Topic: The Age Effect

The Age Effect: Spending Labor Day With The Family, From Age 0 To 60

The Age Effect: Spending Labor Day With The Family, From Age 0 To 60

Labor Day is nearly here, and if you’re lucky, that means one last long weekend before the summer is semi-officially over. For many, this is a weekend full of family time: Picnics, potlucks and family reunions are rampant this time of year. They’re always a good chance to see your family (and squeeze in a little more beer, burgers and potato salad before you promise yourself no more), but our role is always changing. More »

The Age Effect: Stress Management, From Zero To 60

The Age Effect: Stress Management, From Zero To 60

Chronic stress is all-too-common in our society, and it’s forever a hot topic for those of us who write about health: Exercise and superfoods are great, but high stress levels can take their toll if we don’t learn how to get them under control. (In fact, a new study published in Nature reveals that chronic stress can even lead to depression, by killing neurons and prevents new growth of brain cells that assist in stress management.) Thankfully, stress is one of those thing that’s always changing as we age, along with our ability to manage it. More »

The Age Effect: Bikini Season Fashion, From Age 0 To 60

The Age Effect: Bikini Season Fashion, From Age 0 To 60

From the age of about three, bikini season gets most women in a tizzy. Between worrying about our bodies and fretting over which style of swimsuit makes our butt look the best, it’s the most angst-ridden fashion season of the year, by a long shot. And while it’s only composed of miniscule amounts of fabric, with very limited variations in shape and form, the swimsuit, without question, is one thing in our wardrobe that changes a lot with age. More »