The Top 3 things our Attitude needs to abandon over 55

We are inundated nowadays, not just with anti-aging pieces but with ideas on how to stop the aging process. Whatever these people are selling, it isn’t going to work.  It’s all about the Attitude … We can slow the aging process but the biggest advantage we can give ourselves is to acquire the right Attitude. An […]

No: Quick, Simple and Easy. You just have to learn how to say it!

Why do so many women, often at about 50 years of age, lose the inability to say No without making excuses or providing an explanation? Are we so indoctrinated with the belief that our purpose is to serve others? Do we not understand that unless we serve ourselves first, we lose the ability to serve […]

Does Your Self-Esteem Match Your Self-Confidence?

Often we meet a woman, or even a group of women, who seem to have everything. They are attractive, smart, intelligent and sassy. Which is why it comes as such a shock to discover they have low self-esteem. The exterior is a tour de force presentation of brimming self-confidence and chutzpah.

Becoming Me!

This is something I wrote in 2012, about becoming me, at the request of someone else; it was published somewhere, although I can’t remember where! I find it interesting to read and I hope you do too. Becoming anything is important; becoming yourself, and not what you’re expected to be,  is vital …

Friends and Family; New and Old!

Over the years, I have discovered that there are many women who move into menopause and find themselves friendless. Their families try to avoid them and they often feel lonely and unloved and unwanted. Need I say, this doesn’t just apply to menopause; as we move through the years, we are in a constant flux […]

How to Regain That Feeling of Usefulness

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We live so much longer now, and those extra years are a wonderful gift, but if you don’t know what to do with them, then you have to dig down into your core and find a new purpose. To find something that you believe is important enough to get you motivated and active each day; […]