Losing Weight After 60

Like many women, I have learned the hard way that losing weight after 60 is tricky. This doesn't mean that it's impossible. But, it does mean that it requires a solid commitment to exercise, healthy eating and stress relief.

1 week ago

12 Excuses for Overeating and Why They’re Nonsense

Do you have a collection of excuses you repeatedly use to justify eating when you aren’t hungry? Or continuing to eat when you’ve already had enough? Your decision to eat is always preceded by a thought, even if you barely notice the thought…

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2 weeks ago

Do Antidepressant Medications Cause Obesity?

It’s a terrible cycle – depression can lead to inactivity, loss of motivation, unhealthy eating habits, and weight gain, all of which can perpetuate feelings of depression. And while there is no doubt that pharmaceutical treatments for depression…

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4 weeks ago

How Changing One Word Can Help You Accomplish Anything

Personality tests are very popular, and I do enjoy them. I also think they are somewhat limited in their value because people are so very complicated, and I am not a fan of labeling a person. But I have learned over the years…

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4 weeks ago

8 Ways to Make Sure Your Weight Loss Journey After 60 Successful

Have you ever wondered why some women are successful in their weight loss journeys, and why some are not? Or perhaps your friends rave over a program that they love, but you find yourself failing after the first 48 hours…

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1 month ago

Can Weight Loss Be Fun? You Bet! Here’s How!

Are you rolling your eyes yet? Weight loss? Fun?! If you are like lots of people, you may think that losing weight is anything but. Surprise, suffering is not required! Most people look at weight loss as a punishment…

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2 months ago

4 Things You Need to Know About Sleep, Aging and Weight Loss This Fall

As fall sets in and the days grow longer, you might find yourself more reluctant to get out of bed, or perhaps suddenly your sleep may feel more disrupted. For those who want to optimize aging and weight management, seasonal sleep disruptions can have unforeseen…

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2 months ago

Can You Want to Lose Weight and Love Yourself Just the Way You Are?

In popular culture, there seem to be two extremes when it comes to weight and self-acceptance. One says that everyone needs to have a normal BMI, the other states you’re fine just the way you are. According to the former, any pound over a “normal” BMI…

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2 months ago

Can Positive Affirmations Help Us with Body Image and Weight Loss After 60?

Most of us have heard about using positive affirmations. But are they really effective? And can they really help with weight loss? Consider this: Every thought you think and every word you speak is an affirmation – even the negative stuff…

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3 months ago

When it Comes to Weight Loss After 60, You Have a Choice: Pleasure Now or Pleasure Later!

When it comes to living well, what gives you pleasure? Is it feeling good, having energy, being connected to people and things you care about? I’m guessing these are the things that give most of us pleasure. The thing is, none of these things comes…

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3 months ago

Why More Willpower Isn’t the Answer to Fight Food Cravings

Many women I work with in their 60s and beyond are frustrated that after decades of dieting and trying to get food figured out they are still struggling with food cravings. Perhaps this is you? You think if only you could have more self-control, discipline…

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