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.

10 months 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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10 months ago

5 Undercover Sources of Stress… and What to Do About Them!

Oftentimes our bodies can physically manifest feelings of stress and anxiety before we even realize that is what’s happening – upset stomach, headaches, increased blood pressure, tense muscles and back aches. It’s not pretty…

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11 months ago

How to Eliminate Stress and Decrease Weight Gain After 60

Previously, I discussed the effects of estrogen on your body, including subsequent weight gain. The hormone I will be discussing in this article is cortisol, also known as the stress hormone. It is a sad fact of modern day life…

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12 months ago

6 Ways Stress Affects Your Body More After 60

Stress can be an interesting phenomenon. In many ways, experiencing it throughout our day-to-day lives can be a good thing – pushing us to become more adaptable, and helping us to become more resilient…

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12 months ago

The Art of Dealing with Disappointment After 60

We all experience disappointment. Whether it’s caused by broken promises, health issues, financial distress, or by family arguments, disappointment comes visiting. We need to better handle disappointment so we can…

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1 year ago

Exploring the Surprising Benefits of Essential Oils for Your Mind

Essential oils have garnered a lot of attention lately for their powerful health benefits. You may have come across essential oils being sold in shopping centers, and thought, “Well, they smell good, but do they really have any powers…

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1 year 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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1 year 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

1 year 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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1 year ago

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

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