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At 102 years old, I still help run my business: Here are my 3 daily practices for a happy and healthy life

At 102, Deborah Szekely still manages a business and goes out often. Here are some practices she credits for her longevity.


I Lost 30lbs at 67 by Avoiding American Food

Majority of American food isn't good for anyone, so, I avoid purchasing it.


Shirley Robertson: ‘When you age you should be less concerned about thinness and calories’

Paris Olympics, we will be talking to former Olympian medallists about how they keep fit now – from ageing and retiring to what they eat and how much they exercise. Meet the sixth in our series, Shirley Robertson. Robertson is a sailor and the first British woman to win an Olympic gold medal at consecutive games: Sydney in 2000 and Athens in 2004. ...


The secrets to styling sporty-chic this summer

The secrets to styling sporty-chic this summer - A summer of sports means only one thing: athleisure as everyday.


A millennial moved from California to Utah for a lower cost of living. A few months later, she's hoping to move back.

Kate M. moved from San Diego to Salt Lake City due to high living and childcare costs, but she misses California's weather and cultural diversity.


Tour a Dreamy Lake Tahoe Cabin Where Modern Comforts Meet Vintage Style

San Francisco designer Jon de la Cruz doesn’t sacrifice polish for patina in this repeat-client retreat


Are DINKs living the new American Dream?

When writer and historian James Truslow Adams coined the phrase ‘American Dream’ in his best-selling 1931 book Epic of America, he described it as “that dream of a land in which life should be better and richer and fuller for everyone, with opportunity for each according to ability or achievement.” Since then, the American Dream…


A personal trainer at a longevity clinic says you should care about 3 fitness markers if you want to live a long, youthful life

Work out for a longer life by focusing on improving balance, building muscle, and doing specific cardio work, a trainer at a longevity center says.


30 Activities to Avoid After 75: The Golden Years

We all have loved ones that have hit this magical milestone. Or maybe you've reached 75 yourself! 75 and older can be a wonderful chapter to life, but some things no longer make sense to do.


Living in Sardinia: A Guide to the Ultimate Mediterranean Paradise

Sardinia, the second-largest island in the Mediterranean, is a gem that promises an extraordinary lifestyle. Nestled between Italy, Spain, and the North African coast, Sardinia offers a blend of enchanting landscapes, rich history, and vibrant culture. Whether you are considering relocating or simply curious about this beautiful island, this guide will help you understand why living in Sardinia is a dream come true.


I Retired in a Mobile Home: Why It’s the Best Real Estate Decision I Ever Made

When you think about retirement living, what comes to mind? Downsizing to a smaller house? Moving into one of those fancy senior living places? Well, not for Lisa Jackson. The retired engineer had a...


110-year-old woman shares the 2 reasons she believes she's lived so long

Ruth Onley says her faith and her family have sustained her throughout her long life. She shares the lessons she's learned throughout her life and how she fills her days.


How to beat the big four diseases of ageing

We are living longer than ever before. In 1765, the average lifespan was just 38.8 years, and even by the start of the 1920s, still only 56. Then along came the vaccines: diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough and tuberculosis. Today, life expectancy in the UK is 78.6 years for males and 82.6 years for females. But longevity comes with a price: that o...


Gen Z is embracing ‘underconsumptioncore,’ bragging about decor-less apartments and beat-up Stanley cups to save money—and alleviate crushing anxiety

“It just gets so tiring watching people tell me that this is the newest thing that I have to buy,” 27-year-old Adeline Um said.


Lifestyle changes could prevent nearly half of adult cancer deaths, study finds

A new study from the American Cancer Society has found that 45% of cancer deaths among adults could be prevented by making lifestyle changes such as stopping smoking, improving diet and increasing exercise. Dr. Jon LaPook takes a closer look at the findings.


5 habits to borrow from people who've lived to 100

Blue Zones' Dan Buettner says people who live the longest share these five things in common: plant-based diet, exercise, sleep, sense of purpose and community.


Frank Lloyd Wright-Inspired Home in Nashville Is the Epitome of Style

It was commissioned and designed by a Frank Lloyd Wright apprentice!


6 Tips for Aging Alone

A growing number of seniors are facing their golden years alone. Here, experts offer tips and suggestions to make aging alone at home easier and safer.


I've been walking 10,000 steps a day for a year – here are five unexpected benefits I've experienced

I tried walking 10,000 steps every day for a year, but was it worth it?


The ‘Work To Live’ Generation: 5 Reasons We Should Adopt Gen Z’s Attitude Toward Work

Work-life balance, mental health support, and a sense of purpose in their jobs are all important to Gen Z -- dubbed the "Work to Live" generation. They aren't all about grinding away all day everyday,...


I Lost 45lbs With 5 Simple New Habits

My body is losing volume. I've gone from a size 18 to a 10 and I'm super happy.


15 Ways To Naturally Lower Your Blood Sugar

Medically reviewed by Jamie Johnson, RDN Medically reviewed by Jamie Johnson, RDN Maintaining a healthy blood sugar level can help improve your mood and overall energy levels. In addition, chronically high blood sugar levels can lead to increased health risks like heart disease, vision loss, and kidney disease. Whether you have type 2 diabetes or w...


I'm an American who's lived in Paris for 15 years. Taking these 5 notes from the French has really improved my life.

As an American living in Paris, my lifestyle has improved in many ways, from how I eat to how I balance work and life. Others should take notes.


I've Perfected the Long-Haul Flight Travel Uniform—Here's What I Wear

With 77,000 miles and counting this year alone, I've had a whole lot of time to develop a trusty formula for comfortable airport outfits that still look good.


