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9 Signs You're 'Getting Old'

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 08.02.2015 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

How do you know when you're old? None of my peers seem to know they're old. Even after they see their wrinkles and gray hair, whine about arthritic pain and celebrate another monumental birthday, all I ever hear them say is, "I'm getting old." They don't get the connection between those old age signs and actually being old.

Past, Present... Future

Amanda Spencer | Posted 07.22.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Amanda Spencer

I recently stumbled upon a past incarnation of myself. How? Since last year, I've been a volunteer and advocate for a neuro charity. It's given me, si...

Viewing Ourselves In and Out of Context

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 07.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

To view ourselves in the context of our background, history and the present, is an essential aspect of self-acceptance.

Joyful Ad Campaign Has People Dance The Age They Feel -- Not The Age They Are

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 05.28.2015 | Fifty

We all must grow older, but that doesn't mean we have to grow up. A new ad from...

The Age of Stupid

Alexia Amvrazi | Posted 06.08.2015 | Women
Alexia Amvrazi

For me, the way out is to remain very much connected to the word at large, but to also have created my own rainbow colored bubble, that I can happily step into at will and enjoy the true beauty of life beyond idiotic ideologies propagated by corporations and institutions that prey on our vulnerabilities in order to keep cashing in. Is that good enough?

5 Ways to Modify Your Yoga Practice as You Age

Joan Moran | Posted 05.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Joan Moran

I cherish more deeply my longevity in yoga and meditation and honor my body with greater awareness of my limitations. I no longer hold on to the perfect. I am simply grateful that I have so much mobility at 70. Like life, a yoga practice is constantly and perfectly in transition.

Why It's So Hard To Say 'Old' Without Cringing

Sabine Reichel | Posted 05.25.2015 | Fifty
Sabine Reichel

Age is in the air -- and most people don't like it, though some try to pretend otherwise. It's easy when it's on screen, like the two successful and charming 'Best Marigold Hotel' feel-good movies that are tinted with vibrant and forgiving colors that block out the cruel march of time.

My Fiancé Is 22 Years Older Than I Am, But So What?

Jennifer Lea Reynolds | Posted 05.04.2015 | Weddings
Jennifer Lea Reynolds

At the time, I was in my 30s and he was in his 50s. I was well aware that he had children who were my age. Likewise, he knew that while I was in high school, he was already married and established in his profession.

The Pathetic Tinder Profile of a Desperate 30-Year-Old

Nikki Gloudeman | Posted 05.04.2015 | Comedy
Nikki Gloudeman

I realize it's improper to ask, but may I inquire, dear reader, as to how old you are? I only pry because I want to let you know -- for your own good! -- if you are dateable or not.

Anything is Possible at Any Age: A Travel Guide to Austin, Texas

Joan Moran | Posted 04.26.2015 | Travel
Joan Moran

Austin is an endless visual feast with so much to do that I shudder to think what would have happened to me if I had no imagination, no guts and no vision of how I wanted to live for the rest of my life.

Madonna, Annie Lennox and 'Acting Your Age'

Keo Nozari | Posted 04.12.2015 | Gay Voices
Keo Nozari

Annie Lennox and Madonna have different paths. BOTH of these remarkable, self-empowered ladies' paths are valid. And we can honor and respect the choices each of the these women have made for themselves.

6 Ways We Can Use Taste and Smell to Optimize Our Nutrition

Healthy Harlequin | Posted 03.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Healthy Harlequin

Though talks of tongue and smell might not be the trendiest of health news at the moment, they are no doubt the senses that are most intimately linked to our nutrition -- and therefore indispensable to our everyday journey towards better health.

FACE IT: Pining For The Age of Agelessness

Michele Willens | Posted 03.18.2015 | Fifty
Michele Willens

What if actresses could stop shaving years as regularly as they do their legs? What if the only numbers that mattered on our resumes referred to how long we stayed at one place? What if we could love without worrying about the birth dates of potential partners?

I Am Beautiful

Leslie Handler | Posted 03.08.2015 | Fifty
Leslie Handler

My body is sick. I have an array of illnesses. I am old. I do not look like a fashion model. All the same, I am beautiful.

Yagana Shah

Feel Younger Than Your Age? You'll Likely Live Longer

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 12.16.2014 | Fifty

Age-liars and birthday-deniers... you'd best learn a thing or two from those who are young at heart. People who feel younger than their actual chronol...

Yagana Shah

Decisions You're More Likely To Make When Your Age Ends In 9

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 11.17.2014 | Fifty

As we get older, we're bound to get a little jittery before a milestone birthday. Just ask anyone about to turn 30 -- or 60. But new research suggests...

Why Exercising Your Sense Of Humor Is So Important

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 11.13.2014 | Healthy Living

Laughter truly is the best medicine when it comes to keeping us feeling physically, mentally and emotionally young as we age. However, maintaining our...

Age is Just a Number... Until we Make it More Than That

Lindsay Henry | Posted 11.18.2014 | Women
Lindsay Henry

Let's live. Let's not feel pressured "to act our age" or embarrassed if we act older than the age we are. Let's not be ashamed of it or hide from it or mutter the number quietly. Let's be proud of our age, no matter how young or old. Right now. Today. This year. And every year we get.

Gay, Black and Aging

Steven-Emmanuel Martinez | Posted 11.15.2014 | Gay Voices
Steven-Emmanuel Martinez

For me, getting older has always been a welcomed process -- a pattern that allows me to gauge how I'm evolving, but at the same time it's a process that allows me to mature emotionally, psychologically, and professionally.

Yagana Shah

5 Surefire Signs You're Aging Too Fast

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 07.23.2014 | Fifty

Sure we've known all along getting older means heading down a path of graying hair, a couple of wrinkles here and there, and maybe losing the youthful...

Go Ahead, Tell Them Your Age!

Nicole Lavonne Smith | Posted 09.01.2014 | Education
Nicole Lavonne Smith

A student and I sat reflecting on the dance we had just performed for the school talent show when he asked me, "Nicole, how old are you?"

A Millennial Perspective

Jasmine Crockett | Posted 08.30.2014 | College
Jasmine Crockett

Millennials like to feel like they belong. They like to feel like they are needed, especially in the work place. This doesn't mean that they are needy and dependent. This means that they like their work or relationships to be meaningful.

Don't Act Your Age

Judi Sheppard Missett | Posted 08.23.2014 | Style
Judi Sheppard Missett

Age is just a number. It's how many candles are on a cake. It's not you. It's not what defines you. How we treat the passage of years is up to us. I've learned to appreciate my decades and the experiences they've given me. I've decided to focus on growing rather than aging. Who's with me?

Why Time Seems To Speed Up As We Get Older

iDoneThis Blog | Janet Choi | Posted 06.23.2014 | World

One unnerving aspect of getting older is how life seems to start speeding up. Feeling that whoosh as time rushes past you can be disheartening as you ...

Sunlight Is Way Older Than You Think!

Dr. Sten Odenwald | Posted 08.11.2014 | Science
Dr. Sten Odenwald

The zippy eight-minute jaunt from the Sun to Earth is the very last part of a much longer journey that started in the dense core of the Sun thousands of years ago!