Gratitude and Grief: For My Brother Adam

This week I’m getting ready to prepare Thanksgiving dinner. And I loe Thanksgiving. I didn’t have much to do with creating or cooking many of my childhood feasts, except trying to perfectly fold the napkins, a chore assigned to me by my fairly exacting...

How To Keep A Positive Attitude On Aging: The Technique Of Reframing

One of the most debilitating fears you can have is the fear of aging — not simply the fear of looking older, but the fear of time itself passing. Maybe that’s because of regret or sadness, missed opportunities or things you’d like to do over and will...

How To Not Be Victimized By Empty Nest. Letting Go With Intention.

These days, my only son Rob is traveling at breakneck speed through his twenties. So, I’ve ridden many waves of transition from hands-on mom to empty nest mom. That letting go process happened gradually. But as time marched on, whether I was ready for it or not,...

Binge-Watching Grace and Frankie? Get Ready to Face Your Fears

Binge-watching Netflix, or binge-watching anything really, had never sounded appealing. But that was before I started writing a book and desperately needed something to distract me from my own brain. So… here came Grace and Frankie to my rescue. It’s the...

096 SelfWork: Tina Turner Takes A Seat: Aging and Attitude

Aging takes a great attitude. No matter what decade you’re living in, you can fear turning older or embrace it. We’ll especially be talking about healthy families and how each generation learns to grow and change with one another. So what does Tina Turner...