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Middle Age

  • Today is my birthday

    Today is my birthday!

    Today is my birthday and I’m going to revel in it!  Let the festivities begin!  I turn 57!  Yes that is certainly getting up there.  Yes it is closer to 60 than it is…

    May 31, 2021
  • Managing Home Improvement Induced Anxiety

    Home Improvement Induced Anxiety – have you ever seen a post title like that one before?  I wonder if this post is a first?  Read on to better understand what I mean. Painters are…

    April 12, 2021
  • the 50's deep shift

    The 50’s deep shift

    A positive from 2020 2020 has been a challenging and very different year for us all.  On the positive side, it’s given us a lot of time for reflection. For me has come a…

    October 29, 2020
  • Two game changer cosmetics for midlife women

    Photo by Raphael Lovaski on Unsplash I was going to post all about my three night getaway to the Granite Belt today but I’ve had a rather busy and social week since I returned and haven’t yet…

    July 23, 2020
  • Pouring coffee for coffee catch up

    Coffee catchup: Ageing Fears, Christmas and more!

    I felt like a casual chat and catch up with you all today. The Gorgeous 50’s series is nearly finished and I’m keen to get it all wrapped up and completed because it’s been…

    December 5, 2019
  • The thyroid gland on the neck

    Thyroid Health in women and how age can affect it

    I was approached by Thyroid Advisor and asked if I’d be interested in publishing a guest post on thyroid health on the blog.  I don’t usually accept guest posts (outside of my Zen Tip…

    June 20, 2019
  • scatterbrain, brain fog,

    Midlife Scatterbrain

    I’m guest posting today over at Cresting the Hill as part of Leanne’s ‘Social Saturday’ series. I’m talking about a common midlife phenomenon ‘scatterbrain’ otherwise known as ‘brain fog’.  My post includes examples, reasons…

    September 15, 2018
  • menopause, hot flash, hot,

    Hot, Hot, Hot – Menopause

    This post is part of the Gorgeous 50’s series inspired by a book given to me by one of my sisters on my 50th birthday – ‘Grown up and Gorgeous in your 50’s’ by…

    July 26, 2018
  • skin care, skincare, beauty,

    Beauty: Skin Care

    This post is part of the Gorgeous 50’s series inspired by a book given to me by one of my sisters on my 50th birthday – ‘Grown up and Gorgeous in your 50’s’ by…

    March 14, 2018
  • mid life brain shift, lady, woman

    Mid-life brain shift

    This post is part of the Gorgeous 50’s series inspired by a book given to me by one of my sisters on my 50th birthday – ‘Grown up and Gorgeous in your 50’s’ by…

    March 1, 2018
  • Bones, Bone Health, Women, Fifty plus

    No bones about it!

    This post is part of the Gorgeous 50’s series inspired by a book given to me by one of my sisters on my 50th birthday – ‘Grown up and Gorgeous in your 50’s’ by…

    February 1, 2018
  • blouse, jacket, fashion

    50 and Stylish: 6 Ways to Update your Wardrobe

    This post is written by guest author, Helen Bradford.  More information on Helen can be found at the end of the post. Long gone are the days when women over 50 were expected to…

    January 25, 2018