Here’s a truth. It’s simple. After Fifty, opportunities for “do-overs” are few and far between. A friend colored my hair for me. Kind of a friend. And, thank heavens I know someone who can strip out this awful color. Ahhhh, thanks for do-overs! But other situations, sometimes with far reaching implications, just can’t be R...Read More
It’s hard to believe how a few simple changes to our daily habits can impact our lives, and become a motivation for positive change. Here are a few simple things you can do every day to feel happier this week.
Almost every day we get small reminders that we are growing a little older. Perhaps an age spot or another wrinkle; it is easy to moan about getting old, trying to make excuses saying: “Age is only a number” or “I’m 60 going on 45. But, what is it about aging that makes us panic so much? Are we frightened of looking and feeling old because it rem...Read More
As we look at our retirement plan with concern, we realize that we need to continue working longer than we once imagined. For many Americans, modern- day retirement now includes working at least part-time. There are financial benefits, and it can help you stay active, engaged and happier during your retirement years. A recent New York Times documen...Read More
No matter our chronological age, when it comes to love we are all young inside. Many things have changed since our youthful, carefree days but some remain the same. We ask the same questions such as where to meet, and how to meet but the answers have changed. Dating After Fifty is quite different from being in our 20s, 30s, and 40s. Don’t let tha...Read More
Did you know that the most intelligent people are usually the least happy individuals among us? If you can relate to most of the signs of a smart person we’ve put together, you must have a high IQ, but might be rather unhappy in life. Follow professional advice of leading experts in psychology to transform your life in a positive way.
Is your mojo a no-show? You’re not alone. Decrease in desire is the most common sexual problem women report, and it can begin as early as the 30s. One fairly recent solution for women with low libido is a little pink pill called Addyi (flibanserin). The good news is women the FDA finally approved something to improve the libido of women. But it’s g...Read More
We understand that not everyone likes to travel. No doubt it can be challenging, but there are significant benefits if you choose to enliven your routine with a little excursion. Traveling makes you smarter! From the beginning of choosing a location, packing your suitcases and figuring out the logistics of who will water your plants or sit your pet...Read More
Growing up, we have big dreams to become something. An astronaut, a musician, a designer, a firefighter. As children, we imagine a life built around a career, even if we don’t really understand that’s what we’re doing. After we graduate from college, it’s time to realize those dreams. Posturings of fame and fortune surround us as we make photocopie...Read More
Over the last three decades of financial independence, Billy and I have done some extensive world travel. While we have seen the large cities, the amazing architecture, eaten in some of the finest restaurants and enjoyed museums, plays, and concerts, generally, we are attracted to Village Life. It might not be that different from the neighborhoods ...Read More
Recently I read an article about happiness and how we can increase its presence in our lives. Preventing Adaptation is the Key to Happiness The premise of the piece was that frequent, small pleasures increase our happiness level far more than one big pleasure. We adapt to a big pleasure until it becomes routine for us, so the new car we were so exc...Read More