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2 weeks ago

6 Ways Adopting a Pet Can Improve Your Live as an Older Woman

I’ve always loved dogs, but allergies in the household kept me from having one. After a painful divorce 18 years ago, I decided to buy a little non-shedding poodle/terrier. On the way home from the pet store I tried out a raft of names…

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2 weeks ago

Fabulous Ways to Celebrate Fall!

I have a deeply rooted love affair with fall. Even as a little girl, I sensed something magical about the season. Jumping into raked piles of leaves in our yard was a favorite activity. On Halloween, my best friend and I trick-or-treated door to door…

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2 weeks ago

We Need to Talk About the Most Important Human Skill

As a psychotherapist and podcaster, I thought I had pretty much mastered the art of conversation. Sure, I knew I had a couple of bad habits, like interrupting and repeating myself, and I’ve had clients get confused at my…

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2 weeks ago

It’s Time to Head Back to School no Matter Your Age!

The mornings are cooler and that hint of fall is in the air! Yellow school buses are making the rounds, kids are back in school, and the excitement of a new bookbag, crayons, and various school supplies reminds us that a fresh start is exactly what we need…

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2 weeks ago

Suitcase Closet Clearing – or How I Got My Closet in Order

No matter how often I clean out my closet, I always seem to accumulate more clothes than I ever need. Some old, some new, and most that I know I will never wear. Every time the season changes, I set a new goal of clearing out the excess…

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2 weeks ago

How to Deal with Discrimination at Work

Thousands of people across the globe experience discrimination at work every year, so it’s important to know what to do if it happens to you. To discriminate against someone means to treat them unfairly because of who…

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3 weeks ago

It’s Time to Have “The Estate Plan Talk”

While many may recognize that drafting a will is an essential part of their estate plan, most don’t realize that it is an instrument for communicating your intentions. Although it functions as a statement of your estate wishes, it won’t help your children…

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3 weeks ago

Decluttering My Space One Jar at a Time!

I’m 72. I’ve moved seven times in the last 20 years, and I pear down with each move. I still feel like I have too much stuff! When I talk to my friends, especially ones that are around my age, we eventually get to the subject of downsizing, moving…

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3 weeks ago

Life After Retirement Without a Car? It’s Easier Than You Think!

Like most American teenagers, I couldn’t wait to get my first driver’s license. That was more years ago than I care to admit, and I’ve had a love-hate relationship with driving ever since. Of course, I loved the freedom driving…

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3 weeks ago

5 Ways to Live with Joy as a Single Older Woman

I’ve been single for the last 20+ years. I got married in 1964, when I was 20 years old. I was married for 18 years (really, 15 years because that is when we separated). And then, after that, I had a relationship with a significant other for 17 years…

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