Category Archives: Attitudes to midlife

5 reasons to be happy you are not young anymore


So it’s a given that the world caters to the young. Fashion designers almost exclusively trot teen and early 20-something models down their catwalks, even though the people able to afford their clothes are usually decades older. And in Hollywood, … Continue reading

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Beauty in the Middle 2.0: Celebrating a year!


I launched this site a year ago and it’s been so rewarding to write about wellness and beauty for women our age  since the subject doesn’t get much ink elsewhere. But just as people need to evolve their style … Continue reading

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Lies my mother told me


I love my mom dearly, and have learned much about personal strength and generosity from the example she set. But, saying that, my mother has always had very strong opinions on women and appearance ─ some that may date to … Continue reading

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What I share with Cindy Crawford


I first observed it in my Zumba class this week. No, not my aching arms being tortured from the strange Zumba weights (hybrids of dumbbells and maracas), but something that felt even more of a strain. I realized I was … Continue reading

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On Age and Beauty


The idea for this blog came to me in a few different ways, but the most significant was the memory of what a dear friend said to me several years ago. My friend was older than me and, during a dinner together, she said in passing … Continue reading

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