What do creek side sitting, arts festival and mud on the tires have in common – a mountain refresh is the answer? Our last trip to our cabin in the woods was full of just the right amount of adventure and relaxation. Creek Side Sitting Robby and I arrived at our cabin on a FridayContinue reading “CREEK SIDE SITTING, ARTS FESTIVAL AND MUD ON THE TIRES – A MOUNTAIN REFRESH”
Don’t give the responsibility of your happiness to others. You will only be disappointed. Happiness is a direction you choose, not a place to arrive. If you are not happy then change your direction. You have to be the change maker in your own life!
It’s only been recently that I have realized the power of rest for women over 50. Did you know that rest is a key ingredient to success, health and happiness? Well, I want all of these things and am willing to embrace a new rhythm to get there. Let’s Define Rest In the Oxford DictionaryContinue reading “THE POWER OF REST FOR WOMEN OVER 50”
Being an open minded person is a good quality to possess. This state of mind keeps you open to new opportunities and new people. Be careful, however, that you are not so open as to be easily manipulated and fall for everything!
Battling the fluff and facts about menopause belly have completely caught me off guard. The “over 50 fluff” has become a real challenge. One that I was not prepared for. While I am a self professed “knowledge junkie”, this menopause topic has eluded my interest, until now. Over the past two years I have slowlyContinue reading “BATTLING THE FLUFF – FACTS ABOUT MENOPAUSE BELLY”
Making good and sound decisions is a skill we learn through experience and over time. Decisions based on feelings are almost always bad. This is because our feelings are fickle and change quickly. When emotions are rising take a moment to step back, breathe and wait if possible for a more favorable time to makeContinue reading “DECISIONS”
The important role of being a grandparent to two beautiful granddaughters is one of my greatest joys. Just like parenting, the role doesn’t come with instructions. You often find yourself uncertain of the expectations of others and of yourself! Every family has its own rhythm and your role as a grandparent will depend on theContinue reading “THE IMPORTANT ROLE OF BEING A GRANDPARENT”
Are you enjoying your life? Many people have the mistaken thinking that “I can only be happy when….. .” This kind of happiness is completely driven by circumstances going just the way they want them to. Circumstances will always be changing. Sometimes for the good and sometimes for the bad. But, every day has somethingContinue reading “BE HAPPY”
Living with pets is one of the most enjoyable things I’ve chosen in my life. Now that my nest is empty, my fur baby gets all of my attention, like it or not! Since August is his birthday month, I thought I would write a post all about “Silent Charlie”. How We Got Charlie OurContinue reading “LIVING WITH PETS – LIFE WITH “SILENT CHARLIE””
Have you ever stopped to consider how you talk to yourself? You know, the things you say to yourself in your mind. Make certain that your self talk is positive, forgiving, and kind. If you talk to yourself with love you likely will do the same with others!