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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
Exploring the Many Benefits of Exercise for Arthritis
1 week ago

Exploring the Many Benefits of Exercise for Arthritis

We all know regular exercise is beneficial: mentally, physically and emotionally. We also know it can be hard to motivate ourselves sometimes, especially if we are dealing with the pain of osteoarthritis. Read More

Leave Friends and Family at Home When You Go Shopping for New Clothes
2 weeks ago

Leave Friends and Family at Home When You Go Shopping for New Clothes

If, while shopping, you came about some poor woman your own age who was being helped by a friend, her husband, and a sales assistant in choosing something to wear, you know how frustrating it can be for an onlooker…
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How to Give and Receive Gifts Graciously During the Holidays
4 weeks ago

How to Give and Receive Gifts Graciously During the Holidays

With Christmas approaching, presents, trees, decorations and even the gorgeous lights in the different towns we visit sometimes seems a little pointless. So many other people are doing the same thing! It’s almost overload. Read More

How Your Gut May Impact Your Alzheimer’s Risk
2 months ago

How Your Gut May Impact Your Alzheimer’s Risk

Did you know your gut bacteria affects your body’s metabolism? Research is showing that the bacteria in a healthy person’s gut is different to that in, for example, someone who is obese. Read More

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Grey Hair (#4 is Harder Than is Sounds!)
3 months 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
3 months 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
4 months 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
4 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
6 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
8 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