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

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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10 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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11 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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12 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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1 year 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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1 year 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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1 year 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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1 year 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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1 year ago

Knowing When It Is Time to Walk Away from Difficult Situations

It is a warm sunny day as I skip beside by mother in our backyard. I am four years old, and this is one of my earliest memories. We have matching blue watering cans, only mine is much smaller than hers. The rose bushes, which beautifully line…

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1 year ago

5 Reasons Why You Want to Start Meditating After 60

Being 60 has a lot of perks. We get to experience retirement, stronger friendships, second act opportunities, no more periods, and an appreciation of our time. Each moment we get to decide our state of mind, decode our perceptions, and seize the day…

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