The Buzz: Celebrating Summertime & Our GrandsJune 9, 2018
The beginning of summer is such an exciting time of year! Not only is true warm weather finally upon us, but it’s a time for celebration.
It’s a time to celebrate beautiful blooms, relaxation, spending time with grandchildren at the beach, and of course accomplishments.
It’s graduation season, darlings! Are any of your grands graduating from high school, college, or even graduate school? Where are they headed on their next big adventure? The end of one chapter, while sometimes sad, often leads to such exciting new chapters!
What are you celebrating this summer solstice?
The Week in Review
What To Do When Your Spouse Feels Neglected
It was 5:31 a.m. I had just made a pot of coffee for my ultimate concierge and me. I carried the steaming big red mugs into our bedroom and climbed back into bed with Shelly and… my laptop.
We talked for a few minutes, and I said, “I love you so much,” and my husband said, “Who are you talking to?” I responded, “Who do you think I am talking to?” He laughed and said, “I don’t know if you’re talking to me or… your computer.” I too began to laugh and said, “You are too silly. I am talking only about you!” My husband smiled.
But the reality of his words, “Who are you talking to me or your computer?” was daunting and I stopped laughing. A sick feeling cascaded over me because there is no one in this world I love more than my husband.
Was he suggesting I am more in love with my computer than I am in love with him? Did he feel that I should find a better balance to my lifestyle? Read the story!
What is Financial Freedom?
This week, Honey Good contributors, Billy and Akaisha Kaderli, shared that financial independence is when you have enough invested assets to live the lifestyle you want for the rest of your life. You may choose to continue working, but you are no longer dependent on a paycheck to live your lifestyle or cover expenses.
Financial independence is freedom!
They also shared that by becoming financially independent, you are not chained to a job you dislike, a city or commute with too much traffic, or the sort of weather that doesn’t suit you.
When you are financially independent you can pursue your passions. This may include traveling, learning a musical instrument, inventing a product, volunteering, hiking, biking, writing that book, mentoring, pursuing a spiritual quest or doing a myriad of other things.
Are you interested in how to get there yourself? Find out how they did it by reading the story!
The Important Things in Life
This week was a catch 22. It was my ultimate concierge’s most special day of the year, his birthday.
We planned to spend the day and evening alone, but the day before, I learned that my friend’s sister died. Of course, my husband, on his birthday, took me to the funeral. I sat in the synagogue holding my husband’s hand and wishing my girlfriend still had her sister, and that I was somewhere else, celebrating my husband on his special day.
I make wishes often. In fact, whenever I notice one bright star in the sky, I make a wish hoping my wish will be granted. Since I was a young woman, I have wished the same wish. So far, so good.
I have never hoped for material possessions or asked a star to do something for me. Rather, I always ask for… Read the story to find out!
Romance & Passion After 50
Recently, a dear friend asked me about my relationship with Shelly, who I lovingly refer to as my ultimate concierge. After decades of marriage, we still completely adore and dote on one another.
How do we do it?
It’s such a great question, I thought it deserved an entire story dedicated to it. I have a lot to say on the topic, but I was able to condense my thoughts to three main steps… Find out that they are in one of this week’s stories!
Turning an Embarrassing Problem Into a Pretty Solution with Procter & Gamble
You know that age-old saying, “I laughed so hard I almost peed in my pants.”
After 50, that’s no joke, darlings! Urinary incontinence can happen at any age, but it becomes much more prevalent in women after menopause. In fact, incontinence rises rapidly from the ages of 70 to 80.
What’s a vibrant, visible woman after 50 to do? Stop laughing? Absolutely not! It’s imperative as we mature that we count our blessings and minimize the bumps in the road.
A life full of joy and inspiration is what you deserve and it’s essential not to let life‘s inconveniences stand in your way. So what should you do instead? Find out in this week’s story with P&G!
How You Can Prevent a Suicide
Why can’t our loved ones or friends cope and why do they choose death over life?
Do they feel they are unable to come to family or friends for help?
Why don’t loved ones, friends or co-workers sense a serious problem?
These are the questions we may ask ourselves when we are affected by suicide. But what if we didn’t have to? What if we asked the difficult questions before it happened at all?
This week, I shared ways that YOU can prevent suicide. Read the story…
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