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Unfriend/Unfollow: Why You Should Delete (Almost) Everyone

Tina Plantamura | Posted 03.23.2015 | Technology
Tina Plantamura

Would you go out of your way to surround yourself with people who make you cringe in real life? So why do you do it online? You deserve better. Here are a few of probably dozens of reasons to clean up your list of social media "friends" in order to improve your pursuit of happiness.

Hot Post-50 Fashions For Summer

Jesse Garza | Posted 07.23.2013 | Fifty
Jesse Garza

As a wardrobe stylist, the best part of lining up looks for my post-50 clients is that they already know they have arrived and have nothing to prove... You should never lose your sense of style just because you think it's the only way to be practical and comfortable.

6 Most Affordable Places To Retire

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Posted 05.20.2013 | Fifty

How would you describe your perfect town? Bucolic. Quaint. Active. And don’t forget affordable. We’ve found six beautiful U.S. cities where the co...

12 Huge Myths About Clutter

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 07.10.2013 | HuffPost Home
Gretchen Rubin

No, you really don't need that pink easy-bake oven.

10 Ways to Stay Mentally Young

U.S. News And World Report | PHILIP MOELLER | Posted 05.06.2013 | Fifty

As life spans continue to lengthen, it's becoming increasingly clear that our brains as well as our bodies are amazingly resilient and adaptive. Even ...

6 Big Makeup Mistakes Post50 Women Make

Posted 05.02.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Maureen Callahan Resist the temptation to try to look younger when applying cosmetics, says model and entrepreneur C...

Tim Allen Talks TV, Marriage And The Real Meaning Of Life

Pat Gallagher | Posted 06.29.2013 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

Tim Allen is not having a midlife crisis. He's been too busy to deal with such a thing. He seems free and clear of doing anything irrational to make himself feel young and invincible.

Rules Of Thumb For Hair Color, From Bobbie Thomas (WATCH)

Posted 08.14.2013 | MarloThomas

Beauty and fashion expert Bobbie Thomas joined me on Mondays With Marlo this week to discuss the best method for choosing a hair color. First, you mus...

12 Ways to Be Green for Earth Day, and Every Day

Marlo Thomas | Posted 06.22.2013 | MarloThomas
Marlo Thomas

Climate change is one of those topics that practically dares you to step up to it. We know it exists and we know it's critical, but it's so enormous that it's hard to wrap your head around it. We see the receding ice caps and dwindling numbers of polar bears; we see the cyclones, floods, droughts and hurricanes -- yet somehow where it's all headed seems so far away.

Post-Boston: Coping With the Psychological Aftermath

Marlo Thomas | Posted 06.19.2013 | MarloThomas
Marlo Thomas

I love the New York Yankees, but I'll be honest with you. After this week's tragedy in Boston, I began to wonder if it would ever feel safe to attend a game again. If the Boston event confirmed one thing to us, it's that mass violence has officially entered the public square, and that we can never know who -- or what -- the next target will be.

Confessions Of A Mid-Life Workaholic

Patricia Crisafulli | Posted 06.18.2013 | Fifty
Patricia Crisafulli

In the end, it comes down to love and death -- trying to win more of one, while cheating the other. Neither, I suspect, will be particularly successful in the long run, and yet I persist.

Things You Want To Know About Psychiatric Medications But Didn't Know Who (Or How) To Ask

Lloyd I. Sederer, MD | Posted 06.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Lloyd I. Sederer, MD

I asked more than a dozen expert psychiatric colleagues, and myself, the questions they most frequently receive about psychiatric medications from people who take them or their families. Here are a dozen of those many questions; the responses are mine.

8 Celebrities On How They De-Stress

Posted 04.25.2013 | Healthy Living

With yoga and Transcendental Meditation becoming popular Hollywood trends, more and more stars are opening up about what stresses them out -- and, mos...

6 Perfect Vacation Destinations For Post 50s

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Posted 04.15.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Some Like It Hot! White sand beaches clear blue sea calling your name? These six vacation spots have just what you'r...

Managing Your Money: 12 Things Every Woman Should Know

Marlo Thomas | Posted 06.12.2013 | MarloThomas
Marlo Thomas

Last year, Time magazine reported that more than a third of American women are now the family breadwinner, yet still "lag behind men in actions crucial to building wealth and security, such as investing and having a long-term money plan." That's not very cheerful news. When it comes to financial matters, it is vital that we empower ourselves to take control and take advantage of every opportunity to make our money work for us.

Why It's Hard To Stick To Healthy Habits (And What You Can Do About It)

James Clear | Posted 06.12.2013 | Healthy Living
James Clear

It's nice to know what you want and having goals gives you a sense of direction and purpose. However, there is one way that your hopes and dreams actually sabotage you from becoming better: Your desires can easily lure you into biting off more than you can chew.

Get Ready To Spring Clean Your Porch Screen

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 04.15.2013 | HuffPost Home

The earlier you do this, the more pleasure you'll get from your space.

Nothing to Sneeze At: 12 Easy Ways to Combat Spring Allergies

Marlo Thomas | Posted 10.15.2014 | MarloThomas
Marlo Thomas

For all of the wonderful things that come with spring -- the sun, the flowers, the singing birds, even the spring cleaning -- there is one aspect of the season that is not so wonderful: allergies!

The 10 Worst Places To Live For Spring Allergies

Posted 04.03.2013 | Healthy Living

If you're dealing with sniffles and itchy, watery eyes, your location may be to blame.

Laid Off Marketing Exec Turns Team Spirit Into an $8M Fashion Empire

Posted 04.01.2013 | MarloThomas

One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don't have to ha...

The Healthiest, Happiest City Is...

Posted 04.01.2013 | Healthy Living

Plus, the 11 places that scored the lowest for overall well-being.

7 'Happy' Things That Can Totally Stress Us Out (And How To Deal)

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 04.25.2013 | Healthy Living

It's an unfortunate paradox that many of life's most momentous occasions are both the best of times and the worst of times. The events that should be ...

7 Fun Travel Trends For Retirees

Mark Chimsky | Posted 05.23.2013 | Fifty
Mark Chimsky

A total of 10,000 people turn 65 each day -- and many of them who retire want to make the most of travel opportunities. In my new book, '65 Things to Do When You Retire: Travel,' I invited a world-class collection of writers and travel experts who are literally from all over the world to offer practical, inspiring advice about how to have the time of your life.

Brighten Up For Spring: 25 Easy Ways to Improve Your Life

Marlo Thomas | Posted 05.22.2013 | MarloThomas
Marlo Thomas

Anyone who knows me will tell you that I love when things are organized. When I first moved in with my husband and his teenage boys, I actually color-coded their towels. It worked! And my desk is an organizational work of art -- pens over there, paperwork over here and a typed to-do list just to be sure I get it all done.

LOOK: Clever Way To Keep Your Bathroom Organized

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 03.22.2013 | HuffPost Home

Unless you live in a mansion, chances are your bathroom is a small space. And if that's true, then you know there never seems to be enough storage for...