This year, I have chosen the word SHINE as my “theme.” I have worked diligently over the past three years building Flourish Over 50, becoming a life coach, writing my own personal development program, speaking and allowing myself to grow beyond my past vision for myself. Now, it is MY time to SHINE! As more »
An empty nest doesn’t have to be awful- you CAN embrace this new chapter of your life with zest! Read these 6 tips on thriving as an “empty nester.”
Considering buying a wine refrigerator, but don’t know where to start? Here are some great guidelines to help narrow down your choices.
Self esteem is a result of years of conditioning, insults never forgotten; how you’ve compared yourself to others whether in the real world or those figures that grace the fashion pages. Most of us view ourselves more negatively than others view us. Here are some invaluable tips to help reshape the way you view yourself.
Barbara Torris has truly “retired in style.” Here, she discusses how she learned to live a rich life without a career. In doing so, she inadvertently created her dream job: blogging about retired life. Barbara’s reinvention has allowed her to live out her lifelong dreams.
Think of group wine tastings as the new golf outing. It requires no prior experience, is a team sport, and the price is right!
When you get consumed by work, family, parenting and just responding to what shows up in front of you moment to moment, it’s easy to forget how interesting , complex and dynamic we all are. And many polarities exist within each of us.
Jillian Bullock is FASCINATING. She overcame rape, drugs, homelessness, prostitution and life with the Italian Mafia, all with a “fighting spirit.” Read about that fighting spirit here!
Knowing your predominant learning styles, traits, and inherent challenges can be very liberating. Here are some practical tips for organizing that match your personality and can help you move from chaos to calm.
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?
What if you woke up one day and could change your habitual emotional response to a situation?
Discover unique & fun ways to prepare the mighty sweet potato. Hearty and comforting, yet beautiful and delicate in flavor, this root is a true kitchen staple.
Renee Trudeau, award-winning author and life coach, believes that our “inner world” should be as big and fertile as our “outer world.” Work and family lives transform when this begins to happen.
Avoid paralysis by analysis. I am extremely particular about whom I choose to listen to, and I suggest you do the same. Here are 6 tips to help you find good financial guidance.
Almost five years ago I turned 50. I wasn’t shocked… just unsure of what it all meant. It was time for a quick assessment: When did those post-menopausal pounds get attached to my body? What was it my doctor was telling me about being a tad too close to osteopenia (the first step before osteoporosis)? more »
For your morning practice to have the greatest effect, I’d recommend releasing “shoulds or have tos,” finding a rhythm that you can enjoy, keeping it short, simple and above all– personally meaningful. Really allow yourself to experience what it’s like to be fully present and comfortable sitting in silence.
By considering her scale, shape, coloring, and personality when selecting the jewelry she wears, a woman will look particularly well put together, even causing people to ask if she got a haircut or changed her makeup!
When we’re overworked and depleted, yes it’s important to remember to exercise, get good sleep and eat nutrient-dense foods. But, just as important as nurturing our physical well-being is the care and feeding of our hearts.
Wilson credits her trajectory from ‘The Brady Bunch’ to the London Academy of Dramatic Arts to having good instincts – and taking advantage of opportunities that came her way.
You may have wondered whether you should use a financial advisor to manage your investments for you- or at least some of your portfolio. Give some thought to the following questions to help you arrive at the best decision for you.
Jillian Michaels interviews…. Rita Wilson on Her Career and Her Family __________________________________________________ Rita Wilson is a beloved gem of a woman who has managed a healthy, celebrated marriage for over 20 years in a town that loves to attack happiness. She’s a mom of four beautiful kids who all adore her. She’s a revered producer, more »
Dear Gila Leah, I’m over 50 and feeling flirtier than ever! However, I’m really uncomfortable with the label of “cougar”. I’ve more than earned my life experience – and don’t want to cheapen it. How do I look classy, not trashy? Is there jewelry that is more appropriate for my age and yet fashionable? Sincerely, more »
Why Ask Why? At a recent wine tasting someone asked, “Why is white wine served cold and red wine served at room temperature?” This simple question inspired me to share with you the “Whys” of ideal serving temperatures. Unfortunately, the biggest problem with temperature is actually that whites are often served too cold and reds more »
If I only knew then what I know now. I try to avoid thinking that because it reeks of regret. However, I find myself saying it often… mostly to women in their 20s, 30s and 40s. Why? Because, as Shakespeare once wrote, “What’s past is prologue” and what we do (or don’t do) in our more »
Do you ever find yourself overwhelmed by the wine list? Intimidated by the options, whether there are 20 or 200 to choose from, only to settle on the only thing that sounds familiar to you (you know, the same ol’, same ol’). Laurie Forster, the Wine Coach, is here to the rescue. With these more »