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?”

UNEXPECTED STORMS – THE STORY OF A HEART ATTACK

“Some storms are not in the forecast“, as Joyce Meyer often says. They may be unexpected storms like the one our family experienced a few weeks ago. This is the story of a heart attack that took a normal day and turned it upside down. How It Began My husband Robby is a very activeContinue reading “UNEXPECTED STORMS – THE STORY OF A HEART ATTACK”

THE POWER OF REST FOR WOMEN OVER 50

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”

BATTLING THE FLUFF – FACTS ABOUT MENOPAUSE BELLY

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”

HAS EVERYONE LOST THEIR COMMON SENSE?

It seems my new favorite phrase these days is “Has everyone lost their common sense? Certainly not saying that I’m a genius or an expert in anything. However, I’ve noticed a trend in bad behavior just about everywhere. Some might even say “people are just acting like fools.” As we all come out of isolation,Continue reading “HAS EVERYONE LOST THEIR COMMON SENSE?”

REVIEW OF GOD WILL MAKE A WAY

I just finished reading “God Will Make A Way – What To Do When You Don’t Know What To Do” by Dr. Henry Cloud and Dr. John Townsend. It’s no secret that I am a fan of these authors. As psychologists, they bring into harmony sound mental health practices with Godly wisdom. And, that’s whatContinue reading “REVIEW OF GOD WILL MAKE A WAY”

WHY YOU WANT TO AVOID DISTRACTIONS

In this over 50 stage of life, I haven’t given much thought as to why you want to avoid distractions. This weekend gave me an opportunity to do just that. A near run in with a dangerous distraction was the wake up call I needed! How It All Happened My husband (Robby) and I spentContinue reading “WHY YOU WANT TO AVOID DISTRACTIONS”

SEIZING OPPORTUNITIES

I recently had an interaction with a waitress named Stephanie. Thoughts of how hard she worked for her customers stuck in my mind. Her work standard was excellence. Although the restaurant was short staffed, Stephanie was seizing opportunities to shine for her customers rather than complain about the circumstance. Her hard work paid off withContinue reading “SEIZING OPPORTUNITIES”

LESSONS FROM MY 21-DAY CHOCOLATE FAST

Three weeks ago I began a 21-day chocolate fast. I began this fast as a means to participate with my church community in fasting and praying for marriages during this time. Here is what I learned and experienced along the way. What Is Fasting Fasting is a practice dating back centuries in many cultures andContinue reading “LESSONS FROM MY 21-DAY CHOCOLATE FAST”