Mindfulness, Happiness, and More Trends From the 2017 Book Expo

When I was growing up in the Bronx, NY, I loved going to the public library. My mom and I would walk across Mosholu Parkway from our home. Mom would go food shopping – which took a long time since … Continue reading

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

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

Self-Care For The Soul: An Interview with Life Coach Pamela Mulhearn

I always like to talk to boomer women who are doing interesting things during their life after 50. Recently, I had a chance to chat with Pamela Mulhearn, Certified Professional Coach and Energy Leadership Index Master Practitioner. Pamela works with empty nesters and helps … Continue reading

7 Ways I’ve Changed For The Better In 7 Years Post 50

This week marks seven years since the passing of my husband M. He left me two weeks shy of my 50th birthday. I often think about the words my bereavement coach S said during our class: “The heart never mends … Continue reading

JudiBoomergirl on “Boomer Generation Radio”

This week, I had an opportunity to be interviewed on Boomer Generation Radio which airs in the Delaware Valley including areas of Southern New Jersey, Philadelphia and Delaware. The host of the show is Rabbi Richard Address, who is the … Continue reading

Refocusing on My Memoir Writing Goal

As I continue to evolve my life after 50, I’ve enjoyed reading Life Reimagined, Discovering Your New Possibilities. Authors Richard J. Leider and Alan M.Webber use  a concrete approach to help people “rethink life’s meaning and discover (or rediscover) their … Continue reading