Here's How to Get the Enchanting Nancy Meyers Aesthetic In Your Home

The Nancy Meyers aesthetic effortlessly brings all the charm—here's how to get the look.


This U.S. City Is the No. 1 Choice Among Baby Boomers for Retirement

Sin (City) is in.


Kelly Evans: Are "snowbirds" coming home?

I live in New Jersey. One of the states people are most likely to leave to go south. The taxes are high, the highways around me are a convoluted mess, and the winters are a drag. I grew up in Virginia; I get the appeal of going south. Owning real estate in the "sun belt" has probably been one of the greatest money-making opportunities of the past twenty or thirty years. And Covid, and the rise of remote work, has only accelerated all of that. Or...


‘I’m just as bendy at 82 – here are my yoga secrets’

Yoga teacher Barbara Currie taught her final lesson in December 2023, three months shy of her 82nd birthday. It marks the end of an era – 51 years of teaching yoga – but why is she hanging up her leotard now? The reason might surprise you. She and her 85-year-old husband are going travelling. “We’ve got more to do, more countries we want to see,” s...


‘Financially impossible’: Forget having a midlife crisis. Why this rite of passage is now out of reach for many Americans

Another part of the American Dream is dying.


Why a 'Lagom-Style Vacation' May Be Your Best Trip Yet

This Scandinavian concept brings hygge on the road.


Dressed to thrill: The most stylish musicians of all time

Whether it's how they dress in music videos or at red-carpet events, some artists know how to influence the fashion world, just as much as they've shaped the music world. These are some of the most fashionable artists in music history.


Calorie-starving slowed down my metabolism – this is what I did to lose a stone

This time last year I was feeling really depressed about my weight. In the previous 18 months, I’d put on a huge amount, mainly on my stomach, and because I’m short – just over 5’1” –  I looked pregnant. But I was at a total loss about what to do about it; I felt like I ate relatively healthily, opting for low-calorie meals and often avoiding carbs...


As a Briton who spent years living in America, these are 10 things that are better across the pond

America is far from perfect. It’s laughably insular and has many chronic problems that feel virtually unfixable: broken political systems, a lack of free healthcare, rampant homelessness and drug abuse in cities, shootings and high rates of suicide and depression that belie its “have a nice day” image… But these are largely problems that affect res...


Broke Always Seem To Waste Money On These 15 Expenses


The best town to retire to in each state, based on data

Using data from Niche, and a variety of government sources and news articles, Stacker looks at the best places to retire in every state.


How Much Alcohol Can You Drink a Week and Still Be Healthy?

Scientists are homing in on how much—or how little—you can consume without raising your risk for health problems.


I left my high-flying fashion career to buy a run-down B&B in France

The dream became a reality for this couple...


City in Florida considered America's best spot to live: where do other cities stack up?

The Sunshine State is home to the city that just nabbed the title of the best spot to live in the U.S..: Naples, Florida, according to U.S. News & World Report.


15 Simple Habits Of People Who Keep Their Homes Clean And Organized

If you're the type of person who struggles to tidy consistently, then it might be time to ignore finding cleaning hacks and instead build habits. Here is how.


Retirees spend almost all of their income in these 5 areas — how do you compare and where can you save?

81% of their income goes into these five categories.


Alzheimer's Slowed by Intensive Lifestyle Changes

Small trial led by Dean Ornish, MD, shows cognitive improvement


In a hot L.A. neighborhood full of brown lawns, his DIY native plant garden thrives

He killed his Bermuda grass lawn with cardboard and planted plants better suited for California. Six years later, his DIY yard is thriving.


These 8 daily habits could add up to 24 years to your life, new study says: 'Even adding only one' may lead to 4 extra years

The research found that practicing eight healthy habits at age 40 was associated with an additional 24 years of life for men and 21 years for women.


This Westchester Home Is Cottagecore Meets Whimsy, Thanks to Thrifted Accents

Fairytale homes are easy to find in storybooks—trickier to find in real life. However, some make it off the page. Case in point? Stephanie Perez O’Boyle’s whimsical Westchester abode. Nestled among the town's lush farming villages, rolling hills, and sparkling rivers, the designer’s condo brims with fantastical details: Floral tableware straight ou...


I'm a New Yorker who visited Miami for the first time. The neighborhoods, social scene, and affordability surprised me most.

Business Insider's reporter went to Miami and was surprised to find cheaper groceries, friendlier strangers, and more patient drivers than in NYC.


Gluten-free lifestyle: Debunking myths and deciding if the diet is right for you

The years-long rise of a gluten-free lifestyle happened for many reasons. Understand gluten-related disorders, food sources, symptoms, and the pros and cons of a gluten-free diet.


Map Shows States Where Most Americans Are Homesteading

Homesteading is a lifestyle choice focusing on self-sufficiency and sustainable living.


6 Money Mistakes Retirees Make That Force Them To Change Their Lifestyles

If you've spent years saving for retirement, you probably have no plans to go through all your savings. But unfortunately, if you're not careful, it can happen. Find Out: Retirement Planning: How...


I moved my family from California to Austin, Texas, and regretted it. Here are 10 things to consider before making an expensive mistake.

Brett Alder says Austin is not the "California of Texas" and now sees the Golden State in a new light.


13 Polite Habits Hairdressers Actually Dislike—and What to Do Instead

Sometimes trying to do all the right things at the salon can backfire. Here's what to avoid when getting your hair cut or colored. The post 13 Polite Habits Hairdressers Actually Dislike—and What to Do Instead appeared first on Reader's Digest.