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Archive for May, 2012

Read the Report: Women, Health, Aging and Money

It seems we’re living in a country that penalizes women for: Taking time out of their own lives and careers to care for others Getting older Living longer than men According to a new study just published by OWL (Older Women’s League National Board), women over 50 are in dire straits.

Kale: The Answer to Just About . . . Everything?

I just read the FUNNIEST article on slate.com which simply must be shared.  But first, here’s a short blog I wrote last year about my addiction.

Learning to Embrace Fear

I write frequently about being fearless after fifty because a few years ago I chose to embrace my age with confidence, dignity, and joy. Part of my life’s mission is to share that message with others. Admittedly, getting older isn’t always easy: all kinds of changes — wanted and unwanted — go hand-in-hand with aging, which can often be so scary . . . Read More

The 50% Solution to a Better Life: How Doing a Little More (or Less) Can Make a Difference

It’s so easy to get overwhelmed. A plan to lose weight, start a fitness program, save money, spend more time volunteering, get out the door faster every morning — or do anything new — can be stymied      before you even start… if it seems too difficult to achieve. Like most of us, you’ll be tempted to just give . . . Read More

New Book Contest: Name That Subtitle!!!

I’m almost finished with my second book. The title is . . . FIFTY RULES . . . and now I’m looking for the perfect subtitle. For example: FIFTY RULES: What Every Woman Must Know Before Turning 50 Here’s the deal: send your best shot at a subtitle, and the winning submission will get a signed copy of my first . . . Read More