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.

4 months ago

7 Steps to Help You Deal with Anger After 60

Anger is natural, but when it builds up in us, it can be incapacitating, causing us to lash out at others, or lash out at ourselves and lead to depression. When anger threatens to overwhelm your day, here’s a way you can shift your mood…

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4 months ago

Should We Reveal Vulnerability and Depression to Our Children and Grandchildren?

I’d like to talk about a difficult topic, depression – and what we may be teaching our children and grandchildren about revealing vulnerability. Or not teaching them. Lots of people don’t like talking about troubling things…

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4 months ago

The Best Relaxation for a Senior Mind: 4 Ways to Find Your Center This Spring

Since the popularity of the modern yoga and meditation movement several decades ago, specifically the late 80s and early 90s, practitioners and gurus have focused on creating a stronger connection between the mind, body, and spirit…

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5 months ago

How to Calm Yourself Down When You’re Surrounded by Other People

We’ve all been there; suddenly stressed and needing a few minutes to calm down. But it is not easy, to find “space” for a time out when you’re with a group of people. This is especially true if you don’t want those around you to realize you are in an agitated state…

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5 months ago

How to Get Your Act Together Before Something Random or Crazy Can Stop You

I’m typically a cheerful person. Unfortunately, I’ve been humbled by a front row seat to life getting in my way. Within the last two years, my husband and I suffered a home burglary…

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7 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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7 months ago

How the Intermittent Pleasure Practice Can Help You to Find Calm in Your Life?

Have you heard all the buzz about this brand-new way to bring calm and happiness to your life? It’s called IPP – the Intermittent Pleasure Practice. Maybe not. I just made it up. But my silly pseudo-science name is based on…

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7 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 right now. Stress about the pandemic and their health, or the health of their loved ones. Many feel stressed…

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8 months ago

The Art of Moving Through a Difficult Time in Your 60s

No matter how much we take care of our responsibilities, nurture our relationships and work hard to develop a number of Plan Bs, we still occasionally find ourselves in the midst of a difficult time. Whatever the form of that struggle…

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8 months ago

6 Tips for Tackling Winter Blues

The seasons can have a bigger impact on our mental health than we may realise. So, if you’ve found yourself struggling with a low mood and lack of motivation since the nights have started drawing in, then you’re certainly not alone…

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