• #microblogMonday,  Midlife Women,  Self-Care,  Women Over 50

    Microblog Monday #32—Maintaining Balance in Our Life

    ““Came upon these rocks one morning on a hike. Regardless of their shape or size, each rock balanced perfectly on a foundational rock in the flowing creek. What is your foundation rock as life swirls around you?” For many, this is a spiritual practice, beliefs or unconditional faith in the Divine. It can also be a positive belief in onesself that whatever shows up in our life, we will have what we need to handle it. It is often family, or a special person in our life who is consistent, shows up for us, and offers us solid honest, perspective and support. Rituals, morning coffee, journaling, meditation, evening prayers, daily…

  • #microblogMonday,  Adventurer,  Midlife Women

    #Microblog Monday 31 Be a Tourist in Your Life

    “Be a tourist in your own life. Ask questions. Be curious. Wonder more.” For those of us who love to travel, we embrace the new and the different in what we see and do. We ask questions, learn, and seek out new places, different foods and interesting activities. We often travel far away to do so. What if we showed up in our daily life with an adventurer’s perspective–a heightened sense of awareness in the everyday things we do? Bringing in something new or even doing a routine task in a new way challenges our thinking and energizes us. So…what can you do? Go somewhere local you’ve meant to, but…

  • #microblogMonday,  Athlete,  Midlife Women,  Self-Care

    #MicroblogMonday 30—Saying Yes to Your Needs

    “There are times when saying “yes” to our own needs, we must say “no” to the needs of others.  In other words, when you say yes to someone else’s needs, what are you denying yourself? Time, money, resources, energy or attention? There’s a trade off in some way. Recently, Simone Biles and Naomi Osaki, both top professional athletes, said yes to taking care of their own mental health needs. In doing so, they said no to the public’s need to see them perform. They showed incredible strength to take care of themselves in full view (and some criticism) of millions of people. Some have argued they demonstrated weakness in not…