Finding Happiness

What are the keys to finding happiness after 60? How can we learn to be more positive in the best years of our lives? For starters, we must learn to manage our expectations. We must also put a high priority on our health and social relationships. But, this is just the beginning.

3 days ago

Making Amends After Making Mistakes

There is some part of human nature that encourages people to make amends. We all make mistakes – however much we don’t like that fact – and it makes us feel better if we can put them right. Particularly sizeable ones…

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4 days ago

Knowing Myself Series – Part 3: Time Takes Time (Including the Bucket List)

I’m always in a rush to get things done. Run the errands, finish a project, clean up after a meal. Rushing has not served me well. I have accidents. I miss information. I am still not settled, nor at peace…

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6 days ago

To Date or Not to Date, Is That Really the Question?

I have been divorced for 15 years and in that time period I have had three two-year relationships and many dates. Relationship #1 ended in his unexpected death. #2 ended because he bored me into a coma, #3 was with a musician 13 years younger…

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3 weeks ago

The 3 Woes of Emotional Eaters and How to Break the Cycle

Emotional eating is a form of compulsive eating. We eat when not hungry, and we cannot stop. Emotional eating is also a coping mechanism. We eat in response to positive and negative emotions. Food is a mood regulator, and we increase…

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4 weeks ago

What Made You Laugh Today?

When my husband and have meals with our grandchildren, we often have a favorite game we play at the dinner table. We call it ‘the mad, sad, glad’ game. I highly recommend it. The rules are quite simple. We begin by going around the table…

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4 weeks ago

Creating a New Character Arc for Yourself In 2023

No one walks away unchanged from transitional moments in life. Some changes are easy to recognize and others not so much. The changes that are unconscious are not only more difficult to spot, but they are also the ones that unknowingly…

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4 weeks ago

The Many Joys Lying in Bed Can Bring to a Senior Woman

Usually, when anyone writes about the joys of bed, they are thinking of one of two things: the pleasures of a good night’s sleep or, alternatively, of sex. I am a great believer in both…

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1 month ago

How Feng Shui Can Help You Welcome Wealth in Shades of Purple and Gold

What does abundance mean to you at this time in your life? Enough money to take a nice vacation once a year? Or to do work or pursue an interest that you truly love? Is it a home that’s just the right size for your comfort…

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1 month ago

Knowing Myself Series – Part 2: Falling in Love with Myself

Growing up reading fairy tales, I believed that my soulmate is out there. When he (insert your own preference) crossed my path, it will be love at first sight. We will live happily ever after. Alas, that is not what happened…

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1 month ago

12 Gifts to Give Yourself This Christmas!

When I was young, I used to love looking at the windows of the houses lit up by Christmas trees and sparkling lights. In the dark winter months, I would spy little flurries of different lives being lived along the street where I grew up…

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