Journey Into Journaling - Take 1

Journey Into Journaling - Take 1

There is no right or wrong way to journal: there is only YOUR way. I hope over the next six months as you follow along in this journaling blog here, that you will be able to find nuggets of information to help you along your journey.

I hope to share a little about my practice as a way to support your practice – whether you’ve never just started, have been journaling for a while, or have never journaled a day in your life.

Boomer Unchained: Positive Energy and Fitness Boutiques

Boomer Unchained: Positive Energy and Fitness Boutiques

This burgeoning baby boomer population is also driving a fitness craze. Baby boomers, holding off the effects of age, walk, power walk, work out, cycle, spin, swim, kayak, sail, golf, and take exercise classes. We’ve listened to what we have been told, that healthy lifestyles can reduce the risks of heart disease, diabetes, and even some cancers. Structured exercise for many has become as much of our daily routine as eating, sleeping, and drinking coffee.

It's A Woman Thing: Learning to Love my Actual Christmas

It's A Woman Thing: Learning to Love my Actual Christmas

That was it! I was missing the reason, the Christmas story, the Love, the celebration and everything that goes with that. It is not about the gifts, it’s not about the perfect decorations, or the perfect family Christmas card, or finding the perfect tree! As I have matured (I refuse to use the term getting old), I recognize that I really crave the simplicity of this season but that I am competing with a culture that challenges this premise.

Navigating Our Health: Five Things to Know About Flu

Navigating Our Health: Five Things to Know About Flu

During this time of year, it is common to see lots of people coughing and staying home sick with various illnesses. However, while a cold can make you feel down and out, the flu could send some to the emergency department. If you haven’t had your flu shot yet, now is a great time to get that taken care of so you can avoid the influenza virus. Here are five facts you might not have known about the flu.

Be Real: Healthy Living with Grandparents

Be Real: Healthy Living with Grandparents

Passing on those traditions is a great way for grandparents to have a hand in the future generation. It provides them with a full heart and all the running keeps them more active than they may have been if they weren’t around the kids as much.

Boomer Unchained: Dating In Your 60s

Boomer Unchained: Dating In Your 60s

Now, in my 60s, I live in coastal Delaware and am dating a man named Peter whose attentiveness to me, kindness, sense of humor, intelligence, and company I truly enjoy. We appreciate each day, and what we have. I know this through discussions. We talk.

He brings me flowers. We cook at each other’s homes and we go out, a lot – alone and with friends.

Cancer Taught Me: Jackie's Story

Cancer Taught Me: Jackie's Story

It was a jolt when I was diagnosed again, but I want to be able to do things with my grandkids. I have a lot of life left in me.