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About Julia Hubbel

Julia Hubbel is a prize-winning author, journalist, international business and women’s conference speaker and international adventure traveler. Her work teaches people how to erase the impossible and redefine their boundaries. As a sales and leadership trainer, her work focuses on success skills and finding the courage to be your best. Visit her website here http://www.thegallopinggaia.com
Latest Posts | By Julia Hubbel
6 Ways to Make Your Next Travel Adventure a Remote One
4 months ago

6 Ways to Make Your Next Travel Adventure a Remote One

By  •  Travel

Marion and Roger, a pair of Brits from 40 miles west of London, boarded the ship carefully. They’re in their 70s, and both are intrepid travelers. Read More

3 Keys to Starting Over After a Loss Later in Life
5 months ago

3 Keys to Starting Over After a Loss Later in Life

By  •  Mindset

A few years ago, I spoke to a lively group of women that had been started by my friend Joan Rogliano, a divorced realtor living in Colorado. The Wildflower Group had been formed out of a need for an organization to tend to the needs of recently-widowed and divorced women. Read More

6 Things I Learned About Ending a Long-Term Friendship
5 months ago

6 Things I Learned About Ending a Long-Term Friendship

By  •  Lifestyle

A few years ago I had a long term friendship come to an end. Four decades of love, laughter and jokes, gone. I felt as though someone had removed a part of my heart. However, that experience both taught me important life lessons as well as opened many new doors. Here’s what I learned: Read More

Are Your Pills Making You Sick?
6 months ago

Are Your Pills Making You Sick?

According to a study by the American Association of Consultant Pharmacists, the average 60+ person in the United States fills upwards of 15 prescriptions a year. That leaps to 18 or more as we age. Read More

Why You Should Visit the Hinterlands… and How to Get More from Your Trip When You Get There
6 months ago

Why You Should Visit the Hinterlands… and How to Get More from Your Trip When You Get There

By  •  Travel

So, you’ve bought your tickets and the dates are set. You’ve finally gotten up the gumption to give yourself the trip of a lifetime: a hike around magical Macchu Picchu, a kayaking trip on the Dalmatian Coast, or just a gentle exploration of gorgeous Cinque Terre, Italy. Let’s consider preparation. Read More

Isn’t it Time to Tell Your Story? Here Are 6 Ways to Get Started
6 months ago

Isn’t it Time to Tell Your Story? Here Are 6 Ways to Get Started

By  •  Lifestyle

Ready to write a book? You’re not alone. You have a lifetime of ideas, experiences and stories to share. The challenge is where and how to begin. It can be daunting. Read More

Get More from Life After 60: Stop Saying “I Could Never Do That!” Start Saying “I COULD!”
7 months ago

Get More from Life After 60: Stop Saying “I Could Never Do That!” Start Saying “I COULD!”

By  •  Lifestyle

My friend Susan stared at me in disbelief. “You’re going to do what?” She was incredulous. “Go to Africa alone and climb Kilimanjaro at sixty?” She paused for a deep breath. Read More

Are You a Light Bearer: The Power of Being a Mentor After 50
7 months ago

Are You a Light Bearer: The Power of Being a Mentor After 50

By  •  Lifestyle

It was 1977, in Winter Haven, Florida, my home town. My parents had sold our farm and were now living in a fifth-wheel camper, parked in a campground. Next to us was a golf course. Read More

What Do You Plan to Do with “Your One Wild and Precious Life?”
7 months ago

What Do You Plan to Do with “Your One Wild and Precious Life?”

By  •  Mindset

“Tell me, what is it you plan to do

With your one wild and precious life?”

– Mary Oliver, The Summer Day

Mary Oliver’s quote was like a slap in the face – gentle, but insistent. It was the third time I’d seen that quote in the last two weeks. I wondered, “What’s going on here? What am I missing?” Read More

So How Is Your Day? 7 Steps to Making Sure Your Day Is the Best Ever
8 months ago

So How Is Your Day? 7 Steps to Making Sure Your Day Is the Best Ever

By  •  Mindset

Have you ever asked anyone how their day is going and you get a two-hour answer? Not only that, but their answer leaves you feeling depleted and depressed? Read More