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My Dad Died on Thanksgiving

My Dad died and I am practicing saying it out loud. I have to, so that I can make phone calls. I have been able to say it in emails which...

10 Tips for Mindful Eating

Do you pay attention when you are eating? I mean REALLY pay attention to your food, your meal, your snack?  You may not realize how much...

Who Are You Going to Be When You Grow Up?

The other day, I started to write a letter to myself to read when I reach the age of 90. Let me explain a little about writing a letter...

Is Every Day a Good Day to Start Over? YES!

A week and a half ago, I got a call that my favorite uncle had died. Even though I have not seen him in quite a few years, I felt that...

Gossip? Or a Good Story?

"Live in a way that you will have stories to tell." ---Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estes I love this! I love hearing stories and I love telling...

89 Year Old Woman? You Rock!

I have to confess, I am always looking for the story. I love the story. I love the stories I invent, the stories I hear, and the ones I...

I was NEVER supposed to be Tame!

That's what it was! Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estes just put it into words for me in the first session of The Power of the Crone. (This is...

Sharing the Pain, Sharing the Shame

I am always amazed at this: Many people think that they are the only ones who think a certain way or that they are the only ones who have...

Fear: Sometimes You Need It!

I am listening to Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estes on audio and she is blowing me away! This audio is entitled, The Dangerous Old Woman, and...

How to Handle...Everything

Setbacks...Frustrations....Anxieties...Surprises... There are many things that can distract us from our goals to be happy and healthy....

Should My Face Get Red?

I have noticed something in my fifties. I don't get embarrassed anymore. I do not blush, I do not do anything. It's not as if I am...

Procrastination...Yes, read this right now!

I remember asking my son when he was in high school, why he waited until the last minute to do papers, projects, and everything else,...

You are Getting Sleepy......

Sleep is SO IMPORTANT! Many of you have heard me say this again and again, but it is the most important way to succeed, be happy, and...

Did You Know You Have Control Over This Habit?

I recently read this quote by Rhonda Hess, Founder of Prosperous Coach® and I cannot stop thinking about it. “Overwhelm is most often...

Coloring Your World--What's Your Choice?

I have become very interested in the effect colors can have on us. I feel that paying attention to the color of our surroundings could...

Michelle Obama and Me!

Happy June! I hope all of you had a wonderful weekend. We are starting out with beautiful weather here in Pennsylvania and I am loving my...