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Category: Female 50+

The Health Coach Learns a Thing or Two

As a coach, I am always on a quest to gain ever more insight into both personal and professional growth. So, recently I read the book The One Thing by Gary Keller and Jay Papasan and listened to over 30 episodes of Geoff Woods’ The One Thing podcast. I immediately recognized how their program would […]

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Goals Planner

Willpower & Discipline … Ugh!

First, let’s talk about change. It’s hard! By the time we’re 50 and older, we’re darned stuck in our ways, right?! In order to make changes last, we have to learn about how to effectively use discipline and willpower. In his book, The One Thing, Gary Keller says what we need is a new habit, […]

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Lifelong Learning

What Putting Together an IKEA Chair Can Do for Your Brain

What does Lifelong Learning mean to you? Do you think of taking formal classes in person or online? Maybe you think of traveling and learning new customs and languages. What if I told you that every single day you are learning something, and when you get intentional about it, it expands and preserves your ability […]

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Let’s Simplify! The 50+ Downsizing Plan … Book of Memories

You’re over 50 so I know you’ve collected a few things in your life. You might be like my friend who has saved ticket stubs and playbills from every concert and performance she’s attended, you might have saved every dog collar or your children’s toys, or you might be like me and have some of […]

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Watermelon!

Maybe it’s not quite the official watermelon season, and some of my sustainable friends might give me grief, but those little ‘personal’ watermelons are in stores and are very tasty at this time of year. (I prefer to call them snack size since I consider any watermelon my ‘personal’ watermelon … size matters not!) Watermelon […]

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7 Ways to Take Out a Killer!

Stress is a killer. It’s that simple. It might seem like you have no options, but the reality is that you do. With that in mind, let’s look at how to discern how you can best reduce the stress in your life. We’ll start out easy and move into the more challenging areas: Exercise. This […]

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Osteoporosis?

About that dairy stuff you’re eating so much of … You know, cheese, yogurt, ice cream and milk? According to Dr. Bruce Berman, data indicate that middle-aged women who consume greater amounts of calcium from dairy are at significantly higher risk for hip fractures than women who receive their calcium from non-dairy sources. Add to […]

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Female & 50+? Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis affects a lot of women over 50 but if you don’t have it now, or have it in a non-debilitating way, you can ward off future problems by doing a couple of things: Walk. Start slow if you’re sedentary, building speed and distance over time. Ladies Home Journal has a great set of exercises […]

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Female & 50+ Go Ahead & Leap!

What leaves you with increased confidence and a smile on your face? (No, I’m not going there!) Do something that takes you out of your comfort zone. It doesn’t have to be jumping out of a plane or zip-lining, although those are definitely out of my comfort zone. It can be helping serve dinner at […]

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