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LivingBetter50.com is an online women’s publication covering everything from “Beauty-to-Business” – To encourage women to live better physically, emotionally, financially, and spiritually!

LivingBetter50 focuses on the positive attributes of aging and looks for opportunities to encourage women to make healthier choices through the articles, stories, and testimonies shared on their site.


Meet the LivingBetter50 Team

Carol L. Doyel: Founder

Carol has the heart to see women released into their God-given destinies and to become all that they were created to be. Carol is a natural encourager and collaborator, having launched a successful online woman’s magazine and blog community, LivingBetter50.com “For Women with Spirit” in March 2011. She has brought together an amazing team of contributors to create the content-rich magazine. Carol graduated from the Full Gospel Bible Institute in 2004. She has continued to serve in women’s ministry from 2004-to-present and served as the West Coast/Hollywood Regional Director and the National Advisory Board for Christian Women in the Media (CWIMA) from 2013-2017. Carol’s past community service and board memberships include Washington PTA., Tacoma-YWCA, and Washington Women’s Education and Employment (WWEE). She and her husband of 30+ years reside in Los Angeles, CA area and have three adult kids and four grandchildren whom they love spending time with.


Paul Prior Paul Prior: Operations Director

Born and raised in South Africa, Paul was always found on a sporting field or court as a young man. Competing and excelling at various sports until focusing on tennis, going on to play on the ATP tour and training other players to achieve great accolades in the sport of tennis. Paul’s passion and focused character have since been brought into every aspect of his life -family, relationships, and business where the qualities that carried him to the highest levels in the world of sport have fueled his successes. Paul has led various companies throughout a broad career at an executive level, some started from the ground up and growing into multi-million dollar companies.

Carri Prior – Editor – Social Media Consultant

Born and raised in South Africa, Carri has studied Public Relations and Marketing. 

Travel EditorPamela Lovegren: Travel Editor

Pamela Lovegren’s expertise flows from building her own successful business to guiding small to mid-size family-owned companies.  She analyzes business structure, is a diplomatic negotiator, identifies operational issues, and implements effective resolutions which lead a firm on a path to excellence. Using this same drive, she continues to advance her true passion for worldwide travel and writes sharing her tales and exquisite moments.  The pieces draw readers into the adventures as if they are there. Her experience ranges from resort management, leadership conferences, property management, and business consulting to travel editor of this online publication.  Pamela shares the vision of LivingBetter50 to celebrate and encourage women of 50+ who desire to live life with spirit and passion each and every day.