I’ve just joined an amazing group of women bloggers in something called ‘FASHION FLASH‘! Every week we each submit a blog and one of us serves as ‘host’ so all the blogs can be shared! Fun! The information runs the gamut from skin care, to health and fitness, nutrition, style, and so much more . . . all geared to making you look great, feel great, and have the best of everything! This week the host is beautiful Staness Jonekos, who wrote The Menopause Makeover. To check out the articles and learn more about the incredible women who are in the ‘FASHION FLASH‘ group . . . click here . . . and enjoy!
Posts Tagged ‘AARP. The Best of Everything After 50’
Nag alert: we all need to move our bodies every day. Period. Running, walking, spinning, biking . . . whatever your choice is, you’ve got to do it every day. You’ll keep your weight down, health check numbers where they should be, and it just feels good! But, sometimes we need that little extra reason to get us out there. (more…)
Why Dale Carnegie is the Real Deal
A few weeks ago I bought a copy of How to Win Friends & Influence People by Dale Carnegie for my 18-year old daughter, a freshman in college.
I remember reading it after graduating, embarking on my new life out in the “real world.” It was recommended to me by a professor who believed that this book should be required reading for every college student. He was right. (more…)
(Note: This article originally appeared in FOF.)
I wasn’t one of those young women who gained the extra, unwanted 15 lbs. (famously called the ‘Freshman 15’) after starting college, probably because I was a commuter college student (or a ‘commuter chick’ as we were called at St. John’s University in Queens, NY). I was way too busy going to classes, then to work selling shoes at Bloomingdales (probably my all-time favorite job: I got a 20% employee discount) at nights and weekends, and then back to classes again the next day. I was too tired to eat most of the time. (more…)
Since entering my 50′s, I’ve had to keep a 6x magnifying mirror adhered to my bathroom mirror so I don’t end up putting mascara on my lips.Presbyopia (an age-related condition whereby eyes have trouble focusing on objects that are close) is a natural byproduct of getting older, and I have it in spades. According to the Vision Council, the leading trade organization representing the optical industry, an estimated (more…)
I am thrilled that the National Osteoporosis Foundation has chosen to recognize me as a leading voice of positive and healthy aging with the “Generations of Strength” Award, which will be give to me at the NOF annual “A Gift From Mothers to Daughters” luncheon on September 24th. (more…)