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Embracing Gray Hair or Not | Living Our Best Life After 50

Embracing Gray Hair or Not – Own What Happens to You Naturally Have you noticed? There is a gray hair revolution going on and it’s sweeping the nation! More and more women are embracing their gray hair, at whatever age it shows up – and rocking it with confidence and beauty. “What makes this movement feel so revolutionary… it’s about women owning what happens to us naturally.” – Deanna Pai, beauty writer, glamour.com It is natural – and it represents what is key: our individual choice. Today many of us have…

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How to Reach Goals Despite Obstacles | Make the Life You Want Happen

How to Reach Goals Despite Obstacles Don’t Let these 3 Things Stop You from Making the Life You Want Happen There’s lots of talk about mindfulness – being in the present moment with full sensory appreciation of what is. Gratitude is the fastest way to feeling peace and fulfilment. But mindful appreciation doesn’t mean you can’t want more. Pushing yourself to take steps toward more daily, to reach goals and live the life you want is a form of self-love and something many of us have lost the ability to…

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You Have to Find Happiness Within Yourself

Start a Deliberate Path to Happy What do we all want the most (besides chocolate)? To be happy. Happy is not something you can buy in a store or online or arrive at after reaching a particular goal. The real struggle for happiness begins on the inside. And it can take work. The kind of work that comes from within. Learning how to be speak to yourself with love and kindness, and actually coach yourself, is an important form of personal growth. And if you’re like me, there’s a decent…

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Making New Friends In Your 50’s – Why You Should and How to Do So

Rekindling Old, and Making New, Friends in Your 50s Never doubt that having good friends continues to be important as we get older. In fact, I think midlife is a time when having real friends is more crucial than ever. I say real friends because this is definitively the time for quality over quantity. Having friends, even just one, who see you and hear you, and for whom you do the same, is incredibly grounding, comforting and vital. “Spending time with positive, loving friends you care about and trust can…

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Emotional Self Care Strategies – Learn to Give to Yourself

Emotional Self-Care Strategies – Stop Giving to Everyone Else But Yourself Learn to Take Better Care of Yourself Starting with 300 Seconds a Day Are you on your daily to-do list? We go through our days from morning until evening making it all happen. Our normal routine seems to be to complete as many tasks in a day as we humanly can. From the second the alarm clock sounds to the moment we collapse on our pillow at night. Every day, we get ourselves pulled together and we move along…

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Are You Empathetic to a Fault?

Empathetic to a Fault? Learn How to Empathize Without Absorbing Did you ever notice that you can be in the absolute best mood and then someone comes around you who is in a cranky mood and it instantly drags you down? I call this the lowest common mood denominator (LCMD) effect. It’s killer. It has taken me precisely 54.5 years to realize to what extent this affects me – and I have a feeling I’m not the only one. What’s so important about this revelation is it gives us the…

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