March 6, 2019

Women Who Inspire Us

Growing out of a small town school event in California in 1978, Women’s History Month has been observed in March since 1987, when the U.S. Congress declared it.  It is a celebration of women’s contributions to history, culture and society.  The National Women’s History Alliance chooses a theme each year.  The…

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Valentine’s Day.  Just hearing the words can set off a panic button for men and women alike.  Whether you are single or in a relationship, this can be a holiday full of expectations, excitement, disappointments, stress and exhilaration all at once.  There are two factions - those of us who are…

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Valentine’s Day. Just seeing the phrase sets off a panic button for men and women alike. When you’re single, this can be a holiday full of expectations, excitement, disappointments, stress, and exhilaration all at once. Valentine’s Day can be a very upsetting day or even week. Even though we don’t live in Victorian…

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We all know the benefits of planning ahead and mapping out a course for success.  When you have set your sights on a goal, it is important to chart out a plan and break it down into manageable steps.  With the new year fresh upon us, let’s prepare a monthly…

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Being single after 40 is a time to cherish and celebrate. By our 40's, we’ve had plenty of time to figure out what we want in a partner. We have a better idea of what our negotiables and non-negotiables are. Hopefully, we’ve learned from out past mistakes and grown from…

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December 28, 2018

Self-Care For the New Year

If you want 2019 to be your best year yet, it’s time to focus on yourself and make the changes needed to do just that.  Everyone talks about self-care thinking it is just going for a facial or massage once a month.  It is much more than that.  Self-care is…

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December 10, 2018

New Year’s Resolutions

Wow, 2019 is almost here!  Time certainly flies when you are a woman juggling it all.  It is time to think about what your New Year’s resolutions are going to be: lose those inevitable excess holiday pounds, take a leap and make that career change, get that promotion… you know the…

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Scientists have documented the value of the bonds we have with our friends. Our friends support, buoy, and connect with us in so many ways. In today’s society, we now have tons of acquaintances on social media we like, love, post and chat with. However no one will ever replace…

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With Thanksgiving arriving in a few days, I have been thinking about the importance of thankfulness and gratitude. Unfortunately, most of us don’t think about this on a daily basis. If we were to do so, we would find ourselves happier, more fulfilled and connected to people and things that…

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It’s that time of year again when those of us over 40 start to think about Thanksgiving and all the other holidays that follow. For most, our first reaction is a positive one, thinking of all the things we’re thankful for. For others, thoughts immediately turn to the amount of…

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