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Who is that woman in the mirror?

Who is that woman?  She is more than her visual image. She’s smack dab in the middle of midlife She is a woman that is in her 50’s with a lot more living to do.  She has dreams to fulfill, goals to achieve, new things to learn, places to visit,  people to help, relationships to...

Aging Gratefully
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I choose to age gratefully

Since I wrote my last post about making a midlife change, I’ve been much more focused on my Top 10 Goals for 2019 . I have a pretty thorough plan, but I don't have complete control of circumstances that arise. I DO have control of how I handle them, though. In just the past couple...

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Getting Fit at Midlife

The first thing I'm focusing on as I am making a point to celebrate midlife is my health! Have you seen Phyllis? or what about Joan? To get in my best shape, I need to make some major changes in my eating habits. I know what they are, I've eaten healthy most of my life....

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At-home spa experience with an Amazon Haul

  Destress in a bubble bath with candle, kindle book and tea These last few months have been a little, and it's so important that we take care of ourselves. I have put together a list of items for your DIY at-home spa experience. First, I start with filling up my tub with very warm water and...

Design Your 2nd Act with a Plan

Studies have shown that when we take the time to write down our goals, we are much more likely to accomplish them. Write down those goals If you're now in your 2nd Act, you may find yourself in an empty nest or facing an empty nest. Maybe you've diligently saved so that you can retire and...

When to be concerned about dizziness

My husband called out for me upon waking that morning, which is not normal for him. I was out in the living room cuddling with our 16 year old Maltese, Sparty, trying to spend every minute I could with him because his health was declining. When I walked down the bedroom, my husband said he...

Reboot your life at Midlife

I will randomly stumble across a blog and learn from that blogger's situation. They are sharing their experience, how they have gone through a situation and come through victoriously, or have found a system that works. I read what they went through a few months back, or a few years back, and I think...

How to age gratefully

I've known I need to make some changes and so I made a list of 10 things to focus on this year. I have a pretty thorough plan, but I don't have complete control of circumstances that arise. I DO have control of how I handle them, though. In just the past couple of weeks,...

Design your Life with a Plan

Write down those goals Studies have shown that when we take the time to write down our goals, we are much more likely (I've seen as much as 47% more likely) to accomplish them. If you're now in your 2nd Act, you may find yourself in an empty nest or facing an empty nest.  Maybe you've...

3 ways to stay organized

Today, I’m sharing three tools that help me with my time management and to stay organized with blogging and really, most of my life. In my last post, I wrote about the challenges one can face when trying to be consistent. Time management is a stumbling block for many.  I find that I am able...

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