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Biggest Retirement Regrets

When you think of your ThirdThird (ages 60-90), what is important to you? Today, I wanted to share 7 common retirement regrets from those who have gone before you. My hope is that this helps you consider how you will approach your ThirdThird. Leaving the workforce too early. Staying in the workforce too long. Not planning ahead financially. Not having […]

Book Club Questions – Part 2

I just spent a delightful evening around a table with a group of women who had read my book for their book club. They invited me to come and talk with them on an “author visit.” I had prepared some questions for the group and, as always, women are great at discussions.  And, being open. […]

Book Club Questions Part 1

I just spent a delightful evening around a table with a group of women who had read my book for their book club. They invited me to come and talk with them on an “author visit.” I had prepared some questions for the group and, as always, women are great at discussions.  And, being open. […]

Take the Fear Out of Retirement

Maybe it’s not really FEAR…maybe it’s more like dread or uneasiness of the unknown.  The dictionary definition of the word retirement is “the action or fact of leaving one’s job and ceasing to work.”  Since a large part of our life and identity for many years has been our work, the thought of not having […]

Life Lift

Do you feel like you need a life-lift?  Do you think that if a few things in your life would change you’d face each day with more hope and joy?   Try one of these 7 small steps to move towards a happier, healthier life. It does seem that, after 60, some changes happen fast […]

Am I Becoming My Mother?

Am I becoming my mother?  Have you ever asked the question, “am I becoming my mother?” I was recently in an appointment at a physical therapist for some weird hip pain. As we chatted, I think we came to the conclusion that my problems have been self-induced.  You see, I spent hours sitting in the […]

Mantra and a Youtube Channel

Wikipedia says that a mantra is a sound, syllable, word, or group of words that are considered capable of “creating transformation.”   We all have a mantra or mantras, things we say over and over, that have the power to change us…or to keep us stuck. Not all of the things we tell ourselves are […]

We All Have a Story

We all have a story. In preparation for a book my husband and I are working on, “How to Stay Married,” I have been perusing old journals.  I have a lot of them! I started keeping a journal many years ago when a woman I respected encouraged me to keep a chronicle of life lessons. […]

Love to Read

I love to read. And I love to encourage others to read.   Here is a short excerpt from my book, Which Old Woman Will You Be? from the chapter on Be A Reader.   Today, my top five novels are:  Jane Eyre, Christy, The Chronicles of Narnia, Memoirs of a Geisha, The Kite Runners. […]