I was so happy the other day when I chose the two winners to the ThinOptics giveaway and promptly got two enthusiastic and grateful responses. (Apologies to those of you who didn't win - but I promise I'll be doing more great giveaways in the near future!) Phoebe Graber, of inmomopause, wrote: Yipee! It's been ages since I've won anything! And I heard this from Dee Margolis, who, by the way, … [Read more...] about Be Kind, Give and Be Happy (and healthy!)
Last week, Alan and I went on a much-needed vacation to Mexico. Although it was only January, the winter was already wreaking havoc with my mood. I got through each day of bitter cold temperatures and snow by telling myself, "Well... at least you'll be getting away to some sunshine and warmth soon." Well-stocked with plenty of sunblock, my kindle loaded with books, I was ready. I even bought new … [Read more...] about 7 Things a trip to Mexico taught me
How were your holidays? Hopefully full of fun and good cheer. But I know that's not the way for everyone. Some of it might be forced cheer. Maybe you're tired of putting on a happy face. Maybe happiness is just...overrated. Why try so hard? Click on over to my other blog on healthywomen.org, where I let you in on a secret. And please do me a special favor? Feel free to ignore my … [Read more...] about The Secret to Being Happy
Holiday Hangover? Coming down from all the excitement can be tough. Here's something guaranteed to make you smile. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ThQKtgBloUw … [Read more...] about A Smile for the Day
Note: I'm bringing you this post from my other blog, MidlifeMatters, which runs on healthywomen.org. It first hit the website in 2011, and attracted lots of eyeballs and comments. And a lot of women were relieved and comforted, feeling like "it" was not all in their head. (Midlife Dictionary: It (used to represent a vague sense of unease, only understood by women of a certain age, about to be … [Read more...] about Menopause and Anxiety – A Connection?
My mojo has left me. I'm not sure what I did to offend it. I'm searching for answers. I wonder if this is why... Last week, I took a little time off. My BFF came all the way from California to visit. We hadn't seen one another since January, and I was guilty of being just a wee bit excited. Much more than a wee bit, if you really want to know. The day before Ellen arrived, I sat down at my … [Read more...] about The Case of the Missing Mojo