Category: Health & Wellness

The Midlife Toolbox from Inspire My Style
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The Midlife ToolBox – Top Tools for a Healthy Lifestyle You’re going to enjoy these five keys to healthy aging from my Australian blogger friend, Sue Loncaric. You may know her from her website and Facebook groups as the Sizzling Toward 60 & Beyond blogger! Sue was one of the first to welcome me as a new midlife blogger, and we’ve remained long-distance “blogger friends” ever since. Sue has so much knowledge to contribute to

self care for women over 50 - my five essentials
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When you think about self care for women, particularly after the age of 50, what comes to mind? Eating well? Exercising? Keeping our hair trimmed, perhaps covering the gray? Regular dental check-ups? Annual physical? All good things to do and some are very important to our overall health. But let’s dig a little deeper. Why is self care so important? As women over 50 we’re not youngsters any more, our needs have changed over the

The Midlife Toolbox from Inspire My Style
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Our first guest blogger is Rebecca Forstadt Olkowski, founder of Baby Boomster. She is a travel/lifestyle blogger for active and fabulous women over 50 (see full bio at bottom of post), and is going to talk with us about our attitudes toward aging, being ourselves, and how we can always find opportunities to express ourselves, learn and grow as we get older. Let’s see what Rebecca has to say: Now That You’re Older Are You

Is it time to ditch the scale? A Midlife Perspective
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When I was in my early 20’s and put on a few pounds, I knew that it was a pattern I did not want to continue. I wasn’t married, didn’t have children, I was young, and there really was no reason for the weight gain except that I was being lazy about my eating habits. Losing a minimum of 5 pounds was not an option. So I got busy, went to an exercise facility (they

foods to avoid after 50 to look and feel your best
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I can remember when deciding what to eat was not a big deal. If I was hungry I would choose something I liked. Boom. Didn’t stop to think about whether or not it was healthy for me, how many carbs I was about to ingest, what the ingredient label looked like (who cares if it’s 3 paragraphs long) or if my organs were going to collapse and fail if I eat too much of this