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…)
Posts Tagged ‘The Best of Everything After 50: The Experts’ Guide to Style’
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…)
|So thrilled that FOF, a leading website for women over 45 invited me to come on board as their “Chief Pundit.” I’ll be covering topics that are of interest and importance to women, especially those–like me–who want all the tools we can get to live our best lives as we get older. Here’s the lovely introduction from FOF’s founder, Geri Brin. I hope you’ll check out FOF every week to see what this pundit is yakking about. (more…)|
It’s so easy to get overwhelmed.
A plan to lose weight, start a fitness program, save money, spend more time volunteering, get out the door faster every morning — or do anything new — can be stymied before you even start… if it seems too difficult to achieve. Like most of us, you’ll be tempted to just give up.
There’s a simple solution to streamlining your goals, plans, even beauty routines, so you actually accomplish what you’ve set out to do… successfully. (more…)
I started paying attention to my skin when I hit 50. Before that I would slap on whatever was around, used sunscreen only when I was at the beach, and figured “Oh well . . . I’ve already damaged it by spending countless hours in the sun, slathered with baby oil mixed with iodine, speeding up the damage by using a reflector, listening to Creedence Clearwater Revivial.”
Hmmmm. Smart. (more…)
I just wrote an article about how women should consider living together as they age to pool resources and skills . . . and if done right, it could be fun . . . like summer camp for adults. It’s on Huffington Post and the comments are coming in, fast and furious.
It really could be fun, but if you get the wrong partners . . . it would be anything but. Not good. (more…)