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Fit and Fab Past 50

Fit and Fab Past 50

For many, slowing down is not an option when you pass 50. So, why slow down?  If you're in reasonably good health, an active lifestyle and self-improvement don't have to end, whether you're embracing 59 or clinging to 29. 

The Fire This Time: Harnessing Menopausal Madness

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The Fire This Time: Harnessing Menopausal Madness

Do you remember when you were a teenager and your mother could shut you up and stop you in your tracks with a look that could divide bone and marrow? I didn't understand her superpower, then, but I get it now. She had fire coursing through her veins, just like I have now. But more than likely, she didn't know how to harness it, and it had it's way with her. It still does with so many of us, mainly because we don't acknowledge, discuss or understand it. The culprit – or the power source, depending on your perspective – is menopause. And menopause is not fair.

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Insomniac No More:  Getting the Sleep You Need

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Insomniac No More: Getting the Sleep You Need

Reaching 50+ is indeed a joy and a blessing.  However, it may come with some challenges.  One of the central issues is insomnia.  Just the worry of not sleeping can cause a problem of its own.  As you begin the second half of your life, you may need less sleep.  You may think you have insomnia, when that may not necessarily the case.  

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