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Working Through Complicated Relationships After 50 family self-care Sep 24, 2023

It's so funny (not funny).   When we're after 50 we sort of think we've been through it all.    Seen it all.   Have navigated different things and have a full...

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Got Called Out By My Husband for Trying To Control EVERYTHING being present right side of 50 self-care Aug 30, 2023

Life has been a bit nuts during the past 3-4 weeks.    

Although this is fairly typical for me in August, it seems a bit worse this summer.

We are on the last legs of our beach...

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Small Easy Ways to Start Being Present in Your Own Life After 50 being present self-care Jul 19, 2023

Last spring after some stressful "stuff," I decided to move forward with my plan to fade out of my job (I just cannot bring myself to use the word "retire" for some reason) and declared last summer...

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Is Suffering Optional? being present habits self-care Jun 12, 2023

Recently, I read a book called "The Road to Me" by Laura Drake.   Nellie, the grandmother in the book said, "suffering is optional."

This quote was a topic of discussion for our book...

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Book Review From the Blog: The Road To Me by Laura Drake being present self-care May 12, 2023

I love to read and my typical genre is either psychological thriller/mystery or historical fiction.   From time to time, I stumble upon a book that I feel that the women in this community...

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The Value in Being Present as We Age being present self-care Apr 12, 2023

I am writing this blog post after returning home from an amazing weekend with family as we celebrated my mom's 80th birthday.   (Although she is technically my stepmother, she and my...

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Learning to Meet Our Loved Ones Where They're At family self-care Mar 05, 2023

In my career as a behavior analyst, I had the opportunity to meet and work with many parents of children on the autism spectrum.   

I watched them as they reeled after the...

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We Must Stop Censoring Ourselves on This Side of 50! habits redefining after 50 self-care Jan 26, 2023

It has been such a pleasure and a blessing for me to be working with so many women on the right side of 50 who are trying to figure out what they want to do in this phase of life.  

Women...

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My Realization That I'm in This Phase of Life redefining after 50 right side of 50 self-care Jan 06, 2023

Earlier in December, I decided to participate in an event put on by the coach in the blogging Mastermind group I'm in. 

I would describe it as a challenge to take an intensive look...

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Managing Our Feelings Around the Holidays After 50 family self-care Nov 20, 2022

 

Throughout my life, I have been that annoying person who, the day after Halloween, starts playing Christmas music.   My tree is always up before Thanksgiving, much to the dismay of...

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Don't Be Afraid To Say "No" habits redefining after 50 self-care Sep 26, 2022

This past spring, I was juggling a lot.

We women in this community juggle a lot every day, but it was one of those times where several major things were thrown at Chris and I...

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Growing Pains Don't Stop After 50 Jul 26, 2022

About two and a half years ago, I began writing and creating programs and content for the women in this community.   Life Balance after 50 was started at a time in my life where I was...

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