Don’t kid yourself: inherited pain is real

September 22, 2021
Inherited Pain Children who were abandoned grow up to love people who abandon them. This stopped me in my tracks with its truth. Inherited pain is...

What’s the best revenge?

September 16, 2021
l The best revenge is no revenge. Move on. Be happy. Find inner peace. Flourish. ~from a meme my friend, Peter, posted on social media. Just too wise to not...

The facts about Dr. Seuss

September 14, 2021
A few months back Faux News was all over the place with the story that a handful of Dr. Seuss titles will no longer be published because they foster damaging...

Get ready to celebrate fall!

September 7, 2021
Why not celebrate fall with a house that's deliciously fragrant with the best smells of the season: apple cinnamon, pumpkin spice, apple cider, harvest spice...and...

Conversations have shifted now that we’re older

September 3, 2021
The other day someone pitched me on a workshop to identify "what's holding you back." Well, yeah, I had to laugh. Because nothing has ever really held me back and now...

How to appreciate the gift of life while grieving

September 1, 2021
I had an amazing and inspirational conversation recently with a woman I know who lost her husband. She is 85. He was almost 90. Both were/are very with it. She...

The day she made me smile, then think

August 31, 2021
On the phone with bestie this morning: "You saved my life during this Covid thing," she said. "You know that, right?" "How do you mean?" I asked, with a smile...

How about an escape from the tough stuff?

August 29, 2021
This candy-coated image is of a shiny, candy-coated past. It's how I like to think of the Boomer culture we grew up in --because during tough times, fantasy can be a...

When the passing of a generational icon hits home

August 28, 2021
I can feel the excitement here, can't you? Connie Hamzy died the other day. If you're a Boomer, like me, you probably know who she is, even if you think you don't....

How to avoid analysis paralysis

August 26, 2021
Ever found yourself spinning out about something in your life, unable to reach a decision?  I have. Maybe it's a life change like a new job or relationship. In...

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