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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 to Beat the “I Don’t Wannas” and Find a Sense of Purpose After 60
4 days 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
1 week 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
4 weeks 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!
2 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!
2 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

Happiness: the Key to Good Health in the Years of Maturity
2 months ago

Happiness: the Key to Good Health in the Years of Maturity

By  •  Mindset

Last week I had lunch with a dear friend who later texted me, apologizing for having spent most of our time together moaning and groaning about various things going on in her life. She hoped she hadn’t been a drain on me…
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Discard Negative Thoughts that Sabotage Your Life – Embrace a Positive Mindset Instead!
4 months ago

Discard Negative Thoughts that Sabotage Your Life – Embrace a Positive Mindset Instead!

By  •  Mindset

The dictionary defines sabotage as an attempt to deliberately destroy, damage, or otherwise obstruct something. When we sabotage ourselves, it’s often sneaky and can go virtually un-detected until we realize…
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How to Stop Complaining So That You Can Get More from Life After 60
4 months ago

How to Stop Complaining So That You Can Get More from Life After 60

By  •  Mindset

Once, a friend of mine asked me, “What are you giving up for Lent?” And although I’m not Catholic, I liked the idea of giving up something that doesn’t fit with who I want to be, so I had a ready answer for her. Read More

Happy Brain, Healthy Heart = Happy Heart, Healthy Brain
5 months ago

Happy Brain, Healthy Heart = Happy Heart, Healthy Brain

“You have to meet Miss Fiona!” my friend gushed, knowing my passion for celebrating dynamic, thriving seniors. “She’s truly amazing!” Read More

Don’t Wait for Happiness to Find You: Invest in Finding It for Yourself!
6 months ago

Don’t Wait for Happiness to Find You: Invest in Finding It for Yourself!

By  •  Mindset

Happiness is more than a feel-good emotion. Happiness, science is discovering, is actually surprisingly beneficial to our health and longevity. Read More