Posts Tagged ‘stress’

Aging and Stress Solutions: 6 Tips for a Joyful Life

  Aging and Stress Solutions: 6 Tips for a Joyful Life I think we’d all agree that life today—natural disasters, global unrest, economic uncertainty—creates a stress response within. Since it’s proven that stress is the single factor most responsible for illness, anxiety and depression, I’d like to introduce you to 6 of the scientifically-proven practices […]

Springtime Joy: 6 Tips for and Renewal, Happiness and De-Stressing

Springtime Tips for De-Stressing, Balance, Joy and Renewal On the first day of Spring, March 20th,¬† I hope you are nurturing the seeds of growth and new beginnings that you have been incubating throughout the winter months. In celebration of longer days, I invite you to make time for joy in nature (no matter how […]

Best Holiday Gift: Peace, Joy and Vision at the Winter Solstice

Best Holiday Tip: The Gift of Winter Solstice 2011 Winter Solstice is one of my favorite holidays of the entire year. While I used to dread (a joy-buster) the darkness and cold of winter, I have now befriended the dark. I love to sit in the quiet, light a candle and enjoy the moment, as […]

Laughter as Medicine: The Fun Cure for Stress, Pain and Disease

Laugh Your Way to Health and Happiness Sometimes, laughter really is the best medicine. It can relieve anything from stress, chronic pain, depression, anxiety, loneliness, weak immunity, fatigue, heart disease, and more. Tension and stress melt away when you laugh because laughter loosens the body; a good, long laugh can relax your muscles for roughly […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

Tips for a Healthy, Aging Brain: Optimal Brain Function and Memory

Aging Brain Tips: How to Improve Memory and Optimize Brain Function Changes in memory are normal with age. It can¬† become difficult to focus on more than one thing, to retain – or quickly recall – information. We may begin to forget names, or misplace various items.¬†Such changes can instill panic, but what many do […]

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