Is it harder to change as you get older?

You’ve probably heard the expression “set in her ways”. Or maybe “You can’t teach an old dog a new trick”. Usually you use it to refer to someone who is older. You may be surprised to notice that you have become resistant to change as you get older.

But for many women change is desirable. They may need to make changes to lose weight, improve their health or to look and feel better about themselves. 

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Why You Should Include Exercise in Your Weight Loss Program

 You may have seen recent articles such as this one from the Guardian that play down the benefits of exercise when it comes to weight loss. If you have been trying to lose weight by adding exercise to your life, these articles can be discouraging. But there are plenty of reasons to include exercise in your weight loss program.

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Plant Based Eating For Midlife Women

The recent surge of diets like Keto and Paleo would make you think that plant based eating no longer has relevance. But plant based eating can have positive effects for midlife women.

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Exercise For Anti-Aging

Generally anti-aging describes cosmetic techniques and procedures which are only skin deep and usually only benefit the appearance of the skin. But is this enough? If your face looks like you are 35, but you are hunched over, or you walk slowly because you have no energy, do you still look young? Does looking young matter if you are in poor health?

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Anti Aging Skincare For Midlife Women

Aging is a natural, beautiful process if we’re healthy. Embracing a ‘healthy aging’ attitude and becoming the best version of ourselves, with all the wisdom we’ve acquired over the years should be one of the greatest joys of our lives. Keeping our minds and bodies active and healthy, combined with proper nutrition, hydration, and good sleeping habits, we can navigate ourselves through this exciting time. 

A guest post by Melanie Houston.

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