Growing Older – Something to Celebrate

Society has a propensity for looking at aging as something bad, we need to start changing the focus - what if we approach aging with curiosity?  As something to be celebrated, and worth exploring? I've met and been in conversation with a number of older people, mainly women, all of [...]

By |2019-10-09T17:00:16-07:00October 9th, 2019|Aging, Learning, Self Improvement|Comments Off on Growing Older – Something to Celebrate

The Stories We Tell Ourselves

Do you ever carry stories from childhood with you?  How many times have you listened to someone tell you something negative about yourself and then adopted it, and repeated it through that inner voice in your head…. 'You eat too much, you’re not pretty, you’re not very smart, or girls [...]

By |2019-09-23T16:24:17-07:00September 23rd, 2019|Learning, Life - general, Self Improvement, Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Stories We Tell Ourselves

Talking about Death

Did I make you stop? Did my headline stop you in your tracks?  Death is a funny thing, it's inevitable.  And, as someone once said, we're not getting out of here alive, however many of us find it hard to talk about.  I don't have a problem talking about my [...]

By |2019-08-27T16:20:54-07:00August 27th, 2019|Aging, Life - general, Retirement Planning, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Talking about Death

Pesky Habits – Tiny Changes

Small Changes A couple of weeks ago I posted a question on what small change can people make today to improve their health for tomorrow?  Not a major lifestyle changes like trying a new diet or embarking on yet another exercise plan, but rather one small change like eating an [...]

By |2019-08-07T13:19:15-07:00August 7th, 2019|Aging, Learning, Life - general|Comments Off on Pesky Habits – Tiny Changes

How well do you Listen?

  Listening & learning How well do you listen? Do you hear what others mean to say?  When I was staying with my sister earlier this year, I listened to her tell a story about our mother, and thought ‘who was that women she is talking about?’  It struck me [...]

By |2019-07-12T15:15:43-07:00July 12th, 2019|Balance, Learning, Life - general|Comments Off on How well do you Listen?

Getting out of my Comfort Zone

How often do you try something new?  Me, not often enough and that is why over the next 12 months I’m going to do something new each month, something that pulls me out of my comfort zone.  I believe it’s good for me to try new things or go to [...]

By |2019-06-24T15:47:28-07:00June 24th, 2019|Learning, Life - general, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Getting out of my Comfort Zone

If you knew when you were to die, what would you do differently?

What would you do differently? "If you knew when you were going to die, what would you do differently?"  This was the question posed to me by my friend and business partner Christine.  I've calculated if I want to live a healthy happy life and maybe die at 93, (why [...]

By |2019-06-06T19:32:59-07:00June 6th, 2019|Aging, Learning, Life - general|Comments Off on If you knew when you were to die, what would you do differently?

Where do you struggle?

I’m with my friends on our Mastermind group, a group where we exchange ideas and support each other developing our business and professional lives.  We’re honest, open and sometimes have to have a hard talk.  The other day during my time, when I was chatting about the challenges in constantly [...]

By |2019-05-24T11:41:31-07:00May 24th, 2019|Balance, Learning, Life - general|Comments Off on Where do you struggle?

What to do with Worry & Anxiety

    The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly. ~ Buddha      “That was great for Buddha, he didn’t [...]

By |2019-05-01T17:46:01-07:00May 1st, 2019|Aging, Balance, Life - general, Uncategorized|Comments Off on What to do with Worry & Anxiety