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.

7 years ago

5 Simple Tips for Managing Your Emotions

Being an emotional person can be both a blessing and a curse. I know this from first-hand experience. So does my family! Read More

7 years ago

Looking for New Ways to Relax? These 42 Boomer Women Have Some Amazing Ideas!

Are you looking for some new ways to relax? I am! You know, one of the stereotypes about getting older is that the older we get the less active we become. Well, I don’t know about you, but, I am busier than ever!

I may have left my corporate career behind, but, I am managing my own business, following my passions, helping my family, volunteering, exploring, learning and growing. If anything, it feels like I need to find more time to relax. Read More

7 years ago

10 Ways to Reduce Stress From a Political News Junkie

OK, I did it to myself. I am kind of a news junkie. I like politics and I keep up on current events. Now I am going on a diet – a news diet – because this election season is stickier than pine pitch on a dog. Some of my friends are feeling it too, and a lot of us could use a little stress relief right about now. Here are a couple of things to keep in mind…

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7 years ago

Is the Female Midlife Crisis Still a Reality for Women Over 60? (Video)

Why would I bring up the female midlife crisis on a website for women over 60? Isn’t a midlife crisis something that happens to us in our 40s? Also, aren’t men the ones who typically suffer from this? Read More

8 years ago

Saying “No” to these 5 Things Could Dramatically Improve Your Health in Your 60s

When we think about what it takes to stay healthy after 60, we usually think about what we should say “yes” to – more exercise, more veggies, more social interaction and move walking. Unfortunately, this is only half of the story. In order to get the most from life after 60, we also need to eliminate negative forces in our life. We need to remove anxiety, eliminate toxic people and get rid of our bad habits.

Here are 5 things that you can eliminate to improve your health after 60: Read More

9 years ago

How to Deal with Stress and Anxiety as a Woman Over 60

Most women my age, to one degree or another, are wondering how to deal with stress and anxiety. Some people, like me, even thrive with a little stress in our lives. We feel that stress, up to a certain point, makes us stronger and more alive.

Others fear stress or all kinds and do everything that they can to avoid it. What stresses you out? Do you think that there are some kinds of stress that are positive, while others are negative? Read More

9 years ago

It’s OK to Grab the Tissues: Why Crying is Good for You

I have always considered myself a sensitive person. I cry easily. I tear up while watching the news or reading a human interest story. I weep at both happy and sad movies, at weddings, concerts, reunions and listening to music. I even cry when I read those Facebook posts with titles that end with “you won’t believe what happens next.” Read More

9 years ago

How to Deal with Stress and Find Happiness After 60 (Video)

Learning how to deal with stress is not a simple matter. After all, stress is different for every woman. Some find it easy to deal with complex problems, but are overwhelmed by tiny annoyances. Others constantly worry about everything, from finances to family. Read More

10 years ago

Let It Go – Exploring And Escaping the Good Girl Syndrome

Why is a 60-year-old woman going to see “Frozen”, an animated children’s Disney movie, for the third time? The answer is that this film quite honestly changed my life. Read More

10 years ago

The Power of Positive Thinking: Why Women Over 60 Need to Think Positively

Women over 60 are entering a new chapter of life. We have lived and loved and recovered from heartbreak and loss, we have strived in the career arena and tended the home fires and (often) nurtured children and cared for aging parents of our own. And as we get older, because of all that we have experienced and surmounted during our lives, many women over 60 find themselves feeling more optimistic about life than ever before. Read More