Erika Bockos

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Doctors say they've figured out how often you need to work out to offset the effects of sitting all day

Middle age is not too late to start exercising. In fact, new evidence suggests that doing so can reverse some of the dangerous and deadly effects of a life spent sitting in a chair or on a couch.<p>In a new study released in the journal Circulation on Monday, doctors found that as a little as two …

4 Ways Your Workout Should Change After 40

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b>There are many significant benefits to exercise and getting and staying fit. Exercise reduces your risk of diabetes and heart disease, …

4 Dietary Mistakes That Lead To Weight Gain During Menopause & How To Avoid Them

We change our hairstyles as we age, we adjust our wardrobe as the years roll by, but we never look at our diet as something that may need tweaking a little as we enter our middle years.<p><b>Why is this?</b><p>Just as some hair and make up mistakes can have you looking older than you are, some foods can be …

The Suddenly Hot Job Market for Workers Over 50

More companies are recognizing the value of mature workers—and they're starting to hire them.<p>Things are finally looking up for older workers.<p>The …

Employment

6 Ways To Find Lasting Happiness After 50

After turning 50, we want to do everything we can to stay healthy, active and strong. After all, with at least 30 years more ahead of us, the investments that we make now will make all the difference in the future.<p>We all know that starting weight training or taking up a sport can make a significant …

7 Exercises to Never Do After 50

Working out the same way in your 50s as you did in your 30s sets you up for a world of hurt. Changes in flexibility, muscular strength, bone density …

7 Foods You Should Be Eating If You're Over 50

<b>SPECIAL FROM</b> <i>Grandparents.com</i><p>Though you may eat the same foods you've always eaten since you were a kid, the fact is your nutritional needs change throughout your life. "In youth, it’s all about growth and maintaining a body that can procreate," says nutrition and fitness expert Dr. Pamela Peeke, …

4 Yoga Poses That Will Fix Your Hip and Back Pain

Butterfly<p>Sit on floor, bend both knees and bring feet together. Using hands, open feet up like a book, pressing knees toward floor with elbows (as …

The 15 Best Places For Meeting Men Over 50

Now that the weather is finally starting to warm up and we're coming out of hibernation, it's a great time to head out into the real world and look for the quality men you want to meet as a woman over 50.<p>Here are 15 spots that are great bets for finding available men near you, plus what to say to …

47 Things I've Learned In My 40s

I recently celebrated my last birthday of my 40s. While most of my 30s was consumed with the non-stop pandemonium of four babies growing into toddlers growing into school-age boys, my 40s have given me more time for personal growth and even a little reflection. I've probably learned more about life …

The 8 Life Skills You Must Learn in Your 40s

I turned 40 last year. It was not celebrated in quite the same way as when I turned 18, or 21, but it's a milestone nonetheless. And it got me to …

7 Habits of People Who Age Well

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Silicon Valley

7 Habits of People Who Age Well

1<p>Maintain a positive attitude.<p>You are what you <i>think</i> you are when it comes to aging. Seniors who think of age as a means to wisdom and overall …

Holistic Medicine

5 Mature Beauty Vloggers Every Midlife Woman Needs To Follow

Because when you look your best, you feel your best too.<p>If you're still using the same makeup routine you had a decade ago -- you've got a problem. Fortunately, we have the beauty bloggers to get you out of your rut.<p>Here are five of our favorite beauty vloggers on YouTube, who are all agelessly …

10 health mistakes to stop before you turn 40

Want look and feel young into your 40s and beyond? Now's the time to hit the refresh button.<p>"When you're in your 20s and 30s, you have forever"—or so you think, explained Heather Provino, CEO of the workplace wellness company Provant Health Solutions Inc., in East Greenwich, R.I.<p>But health and …

40+ and Unhappy at Work? Listen to These 5 Podcasts to Jumpstart Your Inspiration

There are millions of people who, just like you, are unhappy at work.<p>The global statistics only tell part of the story. What I can tell you from my experience and from the stories I hear and read on a daily basis, the vast majority of workers over 40 years old are not only disengaged and unhappy …

Preventing weight gain for women after 40: What to eat during midlife

<b>What to eat during mid-life</b><p>In our nutrition counselling practice we see a distinct spike in women struggling with their weight for women after 40 …

Middle Age

Reinventing yourself in midlife

If life has been a bit lackluster lately -stagnant perhaps- it may be time to shake things up a bit. No matter your age, investing your resources: …

Middle Age

6 Ways to Use Periscope for Your Business

Shares 15K<p>Want to use mobile live-streaming to market your business?<p>Have you tried Periscope?<p>Periscope is already proving to be an incredibly …

7 Instagram Hacks for Brands

Whether your brand is new to Instagram, or you’re a seasoned pro, there are a few hacks that can help you use data to optimize your content and take …

The 9 Habits of People Who Never Have to Clean Their Homes

A maid isn't needed, just some better habits.<p><b>1. They put away their clothes every night.</b>When you're changing into your pajamas, it might be tempting to just toss your clothes on a chair or even on the floor, but don't fall prey to that lazy trap. It takes a couple of seconds to put them in your …

Cleaning

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8 Reminders That You're Not Alone

Because you're not! And these small glimpses into the larger truth about you—and your fellow humans—prove it.<p>Photo: …

Happiness

Jenji Kohan: Words I Live By

Flaws Are in the Eye of the Beholder.<p>I'm never going to look like a Nordic model, so I play with what I've got. Instead of going gray, I dye my hair …

Los Angeles

Proof Female Friendship Never Gets Old

When I first glimpsed Murdina at a party, the word that came to mind was <i>grand.</i> Tall and curvy, with massive jewelry, she was confident yet …

Relationships

The Joy of 54: You Can Make Menopause a Spiritual Experience

The byrds—a band. I am old enough to remember—sang, "To everything...there is a season." In menopause, it's more like, "To every day, there are …

Menopause

5 Unexpected Signs You're Draining Your Own Energy

<b>Sign 1: People often say, "You have an amazing work ethic!"</b><p>When it comes to supervising the work project, selling the raffle tickets for the school …