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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.

8 Ways to Be In-The-Know and In-Control During Difficult Situations in Your 60s
3 weeks 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 weeks 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
4 weeks 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
4 weeks 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
1 month 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)
1 month 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
2 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

Need an Easy, Available, and Affordable Stress Reliever? Turn to Your Ears!
2 months ago

Need an Easy, Available, and Affordable Stress Reliever? Turn to Your Ears!

These are challenging times, and we all are seeking ways to relieve our stress. This is especially true for those of us over 60, since our risk of serious coronavirus repercussions is very high. The pandemic has caused us stress at the local, national, and…
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Is Grounding a Natural Way to Improve Health in Our 60s?
2 months ago

Is Grounding a Natural Way to Improve Health in Our 60s?

Why do we feel such a sense of peace near the ocean? Walking barefoot in the sand, listening to the waves strike the shore, sometimes crashing, other times lapping, often leads one to a place of tranquility and inner joy. Read More

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

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

By  •  Mindset

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 our way in life. Read More