• covid-19
    What to Keep On Hand After COVID-19 Is Over

    The pandemic caused the world to go into survival mode, and many are still stocking up on necessities so that if another wave were to hit us, we’d be more than prepared. If you’re already a doomsday...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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    How Routine Impacts the Mood of Women Over 50

    Humans are creatures of habit. While some people thrive on change, for the majority, we prefer a solid routine to keep us centered and grounded.  Everything we do is based upon a routine. As babies, routines are...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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    How to Take Time for Yourself

    Daily life is stressful, and everyone needs some time for themselves. It is vitally important that you make time to unwind, refresh, and deal with negative emotions such as stress. Finding time to relax can be difficult...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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    7 Mind Games Women Over 50 Need to Look Out For

    Our thoughts shape our words and actions and thus our reality. Some of the ways that women over 50 play mind games include, problem-seeking, storytelling, and a judging mind. These mind games keep us anxious, depressed, and...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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    10 Tips for Women Over 50 to Get Their Happy On

    At first, the memes about the year 2020 were funny. It felt that the only way to deal with the quarantine and feel happy was to laugh at what was the year of 2020. As the year...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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    3 Ways To Boost Your Self-Esteem After 50

    For some odd reason, many people end up feeling less self-assured as they get older. With all of their life experience, it would make sense that people over 50 would have high self-esteem and confidence in themselves....

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • October 26, 2015-Your Story Is Not Over Yet

    By Sharon Jaynes− Today’s Truth For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Then you will...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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    Are You Emotionally Free?

    By Ellen Dolgen – Yes, the Constitution gave us freedom of speech, freedom of religion, the right to bear arms (or, in our menopausal state, the right to bare arms). But think about it. Are you emotionally...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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  • The Value in Becoming Assertive

    By Sandy Abell – Passive. Assertive. Aggressive.  You’ve probably heard these three words but you might not be familiar with their meaning or how they fit into your life. All three words refer to modes of behavior...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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  • Aging: What Are We So Afraid Of?

    I live in the land of angels, but in Los Angeles these guardians are nipped and tucked with crooked smiles and lopsided eyes frozen on a static expression. At 52 I am really pissed off that aging...

    • Posted 9 years ago
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  • Five Steps to Increasing Your Personal Power

    By Sandra Abell, MS, LPC, ACC – When I was young, a woman’s job – at work and at home – was more about being a helper than making decisions and wielding power. Although support person, help...

    • Posted 9 years ago
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  • Could Low Self Esteem be Holding You Back?

    By Sandy Abell, MS, LPC, ACC – When I was a new therapist in a social service agency, I had the degree and license to help people, but I struggled with the image of myself in this...

    • Posted 9 years ago
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  • The Power of Our Words

    By Edwige Gilbert – Our ability to think and express ourselves in words is one of the most powerful “tools” we possess. There are two types of words: the silent words used for inner dialogue and the...

    • Posted 9 years ago
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  • Godly esteem vs. Self-esteem, Excerpt from “Refreshment in Refuge”

    By Gina Burgess – There are certain people in this world that have come to believe that they are completely useless. They have come to believe this for many various reasons. They believe they are only useful...

    • Posted 9 years ago
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    Making Peace with Your Thighs

    By Linda Mintle, Ph.D. – Exhausted one night, I plopped down on the couch. With no husband in sight, it was my turn to engage in that familiar sport of channel surfing. As I clicked away searching...

    • Posted 9 years ago
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  • Sorry, Cinderella, It’s Not a Likely Story

    By Sandy Dumont, The Image Architect – Cinderella, Pretty Woman and Liza Doolittle. What do these three fictitious characters have in common? They all transformed the way they looked and changed their lives. You may recall that...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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