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.

3 weeks ago

Intuitive Eating for Mature Women: Make Peace with Food (+3 Tips to Apply Right Now!)

If you’re tired of the mental food police constantly assessing what you put in your mouth, and you don’t trust yourself to eat well without the constant judgement, intuitive eating may be a good option for you to finally make peace with food…

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3 weeks ago

The 3 Woes of Emotional Eaters and How to Break the Cycle

Emotional eating is a form of compulsive eating. We eat when not hungry, and we cannot stop. Emotional eating is also a coping mechanism. We eat in response to positive and negative emotions. Food is a mood regulator, and we increase…

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1 month ago

Live with a Scarfer? How to Lose Weight Anyway!

If the book hasn’t yet been written, it’s utterly overdue, and just to get the ball rolling let me suggest the title: Surviving Life with a Scarfer. It seems to be a truism in life that those of us who meticulously watch our food intake pair up…

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1 month ago

Yes, Virginia, You Can Indulge in Low Calorie Holiday Drinks: Your Ultimate Guide

I love a tasty buzz as much as the next girl, but at the same time I don’t want to drink what are essentially boozy desserts and run screaming from my scale on New Year’s Day. Having maintained my loss for years now, I have zero interest…

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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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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

60-Plus and Body Positive: The New Motto of This Boomer Woman

Most women our age can readily tell you which part of their body they are most self-conscious about or feel is their least attractive. For years we were deluged with stories, articles, and advice about how to fix whatever was wrong…

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3 months ago

Your Circadian Clock May Be the Key to Weight Loss After 50

It seems that the brilliant researchers who study our circadian clock, that internal timekeeper, have tuned in to an important factor for weight management. It seems a blue light sensor in the retina measures ambient light level…

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3 months ago

Are Negative Affirmations Blocking Your Weight Loss?

Chances are if you’ve struggled with your weight, you’ve said some pretty mean and negative things to yourself over the years. But did you know that every thought you think and every word you speak is an affirmation? Yep, the good stuff, but also the bad stuff…

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3 months ago

1 Tip to Minimize the “Balloon Butt” While Honoring Our Older Bodies

Women seem far ahead of men in understanding the detriments of ‘body shaming.’ At least we, as a culture, have come to realize that the Barbie doll resembles reality in very few ways. Teaching our daughters and granddaughters…

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