Category: Health & Wellness

how stress can be good for your health
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I know what you’re thinking. How in the world can stress be good for my health?!? Most of the time when we think of being stressed, our minds conjure up events (real or imagined) where we were upset, angry, frustrated, emotionally drained, sad, hopeless…and more. Basically, we were not in a good place, and who wants that? Well, there are actually two types of stress:   Distress, which refers to negative stress, such as a

Three Simple Tips for Healthier Eating
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Our weekly coffee chat has a new look! In my effort to be purposeful about everything I do, and write about, my goal is to incorporate a theme into these posts. I still have a cup of coffee nearby…that hasn’t changed…but the focus will be on topics of interest to us as women in midlife, highlighting one each week. And we’re interested in so many things, including healthy eating, remaining strong and fit, caring for

Simple morning routine for women over 50
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There is something about a simple, healthy morning routine that has a positive impact on my day. It’s not that I’m obsessing over making sure that I do the same things at the same time every day…not like that at all. So what is it that makes a difference? I believe that as women over 50 (or any age, really) when we start our day with some reflection and self care, we provide our mind

kali boxes organic feminine care
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I recently learned about Kali Boxes for safe, organic feminine care, and would love to share this knowledge with you. It isn’t ‘just another choice’ in the ever increasing array of subscription box services. Kali Boxes are a wonderful source for women (and young women) who are committed to using feminine products that are safe for their bodies as well as for the planet. After all, when we establish high standards for what we will

best tips for enjoying holiday meals without gaining weight
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Are you going to be doing some serious holiday eating? The best tips to enjoy holiday meals without gaining weight are not rocket science, my friends. No revelations, here. There is a bit of a secret, though, to finding success during this time of year when binge eating is…well, almost acceptable. I’ll tell you what it is. You need to commit to following ALL of these simple actions, EACH TIME  you are going to a