womenTALK: Midlife Matters

Tuesday, Jun 21st 2016

5 Easy Ways to Have Your Healthiest Summer Ever

authored by Sheryl Kraft

The June solstice, the official start of the summer season, made its arrival yesterday. When the sun set close to 8:34 PM on the East Coast, it was the culmination of the longest day—and the shortest night—of the year.

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Tuesday, Jun 14th 2016

Flip-Flops Are Bad for Politicians—and for Your Feet

authored by Sheryl Kraft

Are you getting as weary as I am of this (rather endless) presidential race, full of drama, blaming, shaming and its usual share of flip-flops?

But the good news is that we can distract ourselves with beautiful, warm weather (finally)!

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Monday, Jun 13th 2016

My Post-50 Yoga Journey: Time to Celebrate Accomplishments

authored by Judy Freedman

"How do you feel?" asked my teacher B, after I concluded my final one-hour practice teaching to become a yoga instructor. I was overwhelmed with gratitude for all that I had accomplished during the past 16 months of YTT 200 training at Lourdes Institute of Wholistic Studies in Camden, NJ.

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Tuesday, Jun 07th 2016

Do You Have Computer Vision Syndrome?

authored by Sheryl Kraft

Recently, my husband, while picking up the newspaper that sat outside our door, untouched for the entire day, asked me why I still subscribe to the print version. "Isn't so much easier just to read it on the computer, especially since sometimes you miss a day?" he asked.

Apologies to all the trees and ink and eco-conscious among us, but I'm a holdout for the real thing. 

Maybe it's not so bad. Maybe I'm doing my eyes a favor.

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Friday, Jun 03rd 2016

A Fabulous Day of Fashion at the Met Costume Exhibit

authored by Judy Freedman

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Tuesday, May 31st 2016

Bobbi Brown's Makeup Tips

authored by Sheryl Kraft

Need any good makeup tips?

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Friday, May 27th 2016

70Candles! Authors Share Advice on Positive Aging

authored by Judy Freedman

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Tuesday, May 24th 2016

When to Seek Medical Help for an Eye Problem

authored by Sheryl Kraft

Recently, my colleague Marcia wrote about a frightening experience she had with a retinal tear. Fortunately, she was able to see her ophthalmologist and receive emergency laser treatment to stave off an impending detachment. Her story had a happy ending, because she was proactive and didn't take a wait-and-see attitude.

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Tuesday, May 17th 2016

Are You the Child of a Narcissist?

authored by Sheryl Kraft

It's a common scenario: Your parent is aging, and little by little the roles are reversing. You are becoming their parent, and they are becoming like your child.

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Saturday, May 14th 2016

Celebrate National Better Hearing Month With a Free Screening

authored by Judy Freedman

As a blogger I get invited to a variety of press events. I wasn't able to attend Duracell's "Stay Connected" event in New York City last week, but I wanted to share some news from the initiative in honor of National Better Hearing Month, which takes place in May.

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