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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.

Reducing Stress in Your 60s: Capturing a Moment of Rest Through Music
3 days ago

Reducing Stress in Your 60s: Capturing a Moment of Rest Through Music

Have you ever been so tired that a stop light seemed like a blessing? You close your eyes for just a second and take a deep breath, trying to catch a wisp of the tiniest second – or maybe third wind? Years ago, when I was starting a school…
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I Have Not Hit Rock Bottom Yet… but I Am Struggling Financially
2 months ago

I Have Not Hit Rock Bottom Yet… but I Am Struggling Financially

It’s not like I have hit rock bottom. I am not living under a bridge eating cat food. What is true is that for the first time I can see a sequence of events where rock bottom is possible. And it wouldn’t take much. Read More

Quarantine 15: The Solution No One Is Talking About
2 months ago

Quarantine 15: The Solution No One Is Talking About

Are you suffering from the Quarantine 15? If you haven’t yet heard of the term, it’s a bit like the “freshman 15,” only quarantine style. While there are certainly some people who don’t have enough to eat, others are packing…
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8 Ways to Be In-The-Know and In-Control During Difficult Situations in Your 60s
3 months ago

8 Ways to Be In-The-Know and In-Control During Difficult Situations in Your 60s

By  •  Mindset

We are women who want to lead happy and productive lives. That includes being positive, strong and powerful. We all know knowledge is power. Yet it can sometimes feel overwhelming to keep up in today’s fast-moving world. Read More

How Often Do You Evaluate Your Connections? Perhaps It’s Time You Get to It
3 months ago

How Often Do You Evaluate Your Connections? Perhaps It’s Time You Get to It

A gift of the Coronavirus is time for self-reflection. This was impossible in normal times; so consumed were we with work, family, household chores, volunteering, book club, working out, and general “busy-ness.” In mid-March all that came…
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5 Ways to Dramatically Reduce Stress and Find Balance in Life After 60
3 months ago

5 Ways to Dramatically Reduce Stress and Find Balance in Life After 60

I’ve spent a lifetime aging. And, if you are part of the boomer generation, you know what I mean.

Sometimes the decades go by and you wake up and you’re 64! How did that happen? Where did the time go? Read More

How to Recover from a Crushing Setback After 60
3 months ago

How to Recover from a Crushing Setback After 60

Have you ever noticed that when you have a sense of confidence and self-worth your sense of self is enhanced and you feel and see things more deeply? It feels like you can conquer the world. Read More

How to Manage Pandemic Anxiety to Avoid Weight Gain and Stress
3 months ago

How to Manage Pandemic Anxiety to Avoid Weight Gain and Stress

Have you been experiencing surges of anxiety pretty much daily since the pandemic started? Or maybe you’re feeling a low level buzz of stress. Your brain may be swirling with all kinds of “what ifs” that you can’t answer…
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Assessing Your Wellness as a Caregiver (Video)
3 months ago

Assessing Your Wellness as a Caregiver (Video)

A recent study in the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management showed that health systems are increasingly depending on family caregivers to deliver complex care. Social isolation has added stress to those caregivers. The Journal made…
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5 Signs of Psychological Distress as a Caregiver
4 months ago

5 Signs of Psychological Distress as a Caregiver

By  •  Caregiving

Khloe Kardashian may not immediately come to mind when you think of a caregiver. Yet, when her estranged husband had an unexpected life-threatening health crisis she became his full-time caregiver. Like many caregivers, Khloe dropped everything and literally did not leave his side for weeks. Read More