The Succulent Wife's Blog Posts Tagged 'aging' (11)

Making Your Dreams Come True

By Carol Cassara – Contributor & Midlife Wrangler

We’re the first generation to hit middle age (and official “senior” status) that knows we’re going to live longer—and healthier.  And that means we still have at least another 20 years to make our dreams come true.

Julia Child, Gandhi, Dr. Ruth, and authors Laura Ingalls Wilder and Frank McCourt were all late…

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Added by The Succulent Wife on June 9, 2013 at 6:48am — No Comments

It is All About the Hair – B’iota Botanicals

By Audrey van Petegem, Chief Editor

Recently, I wrote an article about feeling beautiful as I age. In the article I included …

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Added by The Succulent Wife on June 8, 2013 at 6:49am — No Comments

Aging Gracefully

By Liza Kovacs, M.S.C, M.A., Fitness Contributor

Wow. I know I am not the only one who thinks about the future and wish for this, to be spared somewhat from the ravages of time and to sail through the twilight of my life with ease and elegance. My older sister reminded me again recently about Baby Boomers and their needs. While I fall a year short of being officially…

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Added by The Succulent Wife on June 7, 2013 at 6:17am — No Comments

Making Your Dreams Come True: Can’t do it? Sure you can.

By Carol Cassara – Contributor & Midlife Wrangler

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Since we’re living healthier and longer, we Boomers are finding time to do the things we once dreamed of doing. I’m sharing my own path to making a dream come true with you, and hope that…

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Added by The Succulent Wife on June 1, 2013 at 7:10am — No Comments

Turning 50: 8 Pieces of Advice I Would Give My 20 Year-Old Self

By Audrey van Petegem, Senior Editor

My husband surprised me with a 50th birthday party this summer. He invited all my friends throughout my many stages of life to come and share pictures of me when they knew-me-back-when. It was really fun to watch the slide show and reminisce about the good times with old friends.

There was one of me on my father’s sailboat that my…

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Added by The Succulent Wife on November 13, 2012 at 11:18am — No Comments

Turning 50 - 6 Things I Learned About Turning 50

By Audrey van Petegem, Senior Editor

It has been six months since I started this series on turning 50 and, finally, the day arrived last Sunday, June 10th. It is official! I am half a century old. Woot!

I am so thankful that I took this opportunity to celebrate my 50th…

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Added by The Succulent Wife on July 26, 2012 at 2:10pm — No Comments

Beauty and Wisdom - Altering the Perception of Aging

By Robbie Kaye, Photographer and Guest Contributor

Why is it a daunting task to alter the perception of aging and beauty when we all do it? What if there were billboards of sexy 50 and 60 year olds doing sports or just close ups of their aged faces? What if there were pictures of older men and women in hair salons? Why should…

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Added by The Succulent Wife on March 5, 2012 at 7:06pm — No Comments

Turning 50 - Looking and Feeling Great!

As I age I notice that I do not exercise the way I used to. For one thing, I no longer care as much about the latest fitness trend. I still enjoy the social sports like golf and enjoy swimming, yoga and skiing when I can. The reality is that none of these are consistent. I have never been a runner and quite frankly it hurts my feet, knees and back. So, my regular exercise regimen simply consists of walking almost everyday. I do anywhere from two to five miles.…

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Added by The Succulent Wife on February 25, 2012 at 1:15pm — No Comments

Mid - Life Crisis - 5 Things I Learned About Getting Organized

 

By Marjie Killeen, Contributor- Midlife Wisdom

Now that I’m in my late 40s, I’m creating my own midlife crisis in hopes that I can experience meaningful growth without having a nervous breakdown. After coming to terms with…

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Added by The Succulent Wife on April 29, 2011 at 12:38pm — No Comments

5 Things I Learned About Getting Organized From My Midlife Crisis

By Marjie Killeen, Contributor- Midlife Wisdom

Now that I’m in my late 40s, I’m creating my own midlife crisis in hopes that I can experience meaningful growth without having a nervous breakdown. After coming to terms with…

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Added by The Succulent Wife on April 13, 2011 at 1:14pm — No Comments

4 Things I Learned From Being a Sex Columnist

By Marjie Killeen, Contributor – Midlife Wisdom

(See the intro to Marjie’s series here)

This year I’m being proactive and confronting the issues that come with middle age by having a creative midlife crisis.  I’m hoping for all the excitement and…

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Added by The Succulent Wife on March 17, 2011 at 6:37pm — No Comments

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