The Hype About Superfoods [Boomers and Healthy Aging]

Foods and products labeled superfoods are not the answer to healthy aging. In this article, I’m going to tell you why. We’ve all heard the buzzword “superfoods”.  And you may already realize that the food industry uses this term to influence your buying habits. Furthermore, if you’re on social media or use the internet in Learn More

Cause of Morning Joint Stiffness [Ways to Feel Better]

If you’re like me and almost every other baby boomer on the planet, you’ve experienced some kind of morning joint stiffness. Rest assured, though, the cause of morning joint stiffness isn’t necessarily because of arthritis or another dreaded condition. While our bodies naturally change as we age, and achy joints tend to increase as we Learn More

Solutions if you Didn’t Save Enough for Retirement

If you’re a baby boomer who didn’t save enough for retirement or lost your savings in the stock market crash of 2008, you’re not alone – an estimated 45% of boomers have zero savings for their retirement. If you’re looking for a practical solution to retirement planning aside from telling you to work longer, save Learn More

How to Cope with 9 Retirement Stress Factors Boomers Face

Stress is a normal part of life, and needless to say, retirement stress can be more difficult than any other life-changing event baby boomers have dealt with up to this point. Everyone’s heard the expression, “aging gracefully”, and indeed, this simple adage is good advice. We’ll face many changes during the next phase of our Learn More

What Retirement Was Like Before Social Security

Many conclude that retirement before Social Security was horrible, but was it? For nearly 250 years during colonial times, on the frontier, and until the late 1890s, families made their living in rural farm communities. The family unit was self-reliant and self-sufficient. They did not rely on others for their livelihood. Times were tough, but Learn More

Yoga Relieves Stress and Anxiety in Older Adults

Our bodies are nothing short of miraculous machines. And, the answers to how yoga relieves stress are indeed remarkable. By the time you’re finished reading this article, you’re going to feel great knowing that your yoga practice is doing something amazing for your body. Or, you’ll be super pumped to start practicing right away! Good news! Learn More

What Happens to Old People Who Don’t Save for Retirement?

  Everyday is a bank account, and time is our currency. No one is rich, no one is poor, we’ve got 24 hours each. –Christopher Rice ___________________________________ “What happens to old people who don’t save for retirement?” For me, answers to questions like this one are usually very annoying.  Why? Because so many of them Learn More

Nutritional Benefits of Cucumbers for Healthier Aging

Part of our self-reliant-retirement-lifestyle is growing our own organic vegetables. It helps to round out our food budget without having to pay high prices at the supermarket for organically grown. But, what I truly love are the many health benefits that home-grown vegetables provide. (Find out how a vegetable garden can benefit you.) Summer of Learn More

Best Cream for Cracked Heels [I Solved My Problem]

After 25 years of cracked heel anxiety, I solved my problem with the best cream for cracked heels! Disclosure: This article contains Amazon affiliate links to products we recommend. If you click through and make a purchase through these links, we’ll get a small commission, but you won’t pay any extra. Thank you!  I used Learn More

Plan Now for a Healthy, Happy Retirement

The greatest wealth is health” – Roman Poet, Virgil Plan Now for a Healthy Retirement If you’re only thinking of financial planning when it comes to your retirement, you are making one of the biggest mistakes of your life. Your health should be more important than how much money you have in the bank. Money Learn More

Boost Male Vitality! The Benefits of Ashwagandha for Men

Do you know someone that could use a little more zest, but thinks that ashwagandha is strictly for women?  Let’s put that to rest once and for all. The power of ashwagandha is remarkable. It is well recognized for its results in boosting male vitality. Men that adopt a youthful mindset, exercise regularly, and take an Learn More

Are you Afraid to Retire? Conquer Peer Pressure!

Are you afraid to retire because of peer pressure? Unless you’ve learned to successfully conquer peer pressure, you are still conforming to its negative ideology, including behaving in ways that your peer group thinks you should about your retirement. Before the peer group, your life was blissful. You pooped your pants, grinned for pictures with Learn More

Are Reading Glasses From the Dollar Store Any Good?

Are cheap reading glasses from the Dollar Store any good? Perhaps you’ve been wondering that. I certainly have for years! Let me explain. Dollar Store reading glasses have been on my desk ever since a local anchorwoman for WWL-TV in New Orleans mentioned on air that she bought and kept several pairs around her house. Because Learn More

How to Solve the Poverty Consciousness Trap in Retirement

Poverty consciousness, also known as scarcity mindset, is the belief that you’ll never have enough money, or that the flow of money is limited. It’s the subtle conditioning about money that you may not know you have. Suppose I asked you if you have a poverty consciousness? How would you answer? Would your answer be Learn More

5 Reasons to Embrace Change in Retirement

Nothing is so painful to the human mind as a great and sudden change.” ― Mary Shelley, Frankenstein Change is unavoidable.  For this reason, if we want to be happy retirees, we must embrace change with gusto like never before. We should commit to thriving, not simply surviving. Change is nothing new.  We’ve encountered it Learn More

Ashwagandha – Best Natural Remedy for Menopause Relief

Menopause can be a nightmare. Whereas Ashwagandha can be a dream come true as the best natural remedy for menopause relief. I know because I was suffering from menopausal symptoms until I discovered Ashwagandha. Menopausal hormonal imbalance and irritability overwhelmed me! With frazzled nerves, life became unpleasant. As a usually calm and balanced person, feelings Learn More