10 Ways to Make Friends Later in Life
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10 Ways to Make Friends Later in Life

Young adulthood is often a time filled with activities and friends, but it can be harder for individuals to make friends later in life. After all, young adults often connect through college classes, internship programs, entry-level career positions, and weekend parties. But when you are in your 50s or older, these types of activities are not…

5 Ways to Keep Your Brain Healthy After the Age of 50
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5 Ways to Keep Your Brain Healthy After the Age of 50

Aging comes with benefits. Some experience a feeling of freedom, for example. But there are also concerns, such as worrying about the possibility of Alzheimer’s and other memory disorders. There are life changes you can make to help keep your brain healthy after the age of 50. One of the paths to brain health is…

Connections Between Memory and Stress
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Connections Between Memory and Stress

Most people have heard that stress can have a negative impact, but it is common to dismiss the connections between memory and stress and only attribute the downsides of stress with physical health changes. In reality, stress over long periods of time can also result in memory issues for individuals. This has been seen in…

The Four Habits of Happy, Healthy Seniors
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The Four Habits of Happy, Healthy Seniors

Individuals approach health maintenance in different ways. While everyone understands that dental check-ups and physicals are important for healthy seniors, some older adults are not participating in nourishing daily habits. Optimal health means staying healthy throughout your life. But even if you were not gentle to your body in your youth, know there is still…

5 Ways to Silence Your Inner Critic
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5 Ways to Silence Your Inner Critic

It is an unfortunate reality that many engage in negative self-talk, but there are ways to silence your inner critic. After all, if there was a friend in your life who continually pointed out your faults, you wouldn’t want to spend time with them anymore, right? Friends should buoy one another, and self-talk should also…

Managing Woe When It Feels Like Everyone Else is Happy
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Managing Woe When It Feels Like Everyone Else is Happy

When it feels like everyone else is happy except you, it can be difficult to know where to turn. The term depression is frequently used, some use it to describe temporary sadness associated with an isolated event while others are coping with debilitating pain. For some, depression is a major disorder that can impair one’s…