“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication,” Leonardo Da Vinci
Mental balance is a skill controlled by our minds.
I think living a ‘balanced’ lifestyle is an art because, like art, it is a skill. Like art we create our palate. What is considered balance for one is not considered balance for all. But one thing is true, our success as creators of a balanced lifestyle is based on mind over matter.
Every grandmother has her story. I may not know each of you personally, but I know that, like me, you’ve had loves and losses, trials and triumphs. But where does that story live – other than in your heart and mind?
“I feel invisible because of my age,” is a leading thought in the minds of many women of a certain age.
I did not say a specific age, nor did I say all women are faced with this dilemma. After all, these feelings depend on the woman. But I will say this, more women than not, as they age, feel invisible.
Jewelry is weighted with meaning. I dare say, if jewelry could talk, each piece would convey the story of how their home became your personal jewelry drawer.
I have read that women are conditioned (more so than men) to please others from a very early age. It is ingrained in us: if you want to be liked… you should be a pleaser.
A relaxing spa pedicure is a welcome treat year-round. However, getting that pedicure and keeping the polish pristine, as fall quickly approaches, presents a formidable challenge.
When it comes to style, Billy Baldwin may have said it best: “Be faithful to your own taste because nothing you really like is ever out of style.”
I think this quote speaks to us as women over 60. In this season of our lives, it’s not always about keeping up with the latest trends, but rather, knowing ourselves and what we like and feel confident in.
I’ve shared the story before about how, several years ago, I hosted a small group of women – all over 60 – at my home and was shocked to discover that many of them felt that, with age, they had become ‘invisible.’
Lately, I’ve been thinking a great deal about friendships. Friends and social acquaintances are a big and important part of a woman’s life. Therefore, it remains vital, as we age, not to let those relationships slip away. It’s so easy to get caught up in other life events.