5 ways talking to yourself can make you happier

Adapted from Love Your Age: The Small-Step Solution to a Better, Longer, Happier Life (National Geographic 2018): I’m a big believer in talking to myself. In fact, I’ve made “me” my #1 closest advisor. And I’m not crazy! Lots of experts think self-talk can be a powerful ally for your happiness and health. But if … Continue Reading

ten small steps to a brilliant brain

“Love Your Age World Tour” Update: Join me at Parnassus Books in Nashville, TN on Sunday, June 24th at 2pm so we can chat about fitness, health, style, sex, and why sleep is so darn important. One of my biggest fears is losing my mind or my memory . . . or both. So, I … Continue Reading

here’s what happened when i tried a new alternative to hormone therapy

Maybe you’ve already gone through “the change”–a quaint throwback to the days of yore. Or, perhaps you’re smack in the middle of it right now. But if you’re not yet at the point when estrogen levels start to plummet, you might want to heed the words of Bette Davis in one of my favorite movies, … Continue Reading