Category Archives: Finding Balance

Ways to Reduce Stress
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Staying Sane in a Crazy World

Stress levels are on the rise in America according to annual surveys conducted by the American Psychological Association (APA). Daily news reports on ... Read More
What is Self-Care
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What is Self-Care? (A Not-So-Radical Act of Feminism)

Why Is Self-Care So Hard For Many Older Women? Our youngest son and his family recently visited us in our winter home in Arizona. I noticed over the ... Read More
How to Make Time
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How to Make Time For Everything

Where I live, we just changed our clocks to daylight saving time, a process some wise person once described as cutting one end off your blanket and se... Read More
Self-Accountability
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Healthy Habits Through Self-Accountability

Creating Self-Accountability Have you found yourself in the morning resolved to foster healthy habits and by evening it has disappeared? What a... Read More
Women Over 50
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Fun, 50 and Fabulous

You spent your whole life doing what you could to look your best, but somehow, when 50 hits the struggle becomes real. Women over 50 are just as beaut... Read More
Finding Peace
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Finding Peace Not Panic In the Holiday Season

The holidays are coming. They are supposed to be a time of pleasure and relaxation, enjoying family, friends and food away from the daily grind. Howev... Read More
Turning 50
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Going with the Flow: A Period Piece

Last night, the night before turning 50, my 47-year-old brother called me. “This is the last time I’m going to speak to you in your forties,” he... Read More
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Living Alone Doesn’t Have to Mean Living Lonely

More older women are living alone than older men in the United States, whether as a result of divorce, widowhood, or by choice. This number has decrea... Read More
high functioning autism
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Tips for Living with a High Functioning Autistic Child

Challenges, Triumphs, Blessings Living with a child diagnosed with high functioning autism is quite an adventure into personal "character building." ... Read More
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10 Common Regrets After 50

Major life regrets have long been considered an inevitable part of growing older, and the half-century mark is a natural place for most women to stop ... Read More
Work-Life Balance
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Put Yourself on the List: Learning Work-Life Balance

At 9 pm on Saturday night, I left the courthouse. I had been selected as a juror for a trial a little more than two weeks earlier. It was only two we... Read More
sleep deprivation
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Are You Sleep Deprived? The Struggle is Real

Are you groggy morning after morning, reaching for the snooze button until it runs out of repeats? Most afternoons when 4 o’clock rolls around, woul... Read More
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