What? Helen’s wearing burgundy? That’s so unexpected! No one who knows me has ever said that! It’s certainly a fall favorite. After black, which occupies a huge swath of my closet, burgundy has the strongest presence. And as comfortable as these Calvin Klein separates are, they’ll be items you reach for over and over again!… Read More Bring on the Burgundy!
Many midlife women seem to have given up on their dreams, and haven’t chosen to set new ones, because their checkered past is such an anchor. I’m not talking about an illegal or immoral history, but a history of undervaluing ourselves is just short of criminal. … Read More Checkered Past
You already know this, but layers are key when the weather is unpredictable. A sweater or jacket you can quickly put on or take off to suit the temperature makes life so much more comfortable. I love the tailored look of this Calvin Klein cardigan. The clever side vents allow this long-line to move with… Read More Squared Away
The older I get, the more I think about the idea of retirement. I mean, it’s completely logical. A lot of my business involves helping clients prepare for it. Most people plan to stop working at some point. Some have a specific date in mind, others are planning for a particular event. Usually that event… Read More Retirement – It’s Not always Black and White
Allow me to cull the wordiness and give you the bottom line: there are 10 foods/food groups encouraged on The MIND Diet and 5 we’re told to avoid… Read More The Answer to Better Brain Health May Be Your Fork!
I’m so thrilled to pay it forward by nominating the amazing Eugenia Russell Hargrove for the Sunshine Blogger Award! Be sure to follow her on Instagram: @theageofgrace; and check out her beautiful and always informative blog The Age of Grace. You’ll love her recent post The Fountain of Youth is Within Our Reach. Not only… Read More My Sunshine Blogger Nominee – Eugenia Russell Hargrove!
My friend and Forever Fierce Sister Amy Kennedy is one of the most loving and thoughtful women I know. She is always encouraging, always finding the bright side of any situation. Even this past winter when she slipped on ice and broke her ankle in multiple places, she was positive and upbeat. She’s a pro… Read More The Sunshine Blogger Award, Part One
But there you have it. I’m happy to report I succeeded, and I hope you’re incentivized to try something new and challenging. And I hope you blow the doors off of it!… Read More I Did It! My 75Hard Challenge and the Next Steps
What scares you? When I first started training with my neighbors, their American Ninja Warrior equipment scared me. As my neighbor, Michael, talked about all the crazy things we’d eventually be doing on this contraption it was a little tough trying to appear enthusiastic. What the heck had I gotten myself into? We didn’t start… Read More What Scares You?
Last week I was planning an IG post about being tough when life isn’t fair. And let’s be honest, life often isn’t. Whether we get hit with little jabs or a giant center punch, we may at times feel as though we are being bantered about by the waves of misfortune. Some of us can… Read More When Life Isn’t Fair