By then she had quit smoking. But for the next 40+ years, until my stepfather passed on, she was an innocent victim of ’second-hand smoke’ which no doubt contributed to her COPD. (more…)
Posts Tagged ‘health after 50’
This week the wonderful women behind the online mini-mag we call FASHION FLASH has gathered the best tips on being cool, confident and current this summer.
The supercool site–NoNonsenseBeautyBlog–is the host.
Articles include how to lose belly fat after menopause, making the most delicious summer smoothie using the hottest superfood of the year (that’s mine!), the most stylish way to wear summer scarves, keeping hair from frizzing up and your makeup from melting down . . . and so much more! It’s all right here in this week’s FASHION FLASH. Just click here to get to the goods. Enjoy!
I write frequently about being fearless after fifty because a few years ago I chose to embrace my age with confidence, dignity, and joy. Part of my life’s mission is to share that message with others. Admittedly, getting older isn’t always easy: all kinds of changes — wanted and unwanted — go hand-in-hand with aging, which can often be so scary it stops us in our tracks, keeping us from moving forward.
But fear isn’t as evil as we think. While it’s usually viewed as an emotional experience we should avoid at all costs, in truth fear can turn our lives around by forcing us to make change for the better — if harnessed correctly. (more…)