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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
Your Headline: “Victim/Martyr” or “Happy Person”?
6 days ago

Your Headline: “Victim/Martyr” or “Happy Person”?

By  •  Mindset

What headline will you write for yourself today? In other words, how will you characterize your experience of this day? As an interesting one: uplifting, satisfying, productive? Or as a depressing one: unhappy, woeful, disappointing…
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H.O.P.E. – Have Only Positive Expectations
1 month ago

H.O.P.E. – Have Only Positive Expectations

By  •  Mindset

H.O.P.E. is the only thing that can lift our hearts and minds out of the despair that often spells an end to innovation and progress and to movement forward. Hope is precisely what we need to restore our world to health, be it physical, mental…
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Name It and Claim It – How Gratitude Can Boost Your Life
2 months ago

Name It and Claim It – How Gratitude Can Boost Your Life

There’s a concept in psychology that can be readily summed up with, “Name it and claim it.” In a nutshell, it says that once you figure out the emotion that lies beneath your frustration, pain or anger, as in “name it,” you can then deal…
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The True Worth of Appreciation Over the Holidays
3 months ago

The True Worth of Appreciation Over the Holidays

Traditionally, the holidays are a time of joy, of exuberance, of family get-togethers. However, it looks like the global pandemic will weigh heavy on this year’s holidays. If anything, restrictions are getting stricter for many, and joy is far…
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When Injury Strikes After 60, Will You Give Up or Get Going?
4 months ago

When Injury Strikes After 60, Will You Give Up or Get Going?

My knee hurts. I don’t know what awkward dance move I made to stress the darn thing, but the bottom line is – it hurts. As I tape it up before going to sleep, I grumble about it, which, of course, does no good whatsoever…
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The “Three Things!” Approach to Exceptional Longevity
5 months ago

The “Three Things!” Approach to Exceptional Longevity

By  •  Mindset

It’s long been a truism of scientific research that optimists – people with a hopeful and positive outlook on life – are healthier, happier, and live longer. However, a recent study takes this finding one step further, stating that optimists…
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“Why Did I Walk Into This Room?” and Other Things We Forget After 60
6 months ago

“Why Did I Walk Into This Room?” and Other Things We Forget After 60

You know that awful moment when you’re standing in the middle of the living room, wondering, “Why am I here?” No, not the existential “Why am I here?” as in your reason for living, but the more ordinary “Why did I just walk into this room?” Read More

Let’s Ban the Term “Senior Moment”
6 months ago

Let’s Ban the Term “Senior Moment”

In the midst of choosing a piece of music, my dance instructor forgot which dance we were about to work on. He said he was having a “senior moment.” Given he’s all of 30, that was ludicrous, of course, but it totally got my hackles up. Saying “senior moment” to me, a senior, is not acceptable. Read More

Finding Happiness After 60: Following Your Bliss Is Just Doing What You Love
6 months ago

Finding Happiness After 60: Following Your Bliss Is Just Doing What You Love

By  •  Mindset

The phrase, “Follow your bliss,” was famously said by the author Joseph Campbell. It seems like one of those New Age truisms that we respond to with, “Sounds nice, but who can afford to do that? Rock stars? Celebrities? Very rich people?” Read More

A Life-Transforming Question: What Will I Be Brave About Today?
6 months ago

A Life-Transforming Question: What Will I Be Brave About Today?

By  •  Mindset

Nothing seemed to be going right. My Internet gave up in the middle of a Zoom meeting, my dog – a rescue mutt still learning the house rules – peed on a freshly washed towel hanging over a chair, and the work gig I was so confident…
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