Why do these two words have to go together? The term is even in the dictionary: "A period of emotional turmoil in middle age...characterized especially by a strong desire for change." It's hard for me to believe that 78 million of us (that's how many people were born during the post-World War II baby boom) are making changes in our lives...because of CRISIS. Really? Change, yes. I'd … [Read more...] about What Midlife Crisis?
What's Fear Got to Do With It? Strangely enough, I've been blogging for a pretty long time - almost five years - yet have dragged my feet getting my OWN blog off the ground. It's been a long time in the making. Why? Not sure... but I have a theory: FEAR. What a formidable emotion fear is. It's powerful enough to silence us, make us hide, procrastinate, make excuses (oh, do I have lots of … [Read more...] about Welcome to my Blog!
The conventional wisdom—often repeated and just as often debunked—is that you should drink eight glasses of water a day. But do you really... Read the full article on Prevention.com … [Read more...] about Water Hydration Rules You Need to Know
In a perfect world, every day would be sunny, we’d never gain weight and our checkbooks would always balance. But instead, stuff happens... Read the full article on PREVENTION.COM … [Read more...] about 8 Ways to Have Your Best Day Ever
By now, you know that you can reduce your risk of heart disease by making lifestyle changes, such as staying active, eating healthy and... Read the full article on WOMAN'S DAY.COM … [Read more...] about How to Make Your Home Heart-Healthy
The fourth floor always smelled…Like chemicals. It assaulted her the moment she stepped off the elevator onto the faded, hard linoleum... Read the full essay on JAMA. … [Read more...] about Fourth Floor
On a clear, starry May evening, a local book club is learning a lot about wine. Tucked away in Laura Callahan’s appealing home deep... Read the full essay here. … [Read more...] about Dancing on Grapes