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About Sherry Bronson

Sherry Bronson is a writer and traveler. After downsizing, she searched for a new place to live, one that resonated with her passions, lifestyle and style. She found all this and more in beautiful Bali. On her blog https://writingforselfdiscovery.com, Sherry reminds her readers that life must be lived and encourages them not to waste time. Know your dreams and don’t let fears, your own or anyone else’s, keep you from following them.
Latest Posts | By Sherry Bronson
How Do You Know When it’s Time to Downsize Your Life?
2 months ago

How Do You Know When it’s Time to Downsize Your Life?

There’s only one good answer to the question of when to downsize – before you have to. Read More

Why Daydreaming is the Most Wonderful Way to Waste Time
3 months ago

Why Daydreaming is the Most Wonderful Way to Waste Time

There’s a wonderful old movie – although 1989 still sounds young to me and that’s when this film was released. Read More

Lost Childhood? It’s Never Too Late for a Do-Over!
3 months ago

Lost Childhood? It’s Never Too Late for a Do-Over!

You’ve heard it said that youth is wasted on the young. It’s true! But some of us had no childhood to waste. We were subject to forces beyond our control and became old before our time. Read More

Do You Love the Holidays? Do You Embrace them Even if You Don’t?
4 months ago

Do You Love the Holidays? Do You Embrace them Even if You Don’t?

By  •  Family

There are two kinds of people: those who adore the time-tested holiday traditions, the shopping, the wrapping, the cooking, the expectations… and those who, for whatever reason, don’t.

Of those who don’t, there are the ones who carry on anyway, and there are the ones who realize it’s okay not to conform, that they can make other choices. So, they do. Read More

Never Be Invisible Again! 3 Secrets to Being Seen After 60
5 months ago

Never Be Invisible Again! 3 Secrets to Being Seen After 60

By  •  Mindset

There’s a rumor circulating that after a certain age women disappear.

Not literally, of course, but for all practical purposes many older women feel overlooked, dismissed and ignored. Curiosity drove me to investigate why some of us fade out while others continue to be noticed.

But before I divulge the secrets to banishing the cloak of invisibility forever, I think it’s important to validate what happens to women as we leave menopause behind. Read More

Can You Ever Really Know Someone?
5 months ago

Can You Ever Really Know Someone?

My sister and I exchange emails at least once a week. Sometimes I’m shocked when I read her impressions of something I’ve said. It’s eye-opening and gives me a different lens through which to see myself. Read More

A Recipe for Radically Reinventing Yourself in Midlife
6 months ago

A Recipe for Radically Reinventing Yourself in Midlife

By  •  Mindset

Are you in the market for a seismic shake-up that re-calibrates you from the inside out? Something more lasting than a new purse, a different hair color, the latest raw food or green juice diet? Read More

Turning 60 is an Opportunity to Change Your Life for the Better
7 months ago

Turning 60 is an Opportunity to Change Your Life for the Better

By  •  Mindset

When I said I was moving to Bali, someone asked, “What are you running from?” The question struck me as odd. I wasn’t running from, I was running to. After years of doing for others this was for me, my great adventure. It was also a test. Could I survive the loneliness that was sure to come? Read More

Forget Time and Money! What Do We Really Need More of After 60?
8 months ago

Forget Time and Money! What Do We Really Need More of After 60?

By  •  Mindset

Other than time or money, what do I need more of? The question sat like a tired dog on the page. “I have everything I need and want,” was my self-satisfied answer.

But a nagging little rain cloud tugged at my conscience. I always know when I’m not quite telling the truth, but this time the uneasy feeling of deceit nested a bit beyond reach. Read More

Do Mothers and Grandmothers Ever Stop Feeling Guilty?
8 months ago

Do Mothers and Grandmothers Ever Stop Feeling Guilty?

By  •  Family

We do our imperfect best. From the moment we push them naked and helpless from our bodies, they’re ours to nurture, protect, and love. They come without instructions and each one is so uniquely different that a single guidebook would never suffice. Read More