My friend, Kathy Gottberg (and her husband, whom I've also met) took some time to re-evaluate their lifestyle in midlife in a way that I know you'll find interesting and inspirational. It's so good that she wrote a book about their rightsizing, RightSizing * A SMART Living 365 Guide to Reinventing . . .
At A Healing Spirit, I work in that space that approaches the intersection of Life and Death. I make products to help people who are grieving and others that support those intent on healing, many from potentially terminal diseases. Working so close to the concept and reality of death isn't for . . .
“We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated. That in fact it may be necessary to encounter defeat so we can know who the hell we are." ~Maya Angelou That piece of wisdom goes on to say: "...so you know what you can rise from. how you can still come out of it." It is a quote I was . . .
It's my husband's birthday and I want to publicly proclaim how much I love him and how happy I am that he returned to my life after a 26-year break. Yes, that really happened. We were divorced for 26 years and then, poof! He was back! And it was the easiest thing we've ever done. And so, to . . .
It's that time again: blogs by Boomers. And for Boomers. But you know what? Other age groups will enjoy the diversity of topics covered and maybe even the (ahem) elder wisdom they contain. Like me, Meryl Baer loves travel --it's one of her passions. The Six Decades and Counting blogger is currently . . .
Being sick is a bitch. Why do bad things happen to good people? Or at all? Why would a loving God make people suffer? The big "why?" I know quite a few people who are suffering from big, ugly diseases and conditions. A variety of big ugly maladies. You can't get to my age without seeing the kind . . .
Is past life regression real? Do you have to believe in reincarnation to have one? Having just completed a three-course, year-long graduate program in past life regression at Atlantic University, I love those questions. So let me attempt a coherent answer. Past life regression use hypnosis to . . .
My octagenerian BFF got one of the first decks of healing affirmations, hot off the press. A few weeks later she was visiting at my house and,unsolicited, dug into her purse. She pulled out the pretty pink organza bag full of healing affirmations. Because, of course, they are business card size and . . .
A friend messaged me the other day about my new business, A Healing Spirit. He told me how much he loved the products and then said "Congratulations on being you!" I loved it. Of course. How many of us actually take the time to acknowledge another for being themselves? How many of us take the time . . .
I know anxiety. I met it in my early 20s. When I didn't know a thing about managing anxiety. The trouble with anxiety is that it can come up out of nowhere. No specific reason, just one day, there it is. The trouble with anxiety is that it can turn into full-blown panic attacks. Sometimes so bad . . .