50 And Fabulous – The Life Over 50 Lifestyle Blog

50 And Fabulous – The Life Over 50 Lifestyle Blog

Now you’ve reached the grand old age of 50, its time to get ready to feel 50 and fabulous!

Reaching your 50th birthday is a significant milestone that deserves to be celebrated in style!  

Maybe you have just reached the age of 50 or perhaps you are well into your 50s – it doesn’t matter.

 It’s an excellent time to reflect on the accomplishments of the past half-century and set new goals for your future while enjoying life with friends and family.

If you think there are no benefits associated with this fantastic age group, our Life Over 50 site is here to tell you why you’re probably wrong.

Welcome to Life Over 50

Welcome to our site, dedicated to the over 50s.  Hopefully here you can find a wealth of lifestyle advice.

Get inspired by our health tips, relationship advice, lifestyle stories and financial tips

We created our site for those over fifty’s who want to enjoy their golden years with optimal health and contentedness. 

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We have a huge range of articles ranging from healthy recipes to women skincare routines to saving money on investments – all specifically tailored towards the needs and interests of this age group. 

50 and fabulous – life begins at 50!

 How does turning 50 benefit you? It turns out that there are quite a lot of benefits, you will be pleased to know!

We all hope we will be in relatively good health in our 50s. If not, now is maybe the time to start looking at improving your health

Did You Just Celebrate Your 50th Birthday?

With each new decade, there are always new and exciting things to look forward to. 

Young adulthood begins when you turn 20.

Your career and relationships become more settled as you turn 30.

As you approach 40, you might find yourself taking on career-related challenges you never imagined possible.

At fifty, people become more confident and self-assured than ever before.

They become focused on their health, balance between work-life commitments, travelling with less baggage physically, as well as emotionally!

When You Celebrate Fifty, Real Friends Become More Important

People in their 20s and 30s – and to a lesser degree their 40s – tend to keep in touch just so that they know they’ll always have something on their calendar.

Generally, this will slowly stop  as you approach your 50s.

Maybe it’s knowing how quickly time passes – and the need to make the most of every moment – or just the exhaustion of keeping up pretences, but eventually people in their 50s tend to save their time for real friends and fostering good relationships.

It might be hard to fill up every weekend with social events, like you did in your 20’s or 30s. However you’ll probably enjoy your own company more anyway now….and if you do venture out, you’ll appreciate it more and it will usually be well worth the effort.

 Plus if you are single, no need to give up on dating, see our dating in your fifties tips

You might even consider travelling more with older travel groups

Fifty And Fabulous And Healthy

It’s essential to prioritize your health as you age, especially in your fifties. The risks of developing chronic diseases and conditions increase as you get older, making it vital to maintain healthy habits such as eating well, exercising regularly and getting adequate sleep.

Regular check-ups with your doctor can also help catch any potential issues early on before they become more severe.

Taking care of your physical and mental wellbeing during this stage of life will not only promote longevity but also ensure a better quality of life for years to come.

A Better Understanding Of Your Children

As your children mature, they will become individuals with their own opinions, needs, and personalities, rather than a mix of adorable and frustrating.

By the time you reach 50, your children will likely be adults, so you will have the opportunity to rekindle your relationship with them and do it in a more mature way probably. Don’t be surprised if they order you a subscription to Saga magazine

It’s not surprising that people enjoy their children’s company when they grow up, since more so than not, they tend to share similar values and ideals.

A lifelong friendship can begin here.

It’s Okay To Embrace Your Quirks With Fabulous Fifties

You’re at your most vulnerable when you’re in your teens – especially if you’re in school. Everyone tries so hard to fit in that they all merge into a beige mono-being.

Once you are 50 and fabulous, you don’t seem as concerned about being left out as you once did.

With that acceptance comes a hive of creativity and energy, especially if you consider yourself having a distinct quirky nature. In fact, often your 50s can be considered a second youth if you know what to do with them.

Aside from that, since people tend to know themselves better at this age, it’s also a good time to start participating in activities you know you’ll enjoy at discounted rates.

At this age, many people find that their career paths completely change – only one of the many benefits of aging.

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Celebrate Your 50th Birthday with a little self-indulgence!

If you are just in the process of turning 50, you usually have everything you need by the time you’ve reached this wonderful age, including cars, homes and savings.

So now is the perfect time to book that cruise, get a spa treatment, or do something more extravagant.

Whenever you’ve avoided something before due to the expense, you can now enjoy it guilt-free – after all, you’ve worked hard for it.

Maybe this is one of the best things about turning 50.

Having A More Positive View Of Your Body

With our obsession with body image today, the old adage “youth is wasted on the young” could not be more true. We generally spend so much time and energy worrying about our body fat percentage, how we look in the mirror and maybe even our muscle tone, but hey, these things tend to fade with age.

Reaching fifty is a time when you can learn to live with who you are – and maybe more importantly, what you look like!

It is common for people to become more confident by the age of 50, not only about their appearance but also about their personalities.

Giving Back Can Be A Great Benefit As You Age

You suddenly have more time when you turn 50, which is another great benefit.

When you’ve spent most of your life climbing the career ladder, now you know your time is very valuable. Hopefully this will allow you to spend less time at work and more time doing what you love.

It’s also the perfect time to volunteer, if you’ve ever considered it.

At 50, you’re more likely to volunteer simply to feel good about giving back to society, which is a great way to stay active in the community, not to mention meeting new people and friends .

While most people are aware of the numerous benefits of turning 50, they aren’t always aware of the many opportunities that are available for those looking to make the most of the second half of their first century.

So we say, step out now with confidence and enjoy your fifties!


  • Stephen

    Stephen is now retired. He spent 25 years in community welfare and is one of the co-founders of life over 50. He has a keen interest in everything concerning this special age group.....and makes valuable contributions to the site. In his spare time, he enjoys photography, cycling and gardening. Also a keen jazz music lover!

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