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How to Set Boundaries
Personal Growth

What (Really) Goes into Life Over 50 That Works: Setting Boundaries IS Self-Care

How often are you certain you know what something means and then realize you weren’t clear about it after all? I think that is what happens around the subject of self-care. In my last column, I said this next one would explore boundaries. And what I have come to see…
  • Margery Miller |
  • May 21, 2019
Self-Care and Setting Boundaries
Personal Growth

What (Really) Goes Into Life Over 50 That Works: Self-Care & Setting Boundaries

This is part 2 of an ongoing series. See the first chapter on Self-Love here. Some days I feel overwhelmed! It might be that I haven’t slept well, or eaten enough (or too much!), or I may have over-scheduled myself for a few days and suddenly just want to curl…
  • Margery Miller |
  • April 10, 2019
Life After 50 Self-Love
Personal Growth

What (Really) Goes Into Life Over 50 That Works: Self-Love

I have a vivid memory of watching a black and white television show featuring a then very young Pat Boone as a teenager. His mother on the show was a fairly drab looking woman in a frumpy dress; her hair was worn in a bun, and it was gray. Growing…
  • Margery Miller |
  • March 19, 2019
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Career Transition

Left the Workforce? Claim Your Worth Outside of the Office Life

Are You Falling Prey to the Earn No Cash = Earn No Credit Mindset? My friend, Carmen, who had a high-powered career, made the decision many years ago to stay at home with her children. She made semi-peace with the decision of leaving the workforce, but now and again flirted…
  • Debra Hunter Johnson |
  • August 26, 2019
Knowing what's important to us is a key step in living with purpose.
Personal Growth

WHAT (REALLY) GOES INTO LIFE OVER 50: Decide what you want

Living a Purposeful Life Part 2  What (Really) Goes into Life over 50 | Chapter 5 We’ve talked about why being purposeful works, now you get to decide what you want. Let's start with really looking at what is most important to you.  I devised this exercise some 34 years…
  • Margery Miller |
  • July 26, 2019
Lessons Learned from Life Mistakes Women Over 50
Personal Growth

12 Common Life Mistakes Women Over 50 Make

Life Mistakes Often Made By Women over 50 We all know growing older does not necessarily mean being old. Many older people are leading active lives and proving that age is just a number. However, women tend to hold onto certain ideas and it's harder for us to shake them.…
  • Dr. Bethany Johnson |
  • July 12, 2019
Wellness

Buried Emotions? How to Name it, Claim it, Let it Go

Tending to Emotional Health is Self Care When I was in my late 20’s, my work partner murdered his wife in a fit of rage then took his own life. I buried all the after-burn of that experience, as well as a hotel assault which had occurred two years earlier…
  • Susan Packard |
  • July 5, 2019
Living a Purposeful Life is a goal we should all have.
Featured Women

How Women Are Living Purposeful Lives

What Really Goes into Life over 50 that Works:   How Various Women Are Living Purposeful Lives Last month we gave you an exercise to determine what is really important to you. This month, I’m sharing examples of friends of mine, all over 50, who are living truly purposeful lives.…
  • Margery Miller |
  • August 28, 2019
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