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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.

Don’t Let Covid-19 Fear Hold You Hostage
6 months ago

Don’t Let Covid-19 Fear Hold You Hostage

By  •  Mindset

Sometimes, it’s just all too much. If we only knew that the end was in sight, that by X date life would return to normal, that work would resume, income would flow again…
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Lockdown Challenges and How I Learned to Handle the Zoom Room
6 months ago

Lockdown Challenges and How I Learned to Handle the Zoom Room

By  •  Lifestyle

They say, “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks.” If ever there was an aphorism with which I totally disagree, and which I continue to challenge, then this is the one!
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Should We Reveal Vulnerability and Depression to Our Children and Grandchildren?
6 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. Read More

How to Relax and Relieve Stress with Your Very Own Home Retreat
6 months ago

How to Relax and Relieve Stress with Your Very Own Home Retreat

Going on an organised retreat can be expensive and requires travel. To save both cash and time you can set up a retreat for yourself – and maybe a friend or two – and enjoy a relaxed time of self-nurturing without leaving home…

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Locked Down in Paradise: Finding a Practical Way to Manage the Stress
6 months ago

Locked Down in Paradise: Finding a Practical Way to Manage the Stress

Much like the rest of the world, Koh Lanta is locked down. No one can get off the island, and no one can get on. There are exceptions for medical personnel and food delivery…
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About Time – Can We Ever Have Enough of It?
7 months ago

About Time – Can We Ever Have Enough of It?

By  •  Mindset

Time is a very strange phenomenon. For most of our lives, we don’t have enough. We struggle with children and jobs and housework and think “If only I had more time, I would get on with…”
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2 Exercises to Cope with Challenges in Our Lives
7 months ago

2 Exercises to Cope with Challenges in Our Lives

As we are all feeling the anxiety, fear, and stress of this unprecedented time in our lives, we need to do as much as we can to help ourselves manage our feelings and cope with this critical situation…
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Manage Your Mental and Emotional Health in Difficult Times
7 months ago

Manage Your Mental and Emotional Health in Difficult Times

For decades, boomers have been exposed to a myriad of changes, both small and big; global and personal; shocking and gentle; and through it all, you’re still here by the grace of either good genes…
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5 Tips to Help You Relax at Any Time of the Year
7 months ago

5 Tips to Help You Relax at Any Time of the Year

These are five simple tips that I use regularly to help me unwind after a tough day. If you have anxieties, trouble switching off after a long day or have trouble sleeping at night, feel free to try them for yourself…
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#StayHome and Indulge Your Passion While You Have the Time and Opportunity
7 months ago

#StayHome and Indulge Your Passion While You Have the Time and Opportunity

The top priority of the day for many of us in the Sixty and Me community is to stay safe and, from a distance, ensure our friends and family are safe, too. COVID-19 has changed life more…
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