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Finding Your "Greater Purpose" After 50 being present habits self-care Feb 24, 2024

At the beginning of each year, I send out a survey to the Life Balance Community about what you'd like to see more content on.    What you need help with.

I went back to take a...

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"Naming" versus "Feeling" the Things for Which We Are Grateful being present self-care Jan 04, 2024

Like many of us, I've been contemplating 2023 and reflecting on my thoughts, plans, and dreams for 2024.   

I've chosen a word for the new year which shouldn't surprise anyone who's...

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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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