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Reducing Stress

Many of us think of stress as a minor annoyance. It is something that feels inevitable. In reality, reducing stress is not only possible – it is essential to health and happiness after 60.

Dealing with Depression Doesn’t Mean You’re Crazy
3 days ago

Dealing with Depression Doesn’t Mean You’re Crazy

My mother did NOT age well! And one of the areas that created a lot of havoc in her life was her mental health. She became consumed by a total loss of enjoyment in everything around her. Read More

Don’t Fight Holiday Stress and Temptations… Avoid Them!
1 month ago

Don’t Fight Holiday Stress and Temptations… Avoid Them!

I was originally going to title this post “Surviving the Holidays,” and we all would immediately know what that meant – not gaining a million pounds and still be talking to our family when it’s all over. But if our goal is just to ‘survive,’ then if we achieve our goal, we survive. How satisfying is that? Read More

Holiday Neck Stress? Try These 5 Simple Exercises
1 month ago

Holiday Neck Stress? Try These 5 Simple Exercises

The holidays often bring a change in your routine that can cause stress and pain in your neck. Common to the mind/body world is the saying “it’s all connected.” This is never more true than with the relationship of your neck and shoulders to your posture. Most people have overly helpful upper traps – yet other important muscles (like your lats) remain underused…
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3 Reliable Ways to Reduce Stress and Guilt at Family Celebrations
2 months ago

3 Reliable Ways to Reduce Stress and Guilt at Family Celebrations

The Holidays are supposed to be a great time of happiness, love and good cheer, but often, it isn’t like that at all. It’s just stress, stress, stress. It’s also guilt, guilt, guilt, as we feel we should love our family unconditionally…
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Feeling Stressed Out? 6 Ways Mindfulness Can Help
3 months ago

Feeling Stressed Out? 6 Ways Mindfulness Can Help

Today, we are overworked, overstressed and overwhelmed. The pace of life is faster than ever. The economic, social and political stresses are all creating internal and external turmoil. Read More

Could 60 Be the Best Time to Rethink How We Handle Stress? Yes – Here’s Why!
4 months ago

Could 60 Be the Best Time to Rethink How We Handle Stress? Yes – Here’s Why!

By  •  Mindset

Women are different from men physically, mentally and emotionally – that’s no big surprise. We know it from personal experience, which science has then supported over many years…

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How to Eliminate Stress and Decrease Weight Gain After 60
5 months ago

How to Eliminate Stress and Decrease Weight Gain After 60

Previously, I discussed the effects of estrogen on your body, including subsequent weight gain. The hormone I will be discussing in this article is cortisol, also known as the stress hormone. Read More

Soulful Medicine: How to Reduce Stress Through Meditation
5 months ago

Soulful Medicine: How to Reduce Stress Through Meditation

Let’s face it. We’d rather be “on.” We’d rather have that edge where we feel connected and that everything is going with the flow. But life isn’t like that, is it? Read More

How Do You Battle Obsession After 60? My Sweet Tooth Closed the Deal
10 months ago

How Do You Battle Obsession After 60? My Sweet Tooth Closed the Deal

You know what I’m talking about. You walk into an office and there, on the receptionist’s desk, sits that innocent bowl of candy tempting you. Not one of those bowls with unwrapped morsels and a scoop. I won’t touch them. Who knows what grubby little fingers have been in there? Read More

The Best Relaxation for a Senior Mind: 4 Ways to Find Your Center This Spring
11 months ago

The Best Relaxation for a Senior Mind: 4 Ways to Find Your Center This Spring

Since the popularity of the modern yoga and meditation movement several decades ago, specifically the late 80s and early 90s, practitioners and gurus have focused on creating a stronger connection between the mind, body, and spirit. Read More