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.

2 months ago

Managing Stress with the Relaxation Response Method

We have all experienced stress in our lives. It’s a normal and natural part of life. But did you know there is a difference between the stress response and the stress reaction? To understand this, we must look to the pioneering work…

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2 months ago

Exploring the Surprising Benefits of Essential Oils for Your Mind

Essential oils have garnered a lot of attention lately for their powerful health benefits. You may have come across essential oils being sold in shopping centers, and thought, “Well, they smell good, but do they really have any powers…

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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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4 months ago

Feeling Stressed Out? 6 Ways Mindfulness Can Help

How do problems affect us? We feel continuously rushed and our lifestyles are out of balance. Many of us have a hard time sleeping, breathing or even properly digesting our food. More of us experience serious health conditions such as heart disease…

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4 months 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. Over the years, I have been able to identify with that feeling…

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4 months ago

Feeling Lost in Your 60s? Here Are 8 Tips to Get Back on Track

Do you ever feel a bit lost? Are there days when you lose your sparkle and question who you are and what you’re doing? Do you sometimes feel irrelevant and that you don’t have much to look forward to? It’s so easy sometimes to get stuck…

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4 months ago

The Art of Managing Anxiety in Uncertain Times

These are uncertain and anxious times. I can’t help but think more of us are anxious and tense than in previous years: I know my friends and I are. So what to do about that anxiety, especially if it’s multiplied?

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5 months ago

Social Anxiety – Do You Have It?

I’ve been a volunteer for an environmental action group for a while now. I recently received an invitation to their annual social with a note to bring a guest or guests. I RSVP’d that I would be there since it was a night I knew I wasn’t working…

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6 months ago

How to Recover from a Crushing Setback After 60

What is it that makes children overflow with confidence in their ability to do whatever it is they imagine? When did we replace our confidence with insecurity? How do we get back our confidence as we age through life and living?

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7 months ago

Dealing with Adversity? Here’s Some Good News to Remember

Life happens. We deal with a lot of unexpected and unwanted events throughout the years. These include the end of an important relationship, death of a loved one, health or financial challenges, trouble with our family or losing…

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