ASKING FOR HELP WITH MENOPAUSE

Asking for help with menopause should be a “no brainer”, but I, like many women, just thought I could “power through” it alone. It wasn’t until I had a casual conversation with a friend (who happens to be an OB/GYN) that I realized maybe I need a little help. Conversations Women love to chat andContinue reading “ASKING FOR HELP WITH MENOPAUSE”

AVOIDING HOLIDAY FRUSTRATION – TWO STATES OF EASTER

Avoiding holiday frustration can be quite challenging. This is a topic that continues to pop up in conversations with other empty nest women. It seems that many women aren’t open to changing things up when it comes to holiday traditions. Of course, the end result is usually frustration! And I am always surprised by theirContinue reading “AVOIDING HOLIDAY FRUSTRATION – TWO STATES OF EASTER”

LAVENDER HONEY – MY NEW LOVE

A few weeks ago I found my new love – lavender honey! It happened on a beautiful Friday morning when I met a friend for coffee at the Bean Bar. Since I love “sweet” coffee, I ordered a latte with almond milk and lavender honey. My daughter had recommended that I try this in myContinue reading “LAVENDER HONEY – MY NEW LOVE”

RUNNING ON EMPTY – How An Introvert Refuels

It’s Wednesday and I am definitely running on empty. Tired, blah and just plain unmotivated. I don’t have these days often, so it usually catches me off guard. Rather than give in to a “pity party”, I’m going to refuel! How’d I Get Here? How I got here is no surprise! My calendar has beenContinue reading “RUNNING ON EMPTY – How An Introvert Refuels”

THE YELLOW MONSTER CALLED POLLEN

South Carolina has begun to bloom and that means that the yellow monster called pollen has awakened! Just like that, no notice, no warning, just fine yellow particles covering everything. You go to bed with no pollen and wake up the next day to a colorful surprise! The Evidence During the last week, there wereContinue reading “THE YELLOW MONSTER CALLED POLLEN”

SPRING CLEANING – WHY YOU SHOULD

Spring is here in the south and that means it’s time for spring cleaning. These two words evoke many feelings, mostly procrastination. You see I love a clean home, but I don’t love cleaning! I am very “task driven” and maintain what I would call a clean and tidy home. But spring cleaning implies aContinue reading “SPRING CLEANING – WHY YOU SHOULD”

ADVENTURES IN HEALTH – A LITTLE BOX OF BUSINESS

I’m sure you’re wondering what kind of adventures in health have been occurring. And, what could a little box of business mean? Well, let’s just say that the least favorite health test for women over 50 came due! Ya know the “C” word – colonoscopy!! So, I am going to be honest and admit thatContinue reading “ADVENTURES IN HEALTH – A LITTLE BOX OF BUSINESS”

ARE YOU TEACHABLE OVER 50?

Are you teachable over 50 is a question I sometimes ponder. I have met so many lovely people who are missing out because they don’t believe they can learn to do things differently. John Maxwell says that “No matter how much I know (or think I know), I can learn from this situation.” Sydney HarrisContinue reading “ARE YOU TEACHABLE OVER 50?”