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Veterans Day & Two Kinds of Heroes

This post is filed under: Emotional Well-Being, Healthy mind, Holidays, Passion & Purpose, Soul & Spirit

Last year I shared a story about service and giving back that is very close to my heart. This story is about a mother (my cousin Mary) and her son ... (read more)

Brace for the Final Kiss

This post is filed under: Emotional Well-Being, Fun & Adventure, Healthy mind, Midlife, Passion & Purpose, Relationships, Soul & Spirit

My sweet mother passed away on October 18th of three years ago year. I miss her and thank God for her role in my life. Three years ago October 17th, I ... (read more)

Shape-Shifting Halloween & The Female Body

This post is filed under: Emotional Well-Being, Exercise, Fun & Adventure, Health & Wellness, Healthy mind, Holidays, Midlife, Midlifestylers, New Book, Over iT, Passion & Purpose, Reinvention, Relationships, Soul & Spirit

As Halloween approaches I’ve decided that I don’t need to run out to the costume store. I already have a new costume.  My body is creating one for me right ... (read more)

Fall into a new season of life

This post is filed under: Emotional Well-Being, Fun & Adventure, Health & Wellness, Healthy mind, Midlife, Midlifestylers, Over iT, Passion & Purpose, Reinvention, Relationships, Soul & Spirit

Fall is my favorite season. I love the autumn colors, falling leaves, pumpkin patches, and cooler weather. For two years, I lived in warmer climate, where there was hardly any change ... (read more)

The Girlfriend’s Perfect Autumn Getaway

This post is filed under: Emotional Well-Being, Fun & Adventure, Health & Wellness, Healthy Eating, Healthy mind, Midlife, Midlifestylers, Passion & Purpose, Reinvention, Soul & Spirit

When my friend Linda and I checked into the Old Edwards Inn and Spa, I knew we had found The Perfect Autumn, Girlfriend’s Get-Away. When we checked in we were ... (read more)

A Virtual Book Launch Party Check List

This post is filed under: Blog Hop, Book Review, Fun & Adventure, Health & Wellness, Healthy mind, Midlife, Midlifestylers, New Book, Over iT, Passion & Purpose, Reinvention, Soul & Spirit

I have come to realize that writing a book is the easy part now that I am in the promotion phase. I’ve learned there is a lot an upcoming author ... (read more)

Protect Your Emotional Health from Negative Thoughts

This post is filed under: Emotional Well-Being, Health & Wellness, Healthy mind

We have scorpions in the forests of southern Oregon where I live, so I am going to use them in an illustrative way to make my point about emotional health. ... (read more)

Get Over iT! – A Book Review

This post is filed under: Book Review, Health & Wellness, Healthy mind, Midlife, Midlifestylers, Over iT, Passion & Purpose, Reinvention, Relationships, Soul & Spirit

A Book Review Originally posted on Flourishover50 By Susan Tolles I believe that everyone has a book in them. I knew there was one inside of me in my early 20’s, I ... (read more)

Twisted Mirrors

This post is filed under: Emotional Well-Being, Health & Wellness, Healthy mind, Midlife, Midlifestylers, Passion & Purpose, Reinvention, Relationships, Soul & Spirit

“You can fool yourself, you know. You’d think it’s impossible, but it turns out it’s the easiest thing of all.” – Jodi Picoult I will never forget the day I went to ... (read more)

When You Reach a Dead End, Turn Around Quickly

This post is filed under: Emotional Well-Being, Fun & Adventure, Health & Wellness, Healthy mind, Midlife, Midlifestylers, Reinvention, Relationships, Soul & Spirit

What was I thinking? After a few years out of the nursing profession, I decided it would be a good idea to take a refresher course and get a job ... (read more)

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