Kate Lueras

Kate Lueras

Kate is a Southern California native, currently residing in Encinitas, CA. She holds a B.A. in Cultural Anthropology and a M.A. in Healthcare Administration. She has a tremendous passion for travel and immersing herself in new cultures. Kate has been writing as a hobby since she was a young girl. Professionally, she has been the practice manager for a successful plastic surgery practice for over 25 years.
Sex
Kate Lueras

Tying The Knot Later In Life: Why It’s A Good Idea

Dreams of marriage in my 30s eluded me. The chance to have a family, children and all the things I thought I wanted just never happened. Little did I know, I ended up with a much sweeter deal by finding my partner later in life. I married my husband when I was 45, and he is 14 years my senior. Whether you experienced divorce, or simply never met the right person, let me share with you many of the

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Travel
Kate Lueras

10 Reasons To Visit The Beautiful Maldives

You have seen the idyllic blue azure water on high end travel magazines and wondered “where in the world is such a place?” Nestled in the Indian Ocean off the Southern tip of India, lies a group of over one hundred small islands called The Maldives. To be honest, when we first thought of planning a trip to the Maldives, I had no idea of exactly where we were headed. To get to any of the islands, m

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Life
Kate Lueras

Planning To Change In 2023? New Year’s Resolutions Are Bogus!

Don’t shoot the messenger here, but let’s get real. Do you know anyone who has made a New Year’s resolution and stuck to it for more than three weeks? If you do, and they have, then good for them! They are certainly in the minority. The history of making a resolution at the start of a new year goes back over 4000 years and is said to have started with the ancient Babylonians. Nearly half of adult

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Sex
Kate Lueras

Help! My Partner Is in Menopause! Some Dos and Don’ts

You may be quite familiar with the symptoms of Manopause you’re experiencing, but what about menopause? It may seem like your wife or girlfriend has just completely flipped her lid. Menopause is the stage of life for women when hormones drop and the life they once knew has forever changed. She may be experiencing mood swings, hot flashes, weight gain, dryness in her lady parts, and sleepless night

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over 50 surfing tips
Sports
Kate Lueras

Surf Culture: Enjoying The Sport At Any Age

Chances are if you grew up in a coastal community with any kind of waves in the ocean, you were surrounded by the surf culture. Surfers not only commit to the sport, but they engage in their own way of life. This “club” or camaraderie that surfers engage in encompasses all things surf and ocean-related. The brotherhood that develops among surfers is like none I have ever witnessed. “It is the tigh

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Business
Kate Lueras

The Challenge Of A Retirement Gap: When Only One Partner Retires

Monday morning at 6am, you chug coffee, roll out of bed, and drag yourself to the shower. After a blissful weekend, nothing bites more than getting up to face the real world on a Monday morning. For some, however, there is an added caveat: their retired partner is happily reading the news in their pajamas. How do you motivate yourself to schlep to the office when your better half has a day of read

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Business
Kate Lueras

Ensuring You Recognize Your Workplace Value As You Age

Here you sit at the age of 50 or 60 and contemplate whether you can even compete anymore in your industry. Perhaps you are considering early retirement because you don’t feel valued anymore. How is it possible that you could have any more to offer than the thirty-year-old with boundless energy and tech savvy? Let me assure you that you have more value than any younger counterpart. Your years of wo

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Sex
Kate Lueras

She Wants A Boob Job: Now What?

The day comes, seemingly out of nowhere, when your wife or girlfriend says, “Honey, I want to get a boob job.” If this is the first you’ve heard of it, it may freak you out a bit. Perhaps she has hinted over the years that she wanted to fix her breasts, but you thought she was kidding. Yes, it is common for women in their 40s and 50s to just decide they want to explore the possibilities. So now wh

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Health
Kate Lueras

The Peloton Hype: Is It Worth It?

My entire life was spent running until my chronic Achilles tendonitis nearly prevented me from doing any kind of sport. A few years ago, I started dabbling in classes at one of the high-energy, disco-like spinning studios. I liked the endorphin high and the fun nature of the classes, but I couldn’t get past feeling that I sort of sucked at it. I always took a spot in the back corner so I wouldn’t

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