Making The Most Of My Mindfulness Journey

It has been almost 10 years since I studied mindfulness meditation. My therapist C at the time had suggested I sign up for the Mindfulness-Based Stress Management Program at The Penn Medicine Program for Mindfulness. It was right after my husband M died … Continue reading

Are There Advantages To Being A Woman Over 50?

“Are there advantages to being a single woman over 50?” I was asked this question by journalist Jackie Pilossoph, who writes the weekly “Love Essentially” column in the Chicago Tribune Pioneer Press, a suburban paper in Chicago. Jackie, who is divorced and in … Continue reading

You May Be Getting Older, But You Can Still Have Fun!

This post is sponsored by Warner Bros. Pictures. All opinions are my own. Since turning 50 my philosophy has been that while I may be getting older, I can still have fun. That’s why when the PR team at Warner Brothers contacted … Continue reading

“Boomer Reinvention: How To Create Your Dream Career Over 50”

Ever since I’ve been on Twitter, @johntarnoff has been following me. He retweets my blog post almost every week. Who is this nice person, I wondered? I clicked on his Twitter handle and saw that he has more than 97,000 … Continue reading

How To Take Care of Your Heart After Menopause

February is Healthy Heart Month and this week is Valentine’s Day, so I thought I would wear red and remind you to take care of your heart. This is especially important for women our age. According to the American Heart Association … Continue reading

A Pleasant Winter Retreat In Pass-a-Grille, St. Pete

“I really like your blog, and wondered if you would care to come and visit us at Inn on the Beach for a two-night stay. To tell you a little about ourselves, we’re a complex of recently refurbished self-catering cottages … Continue reading

Women Who Inspired Me in 2016

I thought I’d finish off my last blog post for 2016 by honoring some of the talented speakers from the 2016 Pennsylvania Conference For Women. I’d like to share a few quotes that resonated with me from that day. Maybe they … Continue reading

A Gift Book To Inspire and Celebrate Retirement

As a blogger, many books pass my desk for review. One that caught my eye this season is Hello Someday by Kobi Yamada and John Christianson. It’s a gift book to inspire and celebrate retirement. It’s from Compendium, one of my favorite publishers … Continue reading

Learning How To Browse and Binge In A Great Big TV World

I’m pleased to be working with Comcast on this sponsored post. All opinions are my own.  I remember when I was growing up in the Bronx, NY, and my family used to watch TV shows on a small black and white (and eventually … Continue reading

Help Prevent Osteoporosis: “Love Your Bones: Protect Your Future”

“Did you have your bone density scan?” asked Dr. S during my annual gynecological examination earlier this year. “Yep, I had my last scan in February 2015 and it indicated that I had osteopenia, a lesser degree of bone loss, which may lead … Continue reading