Summer is waning (though you wouldn’t know it by the heat!) and for many families, the kids are headed back to school. For some of you, this is not your normal “back to school,” but also the beginning of your Empty Nest. You’ve thought about it for years, maybe even dreaded it, and now reality more »
Ahhh, summer. Even as an empty-nester, I look forward to slowing down in June to re-focus and recharge. For many of us, summer includes a vacation getaway, going to a place that may bring adventure, excitement, rest, contentment and a sense of accomplishment when plans go as expected, or even better. Planning a vacation is more »
Spring is traditionally the time when we clean house, but it’s also important to focus on de-cluttering your life to remove the chaos that prevents calm.
Pushing ourselves outside of our comfort zones can be healthy and invigorating. Try something new- it doesn’t need to be overly expensive or life-threateningly wild. It will be rewarding on many levels.
How many times a day do you say “I’m sorry?” I was with a friend recently, and we began discussing how often we take responsibility for things that are really out of our control. “I’m sorry your party was rained out.” “I’m sorry you missed the luncheon today.” “I’m sorry but I don’t agree.” “I’m more »
If you’re a woman over 50, don’t forget about your legs! What you put on them (or don’t) can play an integral part in how stylish you look at any age.
Creating multiple income streams is a powerful way to increase financial security. And it doesn’t have to be complicated. Here’s how to create an entirely new income stream with just a $20 investment!
Women over 50 are changing themselves along with the world. No longer are they content to stay home, go to book club, play bridge and watch the world go by as their mothers did at this age. Now, they are reinventing themselves for something better and taking on life with a new spirit and tenacity more »
Deciding how to handle gray hair can be a frustrating, and even scary, dilemma. Here, Barbara Grufferman wittily discusses hair color and the 3 main options that modern graying women have.
For most, it’s hard to see debt in a positive light. Wisely used, however, debt can be a wealth management tool that allows an investor to grow money while also living quite comfortably.
I can still remember the day when it hit—who was I, and where on earth was I headed? I was sitting at my computer, exploring such sites as Monster.com, CareerBuilder.com and Craigslist, looking for a job that would fit my skills, satisfy my need to be productive and afford me the schedule I really wanted. more »
Summer is near, and the heat is rising. Here are some tips to help your makeup stay put during the hot months ahead!
“As soon as I lose those extra pounds and fit into my old jeans, I’ll enjoy life again. I’ll finally be able to do the things that I’ve been putting off because of my dissatisfaction with my looks.” Has this ever been you? Don’t miss this article, written for all women of all sizes.
Quite often, someone gives me a great compliment. “I admire you so much. You just have it all together.” Well, let me set the record straight: I don’t have it all together. What you see on the outside is the result of a lot of hard work, learning and growing over the past two years. more »
Great news- you can (and should) wear sexy heels! In the past few years, comfy shoes have gotten sexier, and sexy shoes have gotten comfier. Hallelujah!
It has been reported that men and women over 50 have an especially difficult time finding employment. Read about finding meaningful work after 50, and disprove this negative notion.
If you are an emotionally lost, completely exhausted, divorced woman, come sit by me! By the time I’m done with you, you are going to be happy. My name is Christia Sale and I am the Most SELFISH Woman in America. I’m here to tell you that you don’t have to be miserable anymore! DIVORCE SUCKS! more »
In my recent interview with Gloria Feldt, nationally-known inspirational keynote speaker, author and social activist, we discussed women and power, or their lack thereof. Her newest book No Excuses: Nine Ways Women Can Change How We Think About Power, reveals why women are stuck at 18% of top leadership roles, and shows how women can redefine more »
Girlfriends. They can light up your life. They can suck the life right out of you. So, if there is this dichotomy among the women in our lives, why is it so hard to let go of those who don’t build us up? One of the most difficult parts of my reinvention journey was realizing more »
I recently had the pleasure of visiting with Susan Hess Logeais, former professional ballerina, Wilhelmina Model and actress, and Founder of Hot Flash Films PDX. From a very early age, Susan’s life was shaped by a world that focused on sacrificing everything to stay thin and beautiful, and her journey from teenager to young model more »
We expect a lot from our doctors, but it’s a two-way street. I asked a few physicians to tell me which behaviors they see in patients that impede their ability to provide the best care. Are you guilty of any of these common complaints?
Susan invited her fellow Unstoppable Women Connie Brubaker and Darlene Templeton to join the fun on her monthly segment with Fox 7′s “Good Day Austin.” They were promoting the newly released book The Unstoppable Woman’s Guide to Emotional Well-Being which they co-authored with 20 women from around the world. This book is a must-have for any more »
One of the things I’ve struggled with is putting myself on the top of my to-list in this midlife transformation. I’ve always been the caregiver, the one who volunteered for everything no matter what my schedule looked like, the unselfish mom and friend who seldom allowed myself to take a breather. I felt guilty when more »
One of the hardest parts of taking a giant step forward when experiencing a midlife crisis is letting go of the past. For most middle-aged women, our identities are wrapped up in our children, home, volunteer work or career. We hold on to our past hurts, grudges and anger and allow them to permeate the more »
Looking back on the lessons, loves, and knowledge gained after 50 years of living. Recently, I turned 50 years old. Many people struggle with this milestone. I wasn’t sure if I would, and today I know I am not struggling with it; I am celebrating it! Here’s what I know NOW that I didn’t know more »