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A 60-Plus-Year-Old Pro Makeup Artist Shares Her A.M. and P.M. Skin Care Routines

By Elise Marquam-Jahns October 09, 2020

Since no one among us escapes the aging process, we certainly see a few changes in our skin as we reach our fifth decade. But we are fortunate that there are some great skin care products out there that can help. And finding a good skin care…

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Here Are a Few of My Favorite Things… #4 Will Surprise You!

By Carol Stanley December 08, 2019

I am sure those words from The Sound of Music sound familiar to you. I am going to share with you a few of my favorite things since we are in the Holiday Season. These are products I use daily, and they offer solutions for many issues. Also, they are non-toxic, healthful and save money in some cases. Read More

How to Get Better Sleep After 60: Creating Your Very Own Sleep Sanctuary

By Margaret Manning January 17, 2019

Let’s take a minute to imagine life 10,000 years ago. It’s sunset, and while you don’t have a watch, you know that it’s time to sleep. Over the course of the last hour, the sun has gently descended behind the mountains, turning the sky from blue to yellow to red to purple. There are dangers in the night, but, you feel safe in your cave, surrounded by your family. Read More

How to Rejuvenate Your Spirit After 60 with the Healing Power of Nature

By Rebecca Olkowski March 18, 2018

We experience stress and frustration every day, but if it overwhelms us, we end up debilitated. Stress takes a toll on our psyche and bodies, especially as we approach our later years. Read More

Become a Sleeping Beauty: 9 Steps to Better Sleep After 60

By Penelope Jane Whiteley May 04, 2017

As we grow older, we seem to require less sleep, although it doesn’t always feel that way, especially when the alarm goes off! But in fact, this is not strictly true. If we once needed eight hours sleep a night, we still need the same amount of sleep as we age. Read More

This Turmeric Face Mask for Aging Skin Won’t Turn Your Skin Yellow

By Margaret Manning June 29, 2016

When I told my friend Susie that I was going to create a magical turmeric face mask for aging skin, her immediate question was, “Aren’t you afraid that you will turn your skin yellow?” Read More

What is Aromatherapy? It’s More than Just a Pretty Smell!

By Margaret Manning June 11, 2013

You deeply inhale the sweet smell of newly cut grass and feel rejuvenated. The scent of a fragrant perfume catches you by surprise and you long for your friend you haven’t seen in ages. Freshly baked bread awakens feelings of comfort, or a just-peeled orange brings back childhood memories with your sister.

We’ve all experienced the effects of smell on our emotions or memories, but did you know you could use that connection to your benefit? Aromatherapy is more than just a pretty smell; it’s a healing modality that has been used for centuries. So, what is aromatherapy? Here are a few things to consider. Read More

The Forgotten Key to Well-Being and What We Can Do About It

By Gloria Thiessen January 06, 2023

There’s an ancient saying that goes something like this: What we give our attention to, grows. If our attention goes to the relentless need to do it all and to please everyone along the way, over time living this way will come at the expense of our health…

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10 Ways to Lower Your Blood Pressure Naturally (#6 Is SO Tasty!)

By Sarah Brewer November 21, 2022

Are you among the one in three adults who have a high blood pressure? If so, taking your prescribed medication every day is vitally important for your long-term health. You probably don’t have any obvious symptoms, but this is one of the most important…

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Exercise Snacking Is Fun!

By Jane Thurnell-Read September 25, 2022

We all know that food snacking is fun, but it does, of course, come with a downside of weight gain. Exercise snacking can also be fun, and it, of course, comes with numerous health benefits. If you read this and think, I can’t exercise because…

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