We Handle Stress? Yes – Here’s Why!
4 months ago

Could 60 Be the Best Time to Rethink How We Handle Stress? Yes – Here’s Why!

By  •  Mindset

Women are different from men physically, mentally and emotionally – that’s no big surprise. We know it from personal experience, which science has then supported over many years…

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How to Beat the “I Don’t Wannas” and Find a Sense of Purpose After 60
5 months ago

How to Beat the “I Don’t Wannas” and Find a Sense of Purpose After 60

By  •  Mindset

Ever have a case of the “I don’t wannas”?

Mine usually hit when it’s a grey and gloomy morning. The last thing I want to do is my series of morning exercises and stretches when it’s drab and dreary. Just the thought of strapping on my ankle and wrist weights is enough to send me burrowing back down into those nice comfy covers. Read More

Being Conscientious: A Forgotten Key to Happiness and Longevity
5 months ago

Being Conscientious: A Forgotten Key to Happiness and Longevity

By  •  Mindset

We’ve learned a lot about what improves both the quality of our lives in our senior years as well as our longevity. Healthy eating habits, exercise, and an optimistic attitude are among the front-runners according to science. ..
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#1 Reason Why Older Women Should Care About Finding Their Purpose and Passion
6 months ago

#1 Reason Why Older Women Should Care About Finding Their Purpose and Passion

By  •  Mindset

What gets you out of bed in the morning? Do you do it because you “have” to, as in, it’s what one does, or is it because you can’t wait to return to something you absolutely love to do? Read More

If You Think You Can, You Can – and Your 6+ Decades Can’t Stop You!
7 months ago

If You Think You Can, You Can – and Your 6+ Decades Can’t Stop You!

By  •  Mindset

A couple of my friends decided to take up tennis recently. They’re both in their mid-60s, neither of them particularly athletic, both in decent health. Tennis seemed like a fun activity that would get them out in the fresh air…
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Has Your Age Become an Excuse for Not Really Living? Here’s What to Do!
7 months ago

Has Your Age Become an Excuse for Not Really Living? Here’s What to Do!

By  •  Mindset

My car has a feature which I find totally annoying. When I’m close to what the ‘powers-that-be’ determined is my next required maintenance, a little box pops up on the dash-screen announcing “Maintenance required soon!” and stays on until I’ve acceded to its request. Read More