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Getting Older

Getting older isn’t a popular concept. There are so many aging stereotypes and myths, that many of us grow up fearing our 50th or 60th birthdays. In reality, getting older can be a blessing. For starters, the older you get, the better you know yourself. In addition, you finally have the time to explore your passions. Let’s explore and celebrate the aging process together!

6 Things You Can Do to Shake Things Up in Your Life After 60
2 months ago

6 Things You Can Do to Shake Things Up in Your Life After 60

I know this feeling of sameness so well. It starts with being grumpy for a few days or weeks – on edge, short-tempered. Then I’ll start sleeping poorly. I know that it’s taken a hold on me when I don’t want to get up in the morning…
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How to Be Open to Enhancing Your Life with New Experiences
2 months ago

How to Be Open to Enhancing Your Life with New Experiences

My middle daughter’s miraculous survival and complete recovery from her year-long medical crisis and hospitalization was a huge turning point in my life. It also happened to coincide with my turning 50, a naturally big life-marker…
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7 Tips to Living the Aging Youthful Lifestyle
3 months ago

7 Tips to Living the Aging Youthful Lifestyle

By  •  Lifestyle

Age is just a number! The only thing it measures is the time you have been on Earth. It has nothing to do with how many years you have left! If you believe you are young, you are. If you believe you are old, you are! Your mind is more powerful…
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Exploring the Natural Alternatives to HRT After Menopause
3 months ago

Exploring the Natural Alternatives to HRT After Menopause

Blessed are the women who soar through menopause unscathed. Not all of us, however, are so lucky. There are about 38 different symptoms attributable to menopause. We’ve all heard the complaints: suffering with embarrassing hot flashes, excess weight gain in the belly…
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10 Things That Aren’t Coming Back with Age – And 10 New Ones That You Can Discover Now!
3 months ago

10 Things That Aren’t Coming Back with Age – And 10 New Ones That You Can Discover Now!

I know almost every woman over 60 bemoans certain assets they had previously, which are no more. One woman’s loss isn’t necessarily your own but most of us can empathise if not sympathise. I know this because I have very thick hair…
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Over 60? Here’s How to Deal with the Feeling that Time is Running Out
3 months ago

Over 60? Here’s How to Deal with the Feeling that Time is Running Out

By  •  Mindset

A ticking clock in your home can affect you in ways you may not realize.

One of the primary effects of living with a ticking clock is that you are likely to feel that time is limited or running out for you. This is because the constant background ticking noise provides a continual reminder that time is passing. Your conscious mind soon learns to tune it out but your subconscious continues to hear every tick.
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What is This Funny Thing Called “Old?”
3 months ago

What is This Funny Thing Called “Old?”

By  •  Mindset

We use the word old to describe millions of people, things and events every day. Old friend, old pal, old man, old woman, old boy, old fool, old chap, old love, old tree, old book, old chair, old-fashioned, older than dirt!
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Are You a Sapiosexual Sexagenarian?
3 months ago

Are You a Sapiosexual Sexagenarian?

By  •  Dating

Have you ever heard the saying, “The brain is the sexiest organ in the body”? For as long as I can remember, I’ve been physically attracted to intelligent, well-spoken men. Don’t get me wrong. I enjoy looking at a silver fox…
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Fall Risk After 60: The Problem We Should All Be Talking About
4 months ago

Fall Risk After 60: The Problem We Should All Be Talking About

What comes to mind when you think of aging? Due to the stereotypes perpetuated by rampant ageism in our society, most of us don’t associate aging with positive images. As a physical therapist, my mission is to change the way people…
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Was Turning 60 an Unhappy Birthday for You?
4 months ago

Was Turning 60 an Unhappy Birthday for You?

Celebrating 60 was a long time in coming for me. “It’s shocking,” I would say to friends as it started to sink in that August was right around the corner, and I was fast approaching a milestone I did not look forward to. My reaction would not have surprised anyone. I had always been age averse…
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