I hope you’ll enjoy this personally curated gift giving guide. It includes a few of my favorites, products that I use and love.  And one new product that I haven’t used yet, but whose graceful design has caught my eye. Whether you’re looking for a gifts for friends, family members or for [more]
Tips For Successfully Creating A New Habit
2017 is around the corner and it’s time to throw the hammer down on New Year’s resolutions.   Truthfully the odds any of us will make successful changes are slim. I mean really, I can't tell you how many times I've decided that TOMORROW  I'm going to start to eat more veggies, stop eati [more]
Take a Deep Breath, Or Two – Managing Stress Over 50
STRESS ALERT!   In the last few months money has been tight at my house. OH, we can pay our bills, but there is little left to spread around after the well pump had to be replaced and the winter's propane bill got dropped in our mailbox.   It's nothing new, it isn't all the time and I'm not com [more]
Your Best Investment?  Your Health
I’ve got an embarrassing admission to make.  I’ve never been very good at managing my investments.  Oh, I know how much I’ve got in the bank and I have a great financial guy who manages my meager retirement fund, but I’m not really very savvy when it comes to maximizing my investments. [more]
Balance, a Use It or Lose It Proposition
The first thing I want you to do is to stop reading, get up and stand on one foot for 60 seconds. Go ahead.  Try it.  Get up and stand on one foot without holding onto anything. If you were successful, congrats you are on your way to having a great sense of balance.   If not, that’s ok [more]
How To Create A Moving Life
  Getting older is a challenge.  There’s no denying.  Time marches on.  And truth be told, it's not much fun. But because you’re a baby boomer, I have no doubt you’re determined to make your “third act” purposeful and active.  We are a generation of ‘do-ers’ and that does [more]
Strong Women, Healthy Women – Body Weight Exercises To Increase Your Strength
  It’s not pretty.  But loss of muscle mass, decreased bone density and weight gain are all part of the changes we face heading into our 50’s and 60’s. And while it can be discouraging, even depressing, the good news is that there is something you can do about these changes.   You [more]
Flexibility – 5 Stretches Designed to Keep You Moving
I don't know about you, but some days I’m just really stiff and sore.  It might be a stiff back when I wake up, sometimes it’s a sense all day that my joints are just not getting enough lube, kind of like the Tin Man in The Wizard of Oz.  And then some days I feel nice and flexible. No [more]
Over 50?  Here Are 5 Things You MUST Include In Your Fitness Program.
Let’s face it.  When you hit 50 it seems that every ounce of your body begins to change.  Hot flashes, sleepless nights, weight gain, fatigue - the list is long.  It’s as if your body’s owner’s manual no longer applies and you have to figure out a whole new approach to feeling healthy and [more]
For Lordy’s Sake Stay Healthy
I had a great grandmother who admonished, "Don't wish your life away.  And while that’s sage advice, I find February to be a month I spend wondering if I should have made some resolutions for the year ahead. I haven’t. Nope, I got to February and can breathe a sigh of relief. Does anyone [more]
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