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Mothering Yourself Can Be a Nourishing Experience

By Diana Raab May 22, 2023

It’s easy to think of May as a month to honor mothers; however, there are those who were born to moms who did not want them, those they were estranged from, or mothers who’ve passed away. For these individuals, Mother’s Day can be a time…

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Crystals That Can Help You Reconnect to Yourself

By Xenia Mateiu May 20, 2023

Sometimes we find ourselves completely overwhelmed by busy schedules and monotonous routines. We tend to overwork ourselves, spend less time thinking about what we feel and who we are, and have less time for relaxation…

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3 Phenomena Show There’s No Better Time for Living Than Now

By Darlene Corbett May 19, 2023

I’ve written on this theme many times, but I’ll repeat myself: There’s never a better time for living than now. You might ask why? What’s so great about getting older? Well, we have a choice: See our third portion of life as a privilege…

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Why It Is Imperative to Have a Bucket List After 50

By Leslie Moon May 18, 2023

So many of the women I talk to each day through my blog at Life Balance After 50 know that they want to continue to be active and busy and doing all of the things on what we are calling “the right side of 50.” They may be looking to stop or cut back…

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How to Find Friends and Fight Loneliness After 60 (In 5 Steps!)

By Margaret Manning May 18, 2023

Despite everything we know about the importance of maintaining social connections as we get older, finding friends after 60 can be a challenge. As we age, the easy social connections that we enjoyed as schoolmates, parents…

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How We Develop Female Friendships Through Life

By Deborah Garratt May 17, 2023

Most female friendships start in college and during the early years of marriage. Some women are fortunate and develop long-lasting friendships in high school or as far back as childhood. I was not one of those lucky women. I have always been perplexed…

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Doodling Is a Productive and Meditative Practice

By Christine Auda May 14, 2023

Remember drawing your sixth-grade teacher with devil horns in your notebook, or doodling hearts, flowers or stars, during a boring business meeting? I’ve been guilty of these scenarios. But happily, I no longer feel like a complete slacker…

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Do You Struggle with Weight and Body Image Issues?

By Karen Donaldson May 14, 2023

If you struggle with your weight and have body image issues, you’re not alone. It’s estimated that over 90% of women are unhappy with their bodies. And they’ve taken drastic measures to get to a certain number on the scale. In fact, most of the women…

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6 Steps to Total Freedom After 60

By Joanie Marx May 13, 2023

When you crossed the threshold of 60, you arrived at a truly remarkable moment in your life. Being 60 and over is worthy of a celebration because it is the gift of total freedom. Where does this level of freedom come from? And how can you access…

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Two Nations Divided by the Same Language (Attributed to Bernard Shaw)

By Patsy Trench May 12, 2023

Back in 2010, the British Guardian newspaper published a selection of angry letters from readers complaining about the increasing use of what they called ‘American slang’ in its articles. As one of them wrote…

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