Holidays

Holidays like Christmas, Grandparents Day, Halloween and New Years offer opportunities to spend time with the people we care about most. In this section, we will discuss holiday ideas to bring you closer to your friends and family.

1 month ago

Do the Holidays Trigger Binge Eating for You?

If you’re like many of the women I work with, holiday gatherings aren’t exactly a scene out of a Hallmark movie. Whether it’s an obnoxious food pusher that you can’t say no to, sibling rivalry that rears its ugly head, or the unrealistic expectations that seem…

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1 month ago

Give Yourself a Personal Retreat this December. You Deserve it!

December is not my favorite month. I call it the lost month. Why? Everyone is busy putting everything off until “after the holidays.” You saw the irony in that sentence, right? “Busy putting things off.” Everyone is shopping, wrapping, cleaning…

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1 month ago

4 Fun and Fabulous Holiday Looks for Women Over 60

By this time in our lives, we probably don’t need to go buy something new for any of the holidays coming up on the calendar. I’m sure most of us have many items in our closet that could work for either a dressy occasion or a casual event…

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2 months ago

3 Steps to Take When Holidays Are Tough

For many of the women in this community, the holidays are not easy. We may be facing a holiday without a loved one. We might be apart from our families for whatever reason. We might be having a good holiday season but find ourselves…

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2 months ago

Why New Year’s Resolutions Set Emotional Eaters for Failure and What to Do Instead

New Year is coming, and I swear when the clock strikes midnight, I will turn my life around this time and turn into a slimmer, healthier, and happier version of me. I will get an annual membership to the gym and use it a whole three weeks…

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2 months ago

Six Gift Ideas for Active Walkers

Are you looking for novel or interesting gifts for your friends and family? Are any of them keen walkers? Would you like to buy them practical gifts that they will enjoy using? Keep reading – we’re here to help with some great gift ideas for those regular…

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2 months ago

Is Christmas Really the Happiest Time of the Year?

I love Christmas! Mostly for the fact that it means a rest from the daily grind, a chance to have at least one day eating what I want, and best of all, spending it with people I love. That said, Christmas is a lot of very hard work. I always start my Christmas…

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2 months ago

How to Keep Your Poinsettia Looking Its Best Through the Holidays

Poinsettias are a favorite holiday plant to give and receive, but they can present a bit of a challenge – and perhaps some frustration – as you watch this beautiful plant decline each day. If it makes you feel any better, you are not alone…

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2 months ago

Keeping Yourself Healthy Through the Holiday Season

The turkey has been served and the holiday season has officially begun. Yay, socializing! Exactly what you’ve been craving, yet you’re feeling a bit queasy now. The aftereffects of gathering are starting to surface and half of the group you gathered…

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2 months ago

Gift Ideas from Grandparents: What’s a Mimi to Do?

I have evolved over the years in my thinking around gift-giving to children as well as grandchildren. Perhaps you have, too? It’s a blessing that in many situations our grandchildren don’t “need” anything that their parents can’t already provide for them…

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