Life & Wisdom

Read Honey’s take on “old-age survival” and reflections on dealing with life changes – from deeply personal stories about widowhood, surviving cancer, and overcoming losses to a lighter, often humorous look at the little everyday challenges encountered by women after the age of 50, like surviving a semi-retired husband or pessimistic friends who try to drag you down, bearing with trivial problems and maintaining your sanity during the holiday season.

Fall Is In The Air and With It Comes Change

It’s 6:25 a.m. in the morning, and I’m sitting at the living room game table  writing and sipping delicious hot steaming coffee in my favorite French mug.  Whenever I look out our…

Stop Living in the Past and Embrace Your Age!

How to Stop Living in the Past I truly do not know how to live in the past, save for my loving and happy memories, and the lessons I learned along the…

September Is The Month To Get From Here To There

I love the month of September! It is a 30 day period of time that I think of as a period of reevaluating what does and does not make my heart sing.…

Do You Take The Road Less Traveled?

Do you take the road less traveled? “Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson This quote by…

The Importance of Listening To Your Intuition

I always turn inward to listen to my inner voice; my intuition. You are as blessed as I am but do you use this intuitive guidance system? I often write in my…

What Makes Women Feel Invisible After 50?

Society says that 50 is the new 40, 60 is the new 50, and 70 is the new 60. That statement should give us the confidence to continue to embrace our opportunities.…

How I Survived The Loss Of My First Husband

In honor of National Grief Awareness Day, here is my story about how I survived the loss of my first husband, Michael.  My first experience with death and mourning occurred with the untimely death…

How To Become More of Your “Enchanted Self”

This article was written by the Enchanted Self herself, Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein.  Let’s talk about the idea of your “Enchanted Self” and what it is. It is a very special part…

Love And Its Varied Expressions: The Story of Ben

The Story of Ben was updated on 8.15.21 Do you go out of your way to show your significant other you care? Do you demonstrate how much you appreciate your love? And…