How to Practice Mindful Aging

  • Posted on: 27 August 2019
  • By: helen
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Mindful aging is accepting and embracing changes that are an inevitable part of growing old, says psychotherapist and aging expert Andrea Brandt. And never limit what you think you can accomplish.
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Mindful aging is accepting and embracing changes that are an inevitable part of growing old, says psychotherapist and aging expert Andrea Brandt. And never limit what you think you can accomplish.

"There is no magical age at which we need to abandon our dreams and surrender our possibilities," says renowned psychotherapist and aging expert . So, as you think about growing older—which we all do, if we're lucky—Dr. Brandt says to ask yourself

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Finally Pregnant! This is Our Story of Living With Unexplained Infertility

  • Posted on: 5 July 2019
  • By: helen
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Like many other couples wanting to start a family, we assumed it would just be simple as not using protection anymore. For us, and many other couples like us, it wasn’t that simple at all.
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Like many other couples wanting to start a family, we assumed it would just be simple as not using protection anymore. For us, and many other couples like us, it wasn’t that simple at all.

By Jon Laws

This guest post is part of boutron's Real Women, Real Stories series.

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"Nearing 90": A Cute Compilation of Poems About Aging

  • Posted on: 28 June 2019
  • By: helen
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Author Judith Viorst writes poems about the trials and tribulations of late-life aging in Nearing 90 and Other Comedies of Late Life.
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Author Judith Viorst writes poems about the trials and tribulations of late-life aging in Nearing 90 and Other Comedies of Late Life.

One of my favorite writers, Judith Viorst, has a new book out with poems about aging, this time about late-life aging. I had a chance to review the cute compilation called and chuckled after reading each page. It's a great book to give to a parent or friend who is nearing or in their ninth decade.

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It's Bladder Cancer Awareness Month: My Story, Chapter Two

  • Posted on: 27 May 2019
  • By: helen
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May is Bladder Cancer Awareness Month, and blogger Judy Freedman shares her story of bladder cancer recurrence and treatment.
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May is Bladder Cancer Awareness Month, and blogger Judy Freedman shares her story of bladder cancer recurrence and treatment.

Last May, during Bladder Cancer Awareness Month, I shared . I was so thankful that my tumor was found to be noninvasive and, with surgery, was eliminated from my body. No additional treatment was needed except for quarterly scopes.

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I Recovered From Anorexia in My 20s, but I’m Still Coping With the Damage to My Bones at 50

  • Posted on: 30 March 2019
  • By: helen
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I’m 50 now, and I have osteopenia, which is low bone density that’s less severe than osteoporosis. I have it because I had an eating disorder starting when I was a teenager, for about ten years.
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I’m 50 now, and I have osteopenia, which is low bone density that’s less severe than osteoporosis. I have it because I had an eating disorder starting when I was a teenager, for about ten years.

By Kathy S. 

When I was 15 years old, from an outsider’s perspective, I was a typical teenager. I was on the pom pom squad, had a little group of friends, and I dealt with normal adolescent issues, including weight gain that can occur during puberty. Normal adolescent weight gain became a big deal to me. I decided I was going to lose weight, but for me that did not mean going on diet and focusing on exercise. For me, that meant severely restricting my food intake.. 

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Why I’m Talking About My Chronic Pain and Why You Should Too

  • Posted on: 22 February 2019
  • By: helen
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I’m often afraid to talk about my struggles with chronic pain. This would mean ripping up the mask––that brave face that I have worked so hard to maintain. My hope is that if I am true and open about my experiences more, a few people might feel less alone
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I’m often afraid to talk about my struggles with chronic pain. This would mean ripping up the mask––that brave face that I have worked so hard to maintain. My hope is that if I am true and open about my experiences more, a few people might feel less alone.

By Ashley Drake

This post is part of boutrons Real Women, Real Stories series.

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How I Discovered Gratitude While Living with Inflammatory Bowel Disease

  • Posted on: 18 January 2019
  • By: helen
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When you think about life with inflammatory bowel disease, are you able to think beyond the pain and suffering and feel grateful?
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When you think about life with inflammatory bowel disease, are you able to think beyond the pain and suffering and feel grateful?

Natalie Hayden is a #teamboutron Contributor and this post is part of boutron's Real Women, Real Stories series.

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How to Keep Evolving Personally and Positively After 60

  • Posted on: 4 January 2019
  • By: helen
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As we grow older, it's important to keep evolving personally and positively—to move forward in a positive way and to practice self-care along the way.
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As we grow older, it's important to keep evolving personally and positively—to move forward in a positive way and to practice self-care along the way.

As I welcome 2019, I'm getting ready for my birthday. It's not a special birthday this year. No bells and whistles like last year and entered the next big chapter. Now it's time to keep evolving personally and positively after 60. 

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Why Don't Women Want to Talk About Menopause?

  • Posted on: 12 October 2018
  • By: helen
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A recent AARP survey showed that a surprising number of women never discuss their menopausal symptoms with their health care provider. Here's why you should talk about them.
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A recent AARP survey showed that a surprising number of women never discuss their menopausal symptoms with their health care provider. Here's why you should talk about them.

When I read about the in last month's agazineI was surprised to find out that 42 percent of the more than 400 women between the ages of 50 and 59 who participated in the survey say they've never discussed menopause with a health care provider.

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Love, Gilda Will Make You Smile

  • Posted on: 29 September 2018
  • By: helen
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The documentary Love, Gilda will make you laugh and cry as your hear about the life and career of actress and comic Gilda Radner.
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The documentary Love, Gilda will make you laugh and cry as your hear about the life and career of actress and comic Gilda Radner.

I smiled as I listened to the many fond interviews in Love, Gilda, a documentary detailing the life and career of beloved actress and comic Gilda Radner. Interviews featured some of Radner's fellow Saturday Night Live cast and crew including: actors Chevy Chase and Laraine Newman, band member Paul Shaffer, creator and producer Lorne Michaels, and writer Alan Zweibel, as well as Broadway composer Stephen Schwartz, Second City comedy club CEO Andrew Alexander, and longtime friend Martin Short. 

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