We continue to employ all of the new safety habits that have been introduced — but of our own free will, not because a government forced us to.
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The idea of planting a “victory garden” was first popularised by the American agricultural scientist George Washington Carver as a morale booster during the First World War. Not only will this give you something to do, you will also be able to enjoy fresh organic vegetables for your efforts.
Planning for your day-to-day life in retirement requires a lot more thought than most people think.
Budget-stretching skincare ideas to help you through the next few weeks whether you need to watch your pennies, are looking for a substitute while your favourite brands are temporarily out of stock, or you would just like to remove a lot of the chemicals from your daily personal grooming routine.
Credit cards are not cash. You do not really own any item that you purchase on a card until you have actually paid off the card.
In a sense, in the age before internet access to information was so limited that people really had no choice other than to believe what they were told, particularly when it came to medical advice. Today, however, we have reached a point where almost the reverse is true.
Picture the poor grocery store cashier trying not to laugh as I stood before him last week wearing bicycle gear, rubber gloves, a surgical mask and glasses so fogged up (from air escaping from the top of the mask) that I could barely see where I was going
Their motto, until recently, seems to have been: “Let’s just charge that — we make lots of money, so we’ll just pay for it later.”
Whether you have been laid off or are fortunate to still have some level of employment, now is the time to “go to the mattresses” and conserve resources like never before.
By Robin Trimingham Whether by choice or company directive, by the time you read this many of you will be spending more time at home than usual for the next […]
In this episode Olderhood Group’s Robin Trimingham discusses navigating family relationships as you progress through life and Bill Storie and Olderhood International Financial Advisor Martha Harris Myron discuss financial and […]
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Is your diet keeping pace with your nutritional needs? by Robin Trimingham “Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you what you are.” — Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin Time […]
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Rethinking Recycling and the Konmari Method by Robin Trimingham Earlier this year I came across a Netflix series on Marie Kondo, the undisputed queen of tidying up. In short, she […]
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Can Less Clutter Really be a Good Thing? by Robin Trimingham Following on from my recent article on the perils of plastic, I think it’s only fitting that I now […]
Does Menopause Need a Makeover? by Robin Trimingham There is nothing more poignant than a physical reminder that you cannot “undo” — that your biological clock is ticking and your […]
Given the intense heat of the last couple of weeks I have been spending quite a bit of time hiding indoors watching YouTube videos on various aspects of minimalism, downsizing, […]
Should You Retire Overseas? by Robin Trimingham In a previous article post I alluded to the fact that a measurable number of Bermuda residents are opting to retire overseas, so […]
To Leave or Not to Leave? By Robin Trimingham If there is one thing that hurts more than trying to smile when your feet hurt, it’s dragging yourself in to […]
Making Retirement as Easy or Busy as Desired by Robin Trimingham There’s an old proverb that says, “Man may work from sun to sun, but woman’s work is never done.” […]
Are You Doing the Hokey Pokey When You Save? by Robin Trimingham Depending on your current age and interests, having read the title of this article you might assume that […]
Your Life Journey and the Psychology of Aging by Robin Trimingham This week I am going to tackle a topic that some might argue I am not old enough to […]
Do You have a Wellness Box? By Robin Trimingham What is a wellness box and why would you want one? Good question – I just invented the idea. Or least […]
Condoning Criticism in the Age of Internet by Robin Trimingham It was Shakespeare who first observed, “all the world’s a stage” in his play As You Like It. I wonder […]
Can You Spot a Catfish? By Robin Trimingham This week I am following up my article on overcoming loneliness with some words of caution about online social networks. If you […]
You Can Break the Cycle of Loneliness by Robin Trimingham When you consider that Bermuda is a population of approximately 65,000 sitting on a mere 21 square miles of land […]
Embracing Change Can be a Breath of Fresh Air by Robin Trimingham If Bermudians of all ages have one thing in common it is a tendency to dislike making and […]
Is Emotional Spending Sabotaging Your Future? by Robin Trimingham We have all heard of hoarders, and binge drinkers and shopaholics and emotional eaters but just about all of the research […]
Working on Financial Wellness by Bill Storie We often hear of “financial literacy” being the current buzz words to help people understand their financial status. Yet does it cover the […]
How to Bounce Back After Losing Your Job by Robin Trimingham You’ve lost your job, now what? Given the high cost of living in Bermuda I am of two minds […]
Healing After Divorce by Martha Pitman “For everything you have missed, you have gained something else, and for everything you gain, you lose something else.” Ralph Waldo Emerson […]
Are Your Mind and Body Working in Harmony? By Robin Trimingham A few weeks ago, I was fortunate to attend a lecture given by Deepak Chopra who is currently the […]
Reinventing Yourself as You Age by Robin Trimingham When I was a teenager, for a brief moment until I realized I was not actually a good song writer, I was […]
One Car – One Year On by Bob Lowry A little over a year ago we became a one-car couple. The 2003 Hyundai Accent gave up the ghost, at least […]
Is Overcoming Loss the Gateway to Wisdom? by Robin Trimingham When the subject of overcoming loss comes up most people immediately assume that this is in reference to the loss […]
Rethreading Your Wardrobe by Robin Trimingham There has been a lot of buzz on the internet regarding the evils of the rag trade, particularly the working conditions that some third […]
What No One Tells You About Divorce by Martha Pitman “We don’t always arrive where we intended to go” Tova Mirvis Life often can throw us unexpected curve balls, and […]
The importance of Keeping Your Mind & Body in Motion by Robin Trimingham “You are only as old as you feel” they used to say, and while there is some […]
Are You Ready to Embrace a Holistic View of Wellness? by Robin Trimingham If you have read the Bermuda Health Workforce, 2017 Report, issued by the Government of Bermuda then […]
Life What are You Trying to Teach Me? by Bob Lowry If nothing else, six weeks away from these pages has given me plenty of time for reflection. On what? […]
Should You Pursue a Second Career or Retire? By Robin Trimingham As those of you who have followed the development of Olderhood already know, our company first started when my […]
The Changed Lines of Generational Power by Bob Ritzema I have been reading Being Mortal by Atul Gawande, who is a surgeon, a staff writer for the New Yorker, and a Harvard Professor. He’s […]
Are You Retirement Ready? By Robin Trimingham If you are approaching the age of sixty, it is normal for thoughts of retirement to start occupying your thoughts. For some people […]
… A Funny thing happened on the way to the forum … Five years ago Olderhood started as a blog for retirees only because that is who we imagined would […]
Silver Divorces by Martha Pitman Divorces for couples over 60 years old (now known as Gray or Silver Divorces), have dramatically increased in the last two decades in the United […]
Afraid of Running Out of Money? by Bill Storie Is your investment plan realistic? A 2017 study by Aviva in the UK revealed that 1.3 million people viewed “winning the […]