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Revealed: The 25 Best Places To Retire In 2015

InternationalLiving.com | Posted 03.04.2015 | Fifty
InternationalLiving.com

With spiraling costs compelling more and more North Americans to retire overseas, retiring abroad has never been more attractive. But finding the right location among the myriad options available can be daunting. That's what International Living's annual retirement index does.

The Downside of Our Highlight Reel

Lindsay Henry | Posted 03.02.2015 | Women
Lindsay Henry

These photos we share on social media are a string of moments we choose to capture because we are happy. We take photos of the good times. We want to capture so we can remember. It makes sense.

30 Questions to Help You Reflect and Get Excited for 2015

Mo Seetubtim | Posted 03.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Mo Seetubtim

By reflecting on moments that happened in your life, externally and internally, you get deep into your subconscious and reassess whether your goals are in line with your priorities and values.

4 Simple Steps to Achieving Your 2015 New Year's Resolutions

Alicia T. Glenn | Posted 03.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Alicia T. Glenn

Most of us plan to accomplish this and that, and perhaps write it down in a notebook. However, it doesn't go much farther than that. We set our sights on a goal, and then hope to suddenly develop the focus, drive, and resilience to achieve it.

Who Are We? Of DNA, Drugs and Dinner

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 03.01.2015 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

It says something about who we are if we neglect the means already at our disposal to eradicate 80 percent of all chronic disease while holding out for some wonder drug. What it says is none too flattering. It's that time of year. It's time for us all to decide who we are.

From The Ivory Tower Kitchen: I Cook Therefore I Am

Hari Pulapaka, Ph.D., C.E.C. | Posted 02.28.2015 | Taste
Hari Pulapaka, Ph.D., C.E.C.

Anyone who cooks for a living has the opportunity to touch the lives of everyone around them in ways deeper than we can sometimes imagine.

5 Things Everyone Should Know When First Diagnosed With Cancer

Ben Teller | Posted 02.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Ben Teller

There are many reasons I highly recommend not going to the Internet for answers, but the biggest one is that everybody's experience with cancer is different.

3 Great Ideas For Satisfying Encore Careers

Next Avenue | Mark Feffer | Posted 12.27.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Mark Feffer To an increasing number of people, the idea of retiring at 65 is a non-starter. More and more boomers ar...

My Aunt Got Me This Sweater...

Carol Brailey | Posted 02.24.2015 | Style
Carol Brailey

Many times we are so busy trying to please other people that we give up our personal fashion and image power. The reality is if the person who gifted you the item knew how you truly felt about the item, they probably would not want you to keep it anyway.

The Messages Are All Around You. The Answers Are Always There!

Keyon Bayani | Posted 02.21.2015 | Education
Keyon Bayani

If you are feeling lost, feeling down, searching for that "something," I dare you to make up an awesome playlist of inspirational, funky music, put your phone on flight mode and get out for some alone time and go for a walk.

The 7 Most Common Workout Mistakes Beginners Make

Next Avenue | Linda Melone | Posted 12.23.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Linda Melone Starting a new workout routine can be intimidating, especially when you’re over 50. Changes to our...

The Christmas I Died -- Briefly -- Only To Wake Up With A Greater Sense Of Purpose

Richard L. Burns | Posted 02.22.2015 | Fifty
Richard L. Burns

'Twas the day after Christmas and all through the house, happiness reigned. The year was 1968 and as usual I was busy with clients on the phone, when suddenly, a headache, like I've never had before, struck me. I went upstairs to lie down and rest with my young son watching over me. Then to the hospital I went and my life to heaven, for I died, to awake with new purpose and intent.

Things to Regret in 2014

Christine Deakers | Posted 02.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Christine Deakers

I wish I could delete the moments where I ever felt "old" because to think that now is just stupid. I saw the number 24 written on the cover of a book while on the train, and clearly thought these three things -- I am older than that number. I have not read that book. There is so much I have yet to do.

I On Exceptional Living -- Nikki Haskell: A Timeless Icon

Irene Michaels | Posted 02.20.2015 | Arts
Irene Michaels

Her skirts are short; her boyfriends are young; her fingernails are long; and her energy is endless. Nikki is always overdressed and ready to go. Her motto is "Never give in. Never give up. And never take 'no' for an answer." If Nikki can't do it in high heels; she's not interested

3 Questions to Ask Your Hair Colorist to Avoid a Hair Color Horror Story

Carol Brailey | Posted 02.18.2015 | Style
Carol Brailey

Do you color your hair or are you thinking about coloring your hair? Do you know if the elements reviewed during your consultation with your hair colorist are either setting you up for OR avoiding a potential hair color horror story?

Are You Waiting to Buy Clothes Until You Lose Weight?

Carol Brailey | Posted 02.18.2015 | Style
Carol Brailey

Have you considered the opportunities that may be bypassing you in the meantime? There is no reason to put your life and goals on hold just because you have weight to lose.

What Really Matters Today (And Every Day)

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 02.18.2015 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

What really matters most to me today is not my mission, but my family. Because that's probably true for all of us every day, the mission matters all the more. The mission is to add years to life, and life to years. When the lives and years belong to someone we love, it's the most important thing in the world.

Yagana Shah

These Adorable Vintage Christmas Cards Remind Us How The Holidays Used To Be

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 12.19.2014 | Fifty

If you're like most people, Christmas cards mean dashing to take family holiday portraits, last-minute printing or, if you're really lazy (sorry), sen...

Ahhhh....

Marcia Liss | Posted 02.16.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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11 Holiday Traditions That Won't Be Happening At My House

Dr. Margaret Rutherford | Posted 02.16.2015 | Fifty
Dr. Margaret Rutherford

I am always amazed when I am invited for a party or homemade meal during the holidays. Out come beautiful Christmas plates. We have a set, inherited from my in-laws when they moved out of their New Jersey home 12 years ago. I either forget. Or convince myself I don't have room for them to be out. Or can't remember where they are. Or. Or. Or.

Yagana Shah

15 Celebrities Turning The Big 5-0 In 2015

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 12.17.2014 | Fifty

Make way for the Gen-X'ers! While 2014 may have been the year of the boomer, 2015 is the beginning of a new era; one where Generation X starts turning...

God's Instagram Is Life

Miriam Ava | Posted 02.15.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Miriam Ava

She's showing you the beauty of life the joyful rays of the rising sun the smiles of strangers in the streets and check-out lines the aroma of fres...

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...

Smart Shopping: How to Spend Money and Feel Great Long-Term

Miriam Ava | Posted 02.15.2015 | Money
Miriam Ava

By now most of us have realized and put into practice that saving and investing money is vital to achieving financial fitness; so then, what's the smartest way to spend the money you choose to spend?

4 Steps To Building A Killer LinkedIn Profile

Next Avenue | Joshua Waldman | Posted 12.16.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Joshua Waldman As a professional LinkedIn profile writer, our company often gets clients who have been consultants o...