Life Happens – Health

For women 50 and over or soon entering this new age range, this is a space for me to share my experiences in midlife with you. Embrace your age, wisdom, and this new chapter with me.

Hobbies for Women Over 50

Starting a new hobby after 50 Whether you are an empty nester or you are looking at retirement, are you thinking about picking up a new hobby? learning to play an instrument, learn a language or try a new sport? Or are you like me that during the pandemic and with...

Healthy Aging/Hidden Sugars/Exercise

With a new year usually comes healthy living goals and resolutions. Some attainable and some not so much. But if you follow me you know I don't believe in resolutions, in my opinion they are just too easy to give up on, but I do believe in setting goals. Little things...

Word For The Year

Do you choose a word for the year? This is different from word of the year which is said to have been created by Oxford Languages and is chosen by the popularity of a word used by the population over 12 months. Word for the year is what an individual personally...

Feeling blue over the Christmas Holidays?

Why do so many individuals feel blue over the Christmas holidays? Is it the stress of preparing and decorating our homes, gathering with family that may or may not get along, all of the shopping for food, decorations and gifts. Or perhaps we compare ourselves to how...

Heated Gloves For Winter

I know what you are thinking, you are from California you don't really know what cold is. And you are kind of right. When the average temperature in December in the Midwest is 33 degrees and our Bay Area average is 66, I get that I have nothing to complain about. But...

What the heck?! I have become an anxious night time driver

I never us to worry about driving at night Being anxious with driving at night is something new for me and quite honestly I don't like it! I have always been comfortable driving. I love road trips I have commuted for work most of my life and I think I am a pretty good...

Girlfriend Time Is The Best

Girl talk can be so healing You know what I am talking about! Meeting chatting and gathering with those dear friends, the ones that you can hang with and have deep healing conversations with, and in that  same friendship you can spend quality time together and not say...

Let’s Change the Narrative on 50+

Age is just a number What if? Instead of thinking about our age in numbers or years we just live our life in a positive narrative. Not I look good for 55, or you are in great shape for 70, or wow good for you for still traveling at 80. How about you look good, wow you...

Hobbies For Women Over 50

Acting, blogging, coloring, dance lessons, golf, photography, writing... Whether you are a career woman or stay at home mom, empty nester, single or married.  At 50+ you are looking to add a little fun, new activities, something outside your comfort zone a new skill...

Is the news keeping you awake at night?

Is the current news creating sleepless nights for you? Between two years+ of COVID, inflation, mass shootings, flooding & fires no wonder it makes it difficult for many of us to sleep through the night. Me included, I only wish I could sleep like my Marley...
Hobbies for Women Over 50

Hobbies for Women Over 50

Starting a new hobby after 50 Whether you are an empty nester or you are looking at retirement, are you thinking about picking up a new hobby? learning to play an instrument, learn a language or try a new sport? Or are you like me that during the pandemic and with...

Healthy Aging/Hidden Sugars/Exercise

Healthy Aging/Hidden Sugars/Exercise

With a new year usually comes healthy living goals and resolutions. Some attainable and some not so much. But if you follow me you know I don't believe in resolutions, in my opinion they are just too easy to give up on, but I do believe in setting goals. Little things...

Word For The Year

Word For The Year

Do you choose a word for the year? This is different from word of the year which is said to have been created by Oxford Languages and is chosen by the popularity of a word used by the population over 12 months. Word for the year is what an individual personally...

Feeling blue over the Christmas Holidays?

Feeling blue over the Christmas Holidays?

Why do so many individuals feel blue over the Christmas holidays? Is it the stress of preparing and decorating our homes, gathering with family that may or may not get along, all of the shopping for food, decorations and gifts. Or perhaps we compare ourselves to how...

Heated Gloves For Winter

Heated Gloves For Winter

I know what you are thinking, you are from California you don't really know what cold is. And you are kind of right. When the average temperature in December in the Midwest is 33 degrees and our Bay Area average is 66, I get that I have nothing to complain about. But...

What the heck?! I have become an anxious night time driver

What the heck?! I have become an anxious night time driver

I never us to worry about driving at night Being anxious with driving at night is something new for me and quite honestly I don't like it! I have always been comfortable driving. I love road trips I have commuted for work most of my life and I think I am a pretty good...

Girlfriend Time Is The Best

Girlfriend Time Is The Best

Girl talk can be so healing You know what I am talking about! Meeting chatting and gathering with those dear friends, the ones that you can hang with and have deep healing conversations with, and in that  same friendship you can spend quality time together and not say...

Let’s Change the Narrative on 50+

Let’s Change the Narrative on 50+

Age is just a number What if? Instead of thinking about our age in numbers or years we just live our life in a positive narrative. Not I look good for 55, or you are in great shape for 70, or wow good for you for still traveling at 80. How about you look good, wow you...

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