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

A Podcast Interview: Sharing My Reinvention After 50

Last week, I had a chance to share my reinvention after 50 during an interview with Mary Rogers from Experience 50 – The Podcast. It’s an audio show that as Mary says “Kicks Your Midlife Into Gear.” It was my second-ever podcast and a change … Continue reading

Let The Countdown To 60 Begin!

Happy New Year! January 2017 marks the 10th year since I started blogging. A decade has passed since I typed my first blog post capturing my countdown to my 50th birthday. Times have changed but one thing remains constant — boomer … Continue reading

Benefits of Being A Woman of “The Perfect Age”

“Good Housekeeping and L’Oréal are hosting a “50 Over 50” luncheon with a celebrity panel at Hearst Tower in New York City and would love for you to attend” said the invitation earlier this month. The event was held to … Continue reading

“70Candles!” Shares Advice on Positive Aging

Last month, The New York Times journalist Jane Brody wrote an article about “Thriving at Age 70 and Beyond.” I enjoy reading Jane’s weekly columns on Personal Health, but this one was especially appealing. Jane mentioned a blog called 70Candles!, with stories from women … Continue reading

7 Reasons Why Having A Boyfriend Post 50 Is The Best

“Happy anniversary,” I said to my boyfriend L yesterday. “I am so glad you didn’t walk out the back door of Starbucks when I walked in to meet you six years ago.” “I can’t believe it’s been six years,” replied … Continue reading

A Special Video Summit for Post 50 Women

Reserve your front row seat! On February 19th, I’ll be a featured guest for an online video summit from author Andrea Pflaumer entitled “Vital, Vivacious, and Visible after 50.”  Taping occurred via Skype a few weeks ago and I haven’t seen … Continue reading

How To Practice More Gratitude During Your Life After 50

Tomorrow will mark eight years since my husband M died. As my grief instructor S said shortly after M’s passing: “The hole in your heart will get smaller, but it will never fully close.” S was right. My life has … Continue reading

My Reinvention After 50: Featured on Interprize Blog

This week, I was pleased to be interviewed by Bill Magill, founder of the Interprize Group. Bill contacted me several years ago as he was evolving his organization to talk about how I was evolving my life after 50. He had read … Continue reading

The Power of Friendship In The Midlife Blogosphere

I attended my first blogger conference eight years ago. I was a newbie blogger and one of only a dozen or so bloggers in the audience who was nearly 50. I was welcomed among crowds of “mommy bloggers” with  babies in tow. Despite our age … Continue reading