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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.

2 days ago

What’s the Deal with Shopping Anyway?

I cannot keep my secret quiet any longer. I have suffered in silence for years. Only my closest friends know the situation and they tend to sympathise. It’s not really my fault, but I really HATE shopping. I always have. Let’s try to ‘unpack’ this little problem…

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1 week ago

Is It Possible to Stop Anxiety?

Is anxiety ruining your life? Is anxiety like a wrecking ball in your mind? Perhaps, like many of us, you live with overwhelm and worry, less sleep because of a chaotic mind, stress and turmoil. You just want to be free of the constant anxiety…

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1 month ago

Reduce Anxiety in 3 Simple Steps

Ten years ago, I was a nervous wreck because of a relational and legal difficulty in my family. I was a hot mess. I was filled with anxiety. I couldn’t sleep or eat. I was unable to calm my mind down or relax. At bedtime, my mind was still in chaos…

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1 month ago

You Can Reduce Stress and Enhance Purpose in 2024

When did you last think about what you value most in life? Research shows that recognizing and living according to your values creates a richer sense of purpose. Also, it turns out that one of the best ways to significantly reduce stress is to spend…

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2 months ago

Feeling Stressed? Put Down the Cookie and Try Something New!

When I am coaching clients around unwanted eating, we often discover stress as the reason. A lot of people are feeling stressed about their health, or the health of their loved ones. Others are stressed about financial or relationship matters…

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3 months 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 months ago

5 Tips to Reduce Stress and Thrive This Holiday Season!

The holiday season is one full of emotions: joy, laughter, and love, but also stress, grief, loneliness, and busyness. It’s a time of celebrations and events where sweet goodies abound. It’s a season of baking and cooking all of the treasured family…

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4 months ago

What Is Stress and How to Break Its Hold

There are various definitions of stress, but here’s mine: It’s the tense, unpleasant internal sensation that accompanies any negative emotion you care to mention, be it hostility, anger, frustration, or worry, and it lingers for as long as the situation…

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4 months 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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5 months ago

Anxiety in Women Over 60: Spot It and Conquer It Today!

Mental health issues are not uncommon as we age, and anxiety can be among the most common challenges to well-being we face as women over 60. Anxiety may occur in isolation or in conjunction with depression and cognitive decline…

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