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About Penelope Jane Whiteley

Penelope Jane Whiteley is the self-appointed Queen of Aging Disgracefully. A writer, international speaker, clothes designer, stylist and traveller, she helps other women to live their lives on their own terms. Her courses include “Lose 10 pounds in 10 minutes,” “The Reboot,” “Just Write the Damn Book.” Find her on http://www.penelopewhiteley.com, Twitter, and Facebook.
Latest Posts | By Penelope Jane Whiteley
Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Grey Hair (#4 is Harder Than is Sounds!)
2 weeks ago

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Grey Hair (#4 is Harder Than is Sounds!)

Having finished Grey Hair & You – and seen it released on Amazon and distributed in various book stores – I came to the realisation that the greatest prejudice against grey hair in women comes from women themselves…
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5 Things Every Woman Over 60 Should Quit Doing
1 month ago

5 Things Every Woman Over 60 Should Quit Doing

Like me, you probably know all the dos and don’ts of being of a certain age – whether you believe them or apply them is another matter. All these items are key to my own learning to fly…
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Expect a Miracle When Attempting a Mid-Life Revival
1 month ago

Expect a Miracle When Attempting a Mid-Life Revival

Are you attempting a mid-life resuscitation? If like me, this includes starting a business. Have you ever woken up at three or four in the morning, usually from a disturbed sleep, to find your first thought is “What do I think I’m doing?” Read More

16 Truths About Reaching 60 – the Universal and the Personal
2 months ago

16 Truths About Reaching 60 – the Universal and the Personal

Any article with a title that promises to deliver the truth about anything, especially being 60 and over, must of necessity be written in broad strokes. It just isn’t possible to cover it all. There are too many variables, too many options…
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The 6 Most Known Types of Dementia Any Older Adult Should Learn About
4 months ago

The 6 Most Known Types of Dementia Any Older Adult Should Learn About

Before we go any further, let me start by saying that the risk of you having dementia as you age is much lower than you probably think. Read More

Age Appropriate Dressing? 4 Creative Ways to Bring Your Personal Style to Life After 50
5 months ago

Age Appropriate Dressing? 4 Creative Ways to Bring Your Personal Style to Life After 50

There is a lot of information in books, magazines, blogs, online and on TV, on how to look more youthful and improve your sense of style. I have noticed that overall, they seem to cut off at 50. Read More

Forget Brain Games! 14 Ways Reading and Writing Can Give Your Aging Brain a Boost!
6 months ago

Forget Brain Games! 14 Ways Reading and Writing Can Give Your Aging Brain a Boost!

Reading is a passion we can take into our old age and not worry about our performance! After all, it’s not a game we’re playing… we’re just keeping our brains functioning at optimum level. Let’s be clear…
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4 Simple Things You Can Do to Make New Friends When Travelling After 60
6 months ago

4 Simple Things You Can Do to Make New Friends When Travelling After 60

As we age, we often find it harder to make friends. Many of the friends we still have are those we made as children, teenagers, or as adults with small children. Read More

Always Dreamed of Writing a Book in Your 60s? Prepare Well and Find the Perfect Writing Space
7 months ago

Always Dreamed of Writing a Book in Your 60s? Prepare Well and Find the Perfect Writing Space

If you have decided, now that you’re in your 60s, that this is a good time to finally write the book you’ve been promising for so many years you’ve lost count, you have to start with some very basic questions: how, why, where, and when? Read More

Shed 10 Pounds in 10 Minutes? What to Do if You’re Struggling to Lose Weight After 60
8 months ago

Shed 10 Pounds in 10 Minutes? What to Do if You’re Struggling to Lose Weight After 60

Sounds impossible, right?! Wrong! It’s very possible. Let me explain …

As we grow older and our body takes on different forms and dimensions (we become shape shifters), we may continue to dress as we always have, not realising it just doesn’t work anymore. Read More