No surprise here: Laura Lee Carter over at Adventures of the NEW Old Farts has been wondering how common cannabis use is among Boomers, and how that changes as we age. Here are some answers she came up with through Internet research. Rebecca Olkowski of BabyBoomster.com reinvented herself as a . . .
How true this is. There's nothing better than knowing why we're here. Our life purpose. Why? Because it gives meaning to our lives. Perspective for the bad times and the good, both. The day I realized mine changed my life. I didn't set out to find my life purpose, the reason for this incarnation. . . .
"I'm just so busy!" Whether it's working moms trying to juggle their kids' activities and household duties or retirees with a hundred things going on at once, we're all "just so busy!" Part of it is that we live in a world where instant response--leading to instant stress-- is the norm. After all, . . .
My phone pinged in with a text the other morning as I was looking out at the sunshine at Half Moon Bay (Calif.) It was gay husband, sending me this 30-year old photo. It was taken at the end of the Aris Project training I did in 1989 to prepare to be an emotional support volunteer for people with . . .
Comparison has become a byproduct of social media. Others' lives look so much better than ours, sometimes, don't they? But don't fall into that trap. Focus on your own life. It's the only one that matters. If you'd like to work on your own grass in a bigger way, contact me about this. . . .
There are many ways to show your love. Here's a way to show it to those who are hurting. . . .
"Last year you decided to weed out people who weren't reciprocal, and you did," my husband reminded me at the end of December. "So what's your goal for this year?" What? I hadn't remembered last year's goal. I'm not big on annual resolutions or even a word for the year but weeding out was . . .
Does this look like you? A flower closed up tightly, like a bud? Do you keep some things locked deeply within, hesitant to open up? Just like a bud, you, too, can open up, by taking in a little sun. It just takes looking at life a different way. The question to ask ourselves is this: How am I . . .
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Self-doubt is a killer of dreams. It keeps us from following our passion and from fulfilling our purpose. And yet, it's so common. Many, many people doubt themselves. Second-guess. And third-guess. So here are a few steps to help you let go of any self-doubt: What's your inspiration? Follow . . .