Hello! It's been a long while since you last heard from me. I hope you are all staying well! Long story short...a pandemic happened and threw our lives into quite a tizzy. At the same time, I gave MySoCalledMidlife a makeover. It was time. Whew. A lot of changes.I'm excited about this change: MySoCalledMidlife has morphed into a new newsletter called thePause. As before, I'm still … [Read more...] about Big News! MySoCalledMidlife is Evolving Into Something New
My So-Called MidLife Blog is on hiatus!
Please check out my latest venture, thePause Newsletter.
In addition to symptoms of the more traditional eye ailments—cataracts, glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration—here are some eye health warning signs on your eye doctor’s radar. Read about eyes as health indicators on Parade.com. … [Read more...] about The Eyes Have It! 8 Things Your Eyes Can Reveal About Your Overall Health
The coronavirus has taught us the importance of stocking up on toilet paper, but it’s also been a wake-up call to take better care of our health. Since people with existing medical conditions—among them heart disease—are at higher risk for severe symptoms from COVID-19, now is a critical time to pay attention to your heart health, says Cleveland Clinic cardiologist Heba Wassif, M.D. Here are … [Read more...] about Here Are 7 Ways to Protect Your Heart During the Pandemic
Brian Van Buren’s life has been filled with thrilling adventures. In the late 1980s, he met Princess Diana at one of her pet projects, the London Lighthouse AIDS Clinic, while caring for his late husband (who died before Van Buren’s diagnosis); during his 22-year tenure as a flight attendant for United Airlines, he visited 57 countries; he twice appeared on the Oprah Winfrey show, as a survivor of … [Read more...] about An Early-Onset Alzheimer’s Diagnosis Is Met With Resilience
It’s hard to avoid technology, with TVs, tablets, computers and mobile phones playing such a big part of our everyday lives—especially during quarantine. American adults spend almost half of each day interacting with screens, with those 60 and older devoting an extra half hour each day compared to 10 years ago. But are these blue-light-emitting devices wrecking our health? Read the full article … [Read more...] about Protect Your Peepers! Expert Tips to Help Protect Your Eyes from Blue Light