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midlife, personal growth

Six Traits of Positive Thinking Women Over Fifty (Who Kick Butt)

6 Traits of Positive Thinking Women Over Fifty We’re all trying to be our best self and live our best life, especially after we hit fifty. On that mission, some days we feel victorious and some days we feel like we’re a complete mess. In the middle of it all lies our attitude and all-important (my opinion!) mindset. Why do some women seem so positive and confident as they power through their day, and some women walk around feeling defeated and undeserving? How can you feel more positive and mindfully…

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midlife, midlife health & wellness, personal growth

Stress in Life After Fifty | Taking It One Day at a Time

By midlife, every one of us (including us positive thinkers) has some level of unhealthy stress and overwhelm going on in their life. Some of the stress and overwhelm stems from our personal circumstances, some comes from other people’s drama around us, and some of it is of our own creation. What we all have in common is often simply trying to do too much. Regardless of what the sources of your stress may be, when the stress level gets the best of you, you’ve got to simplify, follow your…

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midlife, personal growth

Learning to Mindfully Let Feelings Pass on Through

Whether you’re having the best day of your life or the worst, every feeling you have passes like clouds in the sky. Passing clouds and blue skies… sounds so wonderful and yet positively awful. We can’t freeze time. And would we really want to? Being unable to pause time is frustratingly awful because we can’t freeze still the amazing, magical, deeply inspiring and nourishing moments. Moments like a baby’s first smile, the sound of our child’s laughter, the expansive feeling when you receive incredibly good news, the flutter in your…

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midlife, personal growth

How to Reduce Negative Thoughts and Energy | 3 Ways to Protect Your Positive Vibes

Learning to protect your positive vibes and avoid the drag down is essential to positive thinking and living a positive life. What are vibes? Relax. There’s nothing kooky or new-agey about it. Your vibe is your general energy, your mood, how you think and feel in any given moment, and how you react to the people and circumstances around you. Your vibe or your energy (interchangeable terms for this topic) can vary greatly. For example, your energy can instantly shoot from peaceful and calm to full-out anxiety and stress in…

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midlife, personal growth

How to Reach Your Goals and Dreams | Follow These Four Actions

How to Reach Your Goals and Dreams Actions to Put You on the Path to Success All dreams and goals start as a seed. That little seed of a thought in your mind that you feel drawn and determined to set out to accomplish. Goals are personal and can be of any kind or size. Maybe you’d like to get in shape and improve your health, or learn a new language, or clear out the clutter in your home, improve your finances, or maybe start a new business. Whatever the…

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midlife, personal growth

How to Break Old Patterns that Prevent Growth

Are your habits keeping you stuck? Having a hard time figuring out how to make changes in your life that will lead to personal growth and to getting you moving forward taking steps toward your goals? Whether it’s your health, work, relationships, eating, or any other habits in your life keeping you stuck, there are ways to break old patterns and get momentum going in a positive direction. Taking time to be mindful and thereby taking notice and thinking about your patterns before you react is key to setting yourself…

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