• The Importance of Self-Care
    The Importance of Self-Care

    Looking after yourself and putting your general wellbeing first is critical. It is important to make your health and wellbeing a priority. When you take care of yourself first (remember the airline instructions regarding the oxygen mask?)...

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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 5 years ago
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    “Write Your Injuries in the Sand and Write Your Favors in Cement” – Anonymous

    By Pamela Reynolds – “Why should we think upon things that are lovely?  It is because thinking determines life. It is a common habit to blame life upon the environment. Environment modifies life but does not govern...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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    Are You Looking after Your Mental Health?

    By Sharon Hurley-Hall – Mental health days – we all need them, but when you work for yourself it just doesn’t happen. Writers, bloggers, authors, designers and other creative solopreneurs – I’m talking to you. We spend...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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    The Caregiver Solution to New Year’s Resolutions

    By  Sherri Snelling – One of the things I hate about New Year’s Resolutions is they seem to be about taking away something rather than giving yourself something.  I suppose one could argue if you lose weight...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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    My Tips on Aging Well – Cindy Grafman

    My name is Cindy Grafman – I’m a 52 year old housewife, mother and caregiver to my family. I’ve always taken good care of myself.  I want to share a few things I do that I believe...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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    Navigating My 50’s

    By Jeannine Clontz – As a teenager, I specifically remember when my father entered his 50’s that there was a sense of ease in our everyday lives. He even boasted that things were easier in his 50’s...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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  • How to Turn a Hot Mess into Something Redemptive

    By Rita Schulte – Why are we all so freaked out about the mistakes, failures, and mess-ups in our lives? If we read the Bible, most of the characters in every story were a hot mess. Look...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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  • How To Simplify Our Busy, Baby Boomer Lives!

    By Kathi Casey, ERYT, CPI – When I looked up what’s going on in August in order to write a relevant column for all of us over 40 women who truly want to live long and healthy...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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    Depressed – Disillusioned – Despair: “My life is broken and I can’t fix it.”

    Depressed. Disillusioned. In despair. I meet people who may be described in one (or more) of these ways every day. I encounter some online and others face-to-face. After reviewing the causes of depression, disillusionment, and despair we’ll...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • Seeing Yourself at Midlife

    By Denise LaFrance – How many of us have taken off our glasses and looked in the mirror, examining the laugh lines that frame our eyes and the parentheses that frame our mouths. It’s hard not to...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • “Optimal Wellness—Be a Master of Self-Care” (encouraging a repertoire of healthy habits that positively affect whole well-being)

    By Alice Burron – The topic of weight loss is everywhere and the message is the same—if you lose weight, you will gain happiness and all will be well with you. But we all know that losing...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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