positive aging

The No-Surgery Face-Lift

Posted on 06/27/2014 by |Best of Everything After 50 | Comments

Beauty & FashionPlastic surgery, Botox, fillers — anything (and everything!) to help us look prettier and perkier is on the rise. Why? It’s simple: We’re living in a society that puts a premium on being young, or at least looking that way. This can sometimes cause even the most levelheaded and prudent among us — men as well as women — to take drastic action. Let’s not rush to judge those who choose to have surgery or less-invasive procedures. Because, as we …

Can Meditation Stop You from Looking Older Than You Are?

Posted on 05/8/2014 by |Best of Everything After 50 | Comments

Beauty & FashionHow many of these stressors have you encountered this week?: * Work obligations * Deadlines * A family member in need * Bank-account angst * Any front-page headline! Now, how did you react to those forces? Did you succumb to the stress, letting it do its dirty work on body, face and soul? Or did you consider a different path altogether? A new study shows that a simple technique for calming your mind — anytime, anywhere — can alter the …

In 2014 I Will…Embrace Positive Aging!

Posted on 12/30/2013 by |Best of Everything After 50 | Comments

Beauty & FashionWith the holidays in the rear-view mirror, many of us are scribbling lists of ways to improve ourselves in the New Year: Lose weight. Change jobs. Spend less. Save more. But why not try something completely different this year? Rather than resolving to change yourself, how about embracing  yourself? It starts with your age: Once you’ve embraced your age, work your way toward embracing and loving your shape…your looks…everything about the way you are now. That’s the essence of positive …