Cold Shoulder: Hot Look!

Finally! A trendy top that hits all the marks for those of us who are over 55.  The open shoulder – or cold shoulder – top is popping up everywhere this summer, and for women who feel uncomfortable with sleeveless tops, this is a perfect fashion solution. The open shoulder top has sleeves, with slits…

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How You Affect the Travel Industry

We’ve long known that travel doesn’t become any less important as you get older.  In fact, it often becomes a priority.  Older consumers often have more disposable income and time, which lends itself to the pursuit of adventure. With increased good health and inspired by a plethora of options, this consumer group is going further afield and…

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Travel is Tops

Travel is at the top of the agenda for many people over the age of 55. The kids are raised and the career is often secure and predictable, freeing up time for the pursuit of personal interests. Some have worked at a job long enough to warrant longer vacation time while others are simply making…

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The Artist In You

It’s been said there is an artist in all of us. If you look around at what is produced as “art” you’ll soon realize that creativity comes in many forms.  What might be my taste isn’t another person’s cup of tea. I’m continually blown away by new expressions of art.  Have you ever looked at…

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Discover Your Heart Wisdom

Stress is one of the most uncomfortable conditions with which our bodies have to deal. As stress increases, our ability to think creatively and find productive solutions decreases. My most common reaction to stress is worry – a habit I’ve favoured because of the energy it produces along with a sense that I’m ‘doing’ something about the situation, when,…

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Cure for the Craziness

As I write this post, it’s a little over a week away from the 2016 USA presidential election. The drama and anxiety that event is producing is off the Richter scale for Americans as well as those of us who view it from other countries via media reports. Add to that horrific terrorist attacks in…

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My Favourite Words

I like to play with words.  So, I took the word THRIVE and assigned a word to each letter  – a word that had meaning for me.  If you have a different set of words that are meaningful to you, feel free to list them in the comments. T – Transformation H – Harmony R…

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Marathon? Why Not?

Recently, I was part of the Goodlife Fitness Victoria Marathon. I couldn’t help thinking about the word ‘thrive’ as I witnessed thousands of people crossing the finish line having completed the marathon, the half marathon or the 8km road race. I was particularly struck by those who at my age or older were in better…

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