6 Ways Turning 56 Was Far Different than 50

A few months ago I turned 56. To commemorate and celebrate, I ran 5.6 miles around Central Park. It felt good knowing I could run that distance and still be fit enough to join my husband and daughters at a birthday dinner downtown a few hours later. That’s a sea change from when I turned 50. Then –what now seems like a lifetime ago — running two miles would have been out of the question. I was out-of-shape and stuck …

Too Old For Long Hair?

Our knee-jerk reaction to the question of “are you too old for long hair?” is “no way, look at all the celebs over 50 with long hair.” However, the truth is: superstar hair is not to be believed. It’s been prepped, propped and staged with a shelf-load of products and extensions by pros laboring for hours. It is both over-styled and overworked. Women in and around the fashion business are far better role models for lengthy locks. Donna Karan, Diane …