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How To Spring Clean Your Mattress In Minutes

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

One of the most essential parts of spring cleaning is freshening up your mattress. But it's not exactly the easiest task to accomplish. Luckily, Real ...

PHOTOS: Beautiful Gardens To Celebrate The First Day Of Spring

Posted 03.20.2013 | Travel

March 20 marks the first day of spring, so we could think of no better way to celebrate the impending warm weather than by taking a look at some beaut...

Forget Younger -- You Can Look, Feel and Be Amazing at Any Age

Martha McCully | Posted 05.19.2013 | Fifty
Martha McCully

Let me tell you the truth about growing younger instead of aging: It's impossible (no matter what marketers tell you). Keeping my "biological" age a secret makes me feel like I have something to be ashamed of, which I don't.

Three Things I Look For In A Job Candidate, From Sheryl Sandberg (WATCH)

Posted 08.14.2013 | MarloThomas

Facebook COO and author Sheryl Sandberg shared the top three things she looks for in a job candidate, aside from resume and experience, when she joine...

WATCH: Longevity Secrets To Keep You Young

Posted 03.12.2013 | Fifty

It's a familiar construct that some of us have heard way too often: [Insert Age] is the new [Insert Age]! But a 2012 study of Japanese and Swedish ...

Tricks For Feeding A Family Of Five For Under $75 Per Week, From Jill Cataldo (WATCH)

Posted 08.14.2013 | MarloThomas

When Coupon Expert Jill Cataldo joined me on Mondays With Marlo, she revealed that she spends between $40 and $75 each week on groceries to feed her ...

Do Boomers Have The Guts To Change Aging Forever?

Ken Dychtwald Ph.D. | Posted 05.11.2013 | Fifty
Ken Dychtwald Ph.D.

Just as society's institutions were grossly unprepared for our baby boom, we have done far too little to prepare for the coming age wave. Ironically, while our demographic heft is not our fault, its impact will be our legacy.

9 Tips For Jumpstarting Your Retirement

Alexis Abramson, Ph.D. | Posted 05.08.2013 | Fifty
Alexis Abramson, Ph.D.

Who hasn't fantasized about retirement? No more time clocks to punch, early-morning alarm clocks to set, rush hour traffic to fight, or uncomfortable heels or cranky early morning kids to deal with. Nothing but leisurely days to travel, enjoy your family or do whatever you wish.

The Secret To Fighting Chronic Pain Might Be Stress Management

Posted 03.04.2013 | Healthy Living

Living with chronic pain can be truly stressful, but a new study contributes to growing research that managing stress may help reduce discomfort as we...

LOOK: 6 Gorgeous Early Blooming Flowers

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 03.04.2013 | HuffPost Home

We're a little excited for the season, can you tell?

8 Simple Habits That Add Up To A Healthy Heart

Posted 02.24.2014 | Healthy Living

Yes, there are foods to eat (and to avoid) for a healthier heart. There are general healthy lifestyle practices, like regular exercise and not smoking...

How To Rid Yourself Of Pre-Retirement Anxiety

U.S. News And World Report | Daniel Bortz | Posted 02.26.2013 | Fifty

While some think retirement will be a dream come true, many baby boomers who are almost there don't feel the same way. According to a recent AARP s...

How Does A Feminist Validate Plastic Surgery? From Gloria Steinem (WATCH)

Posted 08.14.2013 | MarloThomas

Do you consider yourself a feminist but are considering plastic surgery? Feminist Gloria Steinem dropped by Mondays With Marlo to share her opinion on...

13 Ways To Refresh Your Home For $10 Or Less

The Huffington Post | Rain Embuscado | Posted 02.25.2013 | HuffPost Home

And some of them might not even cost you a penny.

6 Habits That Will Make You Look Older

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Posted 02.22.2013 | Fifty

Some seemingly harmless behaviors can actually take a toll on your appearance.

WATCH: Why Some Older Women Refuse To Dress Their Age

Posted 02.20.2013 | Fifty

Yes, yes, yes: 50 is the new 30, we hear. But does that mean post 50 women should be dressing like their younger counterparts? It was a question p...

Tricks to Dressing Slimmer, From Jill Martin (WATCH)

Posted 08.14.2013 | MarloThomas

Tired of wearing black? Style Expert and New York Times Best-Selling Author Jill Martin gave some creative tips on dressing slimmer on this week's epi...

6 Fixes For Dry Winter Skin

Posted 02.22.2013 | Healthy Living

We're more than halfway through winter, but if you're anything like us, your skin may be reaching peak dryness. Thanks to cold temperatures, dry indoo...

The Terrifying Thing I Tried In My 60s

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 04.21.2013 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

I had wanted to take horseback riding lessons for a long while, however well meaning friends cautioned, 'You're in your 60s, for heaven sake. You could break your bones,' if broken bones would be less convenient or less painful at a younger age.

10 Reasons Why Companies Want To Hire You

Mary Eileen Williams | Posted 04.15.2013 | Fifty
Mary Eileen Williams

If you think that you're no longer valued in the work world, it's an awfully big challenge to present yourself as a confident, can-do candidate.

Dancing Through the Pain

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 04.08.2013 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

I know my body has been undergoing changes from the day I was born, but most of those changes brought positive results; unlike now, when each change has me rolling further down the other side of the hill.

How One Woman Created, Lost And Then Rebuilt A Multi-Million-Dollar Cookie Empire

Posted 02.04.2013 | 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...

9 Ways To De-Stress Your Living Room

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 05.31.2013 | HuffPost Home

When you spend so much time in a room, it should be relaxing.

10 Stars Who Quit Their Day Jobs

Posted 01.28.2013 | Fifty

Stars... they're just like us -- and in more ways than one. A MetLife study found there are more than 9 million Americans between the ages of 44 and 7...

8 Steps To Prepping Your Living Room For A Super Bowl Party

Jordan Hart | Posted 03.26.2013 | Comedy
Jordan Hart

Starting with "Handcuff the remote control to your hand."