Posts Tagged ‘mental health’

Unstoppable Women 60+: Inspiration for Success and Fitness at Any Age

60+ Women Sizzle: Racing to a Successful Finish Regardless of Age Last week, we celebrated an inspirational woman who, at 81, realized her lifelong dream of earning a college degree. This week, we celebrate two amazing women who are living proof that “age is nothing but a number.” Meet Jamie Rivers (age 60) and Melody-Anne […]

Money Management for Women 50+ : Suze Orman on Financial Planning for Retirement

A recent AARP survey revealed that 60% of seniors have had to change their retirement plans as a result of the economic downturn. Although these numbers might dismay us, there is much we can do to ease financial hardship down the road. Financial planning expert Suze Orman’s new book: The Money Class: Learn to Create […]

Joy is the New Success: Keys to Health, Love, Creativity and Longevity

Joy is the new success in life and work! From my studies of the fields of positive psychology and the science of happiness, I have deepened my respect for the essential nature of¬† joy in our lives. It’s now proven that people who know how to activate inner joy are more successful in all areas […]

Sex for Women over 50, 60, 70+: Lovemaking and Passion as You Age

Women, Sex and Aging: Tips and Tools for more Enjoyment It’s long been acknowledged that for human beings, sex is a need, not a luxury. So how do we deal with some of the common problems related to sex and aging? These can include diminishing sex drive (which is unfortunately much more common among women), […]

Overcome Stress and Depression: Nature as Therapy

How Can Women over 50 Reduce Stress and Depression? Take a Hike! A staggering 80% of us live in urban areas — a statistic that illustrates just how many of us might be disconnected from the natural world. This is a shame, as studies have repeatedly shown that our psychological well-being is heavily impacted by […]

Positive Psychology Video on Youtube: Harvard’s Tal Ben-Shahar Presents

Positive Psychology Teaches¬† How to Find Fulfillment and Happiness after Fifty Did you know that 40% of your happiness is up to you? You can raise your “happiness set point”¬† by learning simple, proven habits and attitudes. My forthcoming book, Joy after Fifty, is based on those principles and practices from the field of positive […]

Resilience in Sendai, Japan: Hope, Caring, and Love Triumph Over Devastation

The human spirit triumphs after devastating earthquake and tsunami. To start your week on an up note, I offer you a letter written by an American woman in Japan–a story of love, compassion, caring and strength. In these troubling times, I feel that we need stories like this to remind of the goodness that lives […]

Healthy Aging for Active Women: Superfoods for Beauty, Longevity and Vitality

We’ve all heard that regular exercise is a miraculous way to stay vital and healthy. We know it boosts our mood, our sex lives, prevents chronic health problems, and aids in weight loss and high quality sleep. So, if you’re one of the many women working to stays active as you age, well done! But […]

Monday Morning Meditation for Earthquake and Tsunami Victims: Send Healing Prayers

Meditation for Inner Peace: Sending Our Love to Japan What can we do? Maybe you are feeling, as I have been, so saddened and powerless to help the victims of the horrific earthquake and tsunami¬† in Japan. I feel as though there are no words to express the sorrow I feel…and the helplessness. At least […]

Lower Blood Pressure, Improve Mental Health, Live Longer: Stress Relief Tips

How to Reduce Stress, Increase Happiness and Longevity… Stress is the leading cause of dis-ease! It can cause headaches, gastrointestinal problems, heart disease, high blood pressure, depression, fatigue, poor concentration, memory problems AND it can take years off your life! Yikes… What can you do to relieve these debilitating symptoms? Plenty, as it turns out. […]

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