One of my dreams came true.
I moved to Italy.
What’s not to love about Italy? The expressive people, the beautiful language, the unbelievable food, the tangible history, the unmatched natural beauty. Oh and the Art!
I was an Art History major in college...
During midlife, there may be metabolism mysteries (solve them by watching this video) and hormone headaches (learn more about hormones here), but there are also some hard won benefits to being older when you’re trying to lose weight.
I went to Costco Sunday for the first time in over a year.
I was prepared:
- I had a list (and it was short)
- I ate lunch at home just before I went (so not hungry)
- I was alone (no kids in tow)
- I had on comfortable shoes (ready for the long aisles)
- I gave myself a time...
Midlife is full of change. Families shift with parents aging and kids growing, eventually leaving the nest. Careers build and transition. Relationships ebb and flow. And that’s just the external atmosphere. Internally, hormones can wreak havoc on our bodies and minds....
A three-day weekend. Woo hoo! A gift of time.
Now, what to do with it?
Use this 3 step process to get the most out of this opportunity:
First, assess your needs.
What kind of day or weekend do you need/want?
- Since the kids just started...
It’s part of the cycle of life with kids. We’re often oh so ready for school to be over in June and then we’re equally ready for school to start back up in September (or mid-August as the case may be).
What this signals for us grown-ups is a change in...
First try clicking the video above to play it, but if that doesn't work click this link: Watch the video here
In this fantastic TED talk by physicist, Ruben Meermen, you will learn exactly what happens to the fat you lose--and I bet it's not what you think! Well worth...
As I was sitting at the dining table enjoying breakfast and staring at the humming birds hovering over the trees, I pondered our country’s problem with food supply and weight gain.
(Why? What do you think about at breakfast?)
It got me thinking about...
Dr. Robert Holden, a psychologist whose focus is happiness and love, talks about “meeting” grief. He says there’s nothing to heal except maybe our relationship to grief. Grief itself can not be healed, like any other feeling, it just wants to be met.