Maureen Walker

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Midlife isn’t a crisis: Why the second half of your life will the happiest

<b>(Getty Images)</b><p>Salon talks to author Jonathan Rauch on “The Happiness Curve” and why turning 50 is great<p>Mary Elizabeth Williams<p>May 8, 2018 8:18pm (UTC)<p>You rarely hear about anybody enthusiastically anticipating hitting late middle age and beyond. Midlife is so deeply synonymous with nonspecific …

Happiness

Yes, you do get wiser and happier after age 50

<i>Pamela Newkirk is a professor of journalism at New York University and the author of “Spectacle: The Astonishing Life of Ota Benga.”</i><p>Thanks to modern medicine, the lifespan of the average adult has increased by more than a decade and will probably expand even more in years to come. If that isn’t …

Psychology

The secret to happiness after 50

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>The midlife doldrums are real. But fear not; they don’t last forever. Take it from …

Happiness

Dark Chocolate Coconut Ice Cream

We’ve been experimenting with riffs on coconut milk ice cream for a while. Why? We’ve found it a bit easier to make than standard ice cream, which …

Dessert

What Kind of Friend You Are, According to Myers-Briggs

I<p><b>t took me a long time to have an interconnected group of friends, even longer to understand the interpersonal dynamics at play between us, and the</b> …

Personality

Why teachers are walking out of the classroom

Teachers in Oklahoma are planning to walk out of the classroom next week to demand a salary increase, part of a wave of teacher activism across the …

Education

How to retire in 10 years (or less)

Before we begin, let me introduce myself so you know I haven't just fallen off the turnip truck. I reached financial independence in my 40s and …

Retirement

Are you paying for these things that other people get free?

<b>Even if you’re the type who scours bank statements for duplicate charges and other errors, you could still be overpaying for everything from</b> …

10 Strategies Smart People Use to Handle Difficult People

Stress-relieving techniques for dealing with difficult people.<p>Difficult people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that …

Emotional Intelligence

This Is How Much Money You Should Have in Savings at Every Age

<i>This content originally appeared on Money.</i><p>Are you falling behind? Ellevest recently talked to 1,000 women about their money—and their lives. Based on …

Cajun Seasoning

I’ve been meaning to blog this recipe for quite awhile, as I use this Cajun seasoning on everything! It’s not always the easiest to find pre-made …

Acadiana

Whole30 Day 14: Big-O Bacon Burgers

Two weeks into your Whole30, and I bet you’re hankering for a burger right about now. And not just any burger—we’re talking about the biggest, …

Cooking

Cracklin’ Chicken

The past couple of months have been absolutely bananas. Between working my zombie drug dealer shifts at the hospital, zipping through Asia, throwing …

Whole30 friendly Buffalo Wings - Primal Palate | Paleo Recipes

Note, these instructions are written assuming the standard serving size, since you have modified the number of servings, these steps may need to be …

I Hated Beets, Until I Tried Them Like This

The one recipe that forever changed my mind about beets.<p>Let’s get this straight: I generally <i>hate</i> beets. There is nothing about this root vegetable to …

Paleo Chicken Pad Thai

Sometimes you just want something that resembles take out food, am I right? Well if you are missing your favorite Pad Thai dish, look no further. …

Paleo BBQ Sauce Recipe

(<i>8 votes, average: 4.25 out of 5</i>)<i><br>You need to be a registered member to rate this post.</i><p>Loading...<p>Confirm Rating? Yes / No<p>Danielle Walker - …

BBQ

Guest Post: Paleo Pad Thai

<i>With my new cookbook well under way and keeping me very busy, I’ve lined up some fellow bloggers to do guest posts for me two Saturdays a month. My</i> …

Dan Dan Noodles from Well Fed Weeknights

<i>I recently reached out to my good friend, Melissa Joulwan, to ask if I could share a sneak peek of one of the simple, flavor-packed recipes from her</i> …

Food

Faux Chicken Pho (Whole 30, Paleo)

Day 29: Oh my gosh! We are only 1 day to the end of this whole 30 journey! After writing this post, I’m going to plan the reintroduction phase. I’ve …

What Is Macular Degeneration?

Everything you need to know about this complex eye condition, which causes a loss of vision in the center of the eye.<p>If you’ve been lucky enough to …

4 Risks of Giving Your House to Your Child | Investopedia

With home ownership seemingly out of reach for many young people today, parents may wonder: Should they just give their house to the kids at some …

How to Access Retirement Funds Early

I’ve written a lot about the benefits of tax-advantaged accounts and why they are especially beneficial for people planning on retiring early.I’ve …

Retirement

28 Pictures That Will Make Teachers Laugh Harder Than They Should

They'll never know.

Teaching

Carrying a mortgage into retirement might be wiser than you think

Plenty of people planning for retirement may dream of a future life that doesn't include a home loan. The reality can be much different, according to a new survey.<p>Four of five non-retirees with a mortgage expect to pay it off before retirement, according to a new survey from Voya Financial, but the …

Smart Reasons to Start Renting in Retirement

Sometimes it make sense to sell the family homestead and rent.<p>You may have long pictured homeownership as a cornerstone of your retirement. But baby …

Ignore the Retirement Alarmists: 5 Charts Proving the Average American Thrives in Retirement

Merrill Lynch and Age Wave have combined forces over the past five years to produce some truly interesting research. The most recent was a study titled "Leisure in Retirement: Beyond the Bucket List."<p>What was found flies in the face of what "experts" say: that most of us are doomed to a poor and …

Retirement

How to retire comfortably — even while you're still in debt

Retirement plans often involve traveling, socializing, and feeling financially secure, but they don't usually include paying off debt. However, the …

10 Charts That Will Make You a Better Cook

No more measurement conversions!<p>Next time a recipe lands you in Strugglesville, these graphics will lift you out of the fog.