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Embracing Gray Hair or Not | Living Our Best Life After 50

Embracing Gray Hair or Not – Own What Happens to You Naturally Have you noticed? There is a gray hair revolution going on and it’s sweeping the nation! More and more women are embracing their gray hair, at whatever age it shows up – and rocking it with confidence and beauty. “What makes this movement feel so revolutionary… it’s about women owning what happens to us naturally.” – Deanna Pai, beauty writer, glamour.com It is natural – and it represents what is key: our individual choice. Today many of us have…

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How to Reach Goals Despite Obstacles | Make the Life You Want Happen

How to Reach Goals Despite Obstacles Don’t Let these 3 Things Stop You from Making the Life You Want Happen There’s lots of talk about mindfulness – being in the present moment with full sensory appreciation of what is. Gratitude is the fastest way to feeling peace and fulfilment. But mindful appreciation doesn’t mean you can’t want more. Pushing yourself to take steps toward more daily, to reach goals and live the life you want is a form of self-love and something many of us have lost the ability to…

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You Have to Find Happiness Within Yourself

Start a Deliberate Path to Happy What do we all want the most (besides chocolate)? To be happy. Happy is not something you can buy in a store or online or arrive at after reaching a particular goal. The real struggle for happiness begins on the inside. And it can take work. The kind of work that comes from within. Learning how to be speak to yourself with love and kindness, and actually coach yourself, is an important form of personal growth. And if you’re like me, there’s a decent…

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My Top Health and Wellness Products – Living Life After 50

My Top Health and Wellness Products I’ve always been drawn to organic and holistic natural living products – all the way back to my teenage years – when these types of methods and products were not as mainstream as today. Before ever walking into a natural market, I remember making sugar and honey facial scrubs and using lemon juice to whiten my nails, drinking chamomile for stomachaches and soaking in Epsom salt baths. Maybe it’s a part of my overall growing need to discard as many toxic harmful products (and…

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Caring for Kids and Parents – Learning to Protect Your Own Energy

Caring for Kids and Parents… Learning to Protect Your Own Energy in the Midlife Vise It’s called midlife – the middle years – when we are considered to be middle-aged. Not very accurate when we consider life expectancy, but it’s still the term used to bunch those of us over forty and beyond together. I think defining midlife as being the period of time that we are caught in the middle is far more accurate. There we are, smack dab in the middle between the busy-busy first few decades of…

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Making New Friends In Your 50’s – Why You Should and How to Do So

Rekindling Old, and Making New, Friends in Your 50s Never doubt that having good friends continues to be important as we get older. In fact, I think midlife is a time when having real friends is more crucial than ever. I say real friends because this is definitively the time for quality over quantity. Having friends, even just one, who see you and hear you, and for whom you do the same, is incredibly grounding, comforting and vital. “Spending time with positive, loving friends you care about and trust can…

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