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Don’t Be Afraid to Retire Solo – You Are Not Alone!
2 months ago

Don’t Be Afraid to Retire Solo – You Are Not Alone!

I recently gave myself permission to retire solo.

I had been spending a lot of time thinking about what the future would look like for me as a single woman and a solo entrepreneur. (I am solo both personally and professionally.) Read More

How to Align Your Home with Your Heart
2 months ago

How to Align Your Home with Your Heart

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Your home is intended to be your friend and safe place – comfortable and easy to be around, as well as a support to face the stress and tension beyond the front door. It is meant to be a personal, nourishing space where you…
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How to Write A Memoir – From Free Writing to Manuscript
2 months ago

How to Write A Memoir – From Free Writing to Manuscript

In this time of shelter-in-place, many of us have turned to gardening, baking, or writing to help us stay focused and grounded. I have done all of those things, but mostly I write. Writing is how I make meaning out of seemingly meaningless…
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You Can’t Live the Life of Your Dreams If They Aren’t Your Dreams
2 months ago

You Can’t Live the Life of Your Dreams If They Aren’t Your Dreams

I signed divorce papers today, ending a 35-year commitment. It’s something I never thought I’d be: twice divorced. But at 60-something, I was looking at an unhappy last third of my life. I’ve been called selfish for choosing…
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How Well Do You Handle Modern Communication?
2 months ago

How Well Do You Handle Modern Communication?

When most of us were young, there were very few ways of communicating with people who didn’t live nearby. There were handwritten letters (remember them?), there was the house phone, and, in an emergency…
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Are Older Drivers Dangerous? How to Sharpen Your Driving Skills After 60
2 months ago

Are Older Drivers Dangerous? How to Sharpen Your Driving Skills After 60

I can still remember how excited I was when I got my driving license. In addition to giving me an enormous sense of pride and independence, it also was tangible proof that I was now really a “grown up” with all the rights and privileges that came with it. Read More

5 Things to Do When You Have a Little Down Time After 60
2 months ago

5 Things to Do When You Have a Little Down Time After 60

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Have you been laid off recently? When that happened to me a couple of years ago, it was something that I both wanted – and welcomed. But I also found myself struggling to adjust to that new life. Read More

6 Lessons Baby Boomers Learned from Classic Children’s Books
2 months ago

6 Lessons Baby Boomers Learned from Classic Children’s Books

Were you a reader as a child? Did you snuggle up in a chair or under the covers at bedtime while an adult read to you? If so, chances are you were impacted by the wisdom found in children’s books. Read More

6 Tips for Cooking Deliciously in Small Servings
2 months ago

6 Tips for Cooking Deliciously in Small Servings

While restaurants adapt to the new safety standards, many people still choose to cook at home, leaving us faced with how to make nutritious, creative, and inviting meals for one or two people. Even if we enjoy cooking, which I do,…
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How Often Do You Evaluate Your Connections? Perhaps It’s Time You Get to It
2 months ago

How Often Do You Evaluate Your Connections? Perhaps It’s Time You Get to It

A gift of the Coronavirus is time for self-reflection. This was impossible in normal times; so consumed were we with work, family, household chores, volunteering, book club, working out, and general “busy-ness.” In mid-March all that came…
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