Want an easy way to reduce your grocery bills, increase your physical activity, and eat healthier?
Start gardening. Your 50s are the ideal time to add this low-impact, highly-rewarding activity to your routine. Need more incentive?
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Research suggests that you might remain mentally sharp for longer if crosswords are part of your regular routine. Your 50s can be an emotional time, but journaling can provide a great outlet for those feelings while helping you remember all the great things going on in your life. In fact, researchers at UCLA found that expressive writing can even help reduce symptoms of anxiety. With the drama-filled days of your early adult life behind you, your 50s are a great time to reconnect with old friends. While you might have a vague idea of where your family is from, your 50s are a perfect time to tackle a genealogy project.
Want to keep your mind sharp as you get older? Try learning a new language in your 50s. Oh, and speaking of language? Enjoy more flexibility and a stronger body in your 50s by taking up yoga. While a book club is a good start, your 50s are also a great time to devote more of your free time to brushing up on those classics you never found the time to finish earlier in life. And if that sort of reading is too heavy for you right out of the gates, consider starting with one of the 30 Funniest Celebrity Books. Make a point of giving yourself a fitness goal to accomplish in your 50s.
If you like to drink, make a concerted effort to learn more about your favorite wines in your 50s.
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Try out a tasting class to get yourself acquainted with the appropriate terminology and learn how to properly decant, pour, and sip a great glass of wine. After a few decades spent in the workforce or raising children, you definitely deserve some time to relax. Make your 50s the decade you finally commit to getting regular massages, helping you remain back pain-free. While you probably know your way around the kitchen well enough to prepare some meals, enrich your 50s by mastering your craft.
Taking cooking classes can mean fewer wimpy salads and pasta-and-jarred-sauce nights and more magical meals to look forward to. Talking about your feelings can be tough, but therapy can be a real treat. Commit yourself to more introspection and a more positive outlook by giving therapy a try. By the time you hit 50, life has likely given you plenty to be thankful, making it the perfect time to start giving back.
While vegetables may already play a major role in your diet, by your 50s, they should make their way into every meal. Not too much. Mostly plants. Discover the plan that covers your Medigap needs. The coverage you need. The prices you want. See Medicare Supplement quotes now. Wondering how much you might receive in Social Security? Welcome to Considerable. Your Complete Guide to Medicare. Everything you've ever wanted to know, but were too confused to ask. Follow Us. A valid email is required. Please enter your first name.
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That was a big one for me and then you start programming yourself long enough that you start to believe it. According to Siebold he gets e-mails on a daily basis from people saying money doesn't grow on trees, money is scarce, money is tight and money is the root of all evil. It's like we're living on two different planets with all of the people that think one way have all the money and the people that don't, don't have much of anything, he says. Look at your beliefs and look at the beliefs of the wealthy and how they think about money. They see it as a game.
They're just playing a game, and they're having fun. They're moving things and they're creating value for society and they're getting richer all the time. It's more about thinking about money in terms of abundance and opportunity and freedom and all the good things such as good health. It can save your life if you have enough of it. You can pay for treatment for whatever you have. Siebold says society is brainwashed by "broke people" and institutions.
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