Category Archives: Love and Marriage

Anger Management

I just found this great BBC summary of what anger is, and why it is so important to understand it!

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How soon is sex safe after a heart attack?

This can be a difficult question to ask your doctor, but you should ask. Learn more here.

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Healthy midlife weight loss

I’m inching ever closer to my target weight now.  This morning when I glanced at myself in my full-length mirror, my immediate response was, “Oh, so that’s what I’m supposed to look like.” FLASH FORWARD… In the past year I … Continue reading

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Is finding love a part of healthy aging?

It is an unusual human being who has not experienced feelings of abandonment or betrayal in their lifetime.  When these misfortunes occur we normally look for the life lesson in them, and too often believe the lesson is that love … Continue reading

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Can you really die from a broken heart?

When people encounter certain distressing situations, a flood of stress hormones are unleashed, taking a drastic toll on the heart and causing sudden life-threatening heart spasms in otherwise healthy people.   Such situations may include: A traumatic romantic breakup The shock … Continue reading

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Why do Americans keep getting fatter?

In a time of many great excuses for eating too much like “the holidays,”  I have seen a few important stories in the mainstream media recently which explain much about Americans and their ever increasing girth. It seems we have … Continue reading

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Do you hope to live past 90?

When I first started writing my Midlife Crisis Queen blog four years ago, at age 52, it seemed like everyone asked me, “What is midlife?” Now it’s beginning to seem like I may be right in the MIDDLE of my … Continue reading

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Why meditate?

The deceptively simple act of meditating prompts changes in your body, including in your autonomic nervous system, which regulates your heartbeat, digestion, breathing and sweating, among other functions. It’s also been shown to prompt beneficial changes in your brain, and … Continue reading

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Learn how to believe in love again!

My Believe in Love Again blog is taking off lately along with e-book sales! Don’t miss my new post: Why don’t I believe in love?

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The most important thing I have learned about midlife weight loss

After losing 30 pounds in the past few months, I am now amazed at how little I need to eat each day to feel full, comfortable and content. I see now that most of my previous food consumption was simply … Continue reading

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