• #microblogMonday,  Self-Care,  The Nine Facets,  Women Over 50

    Microblog Monday #34—Are you Aware of the Quiet Beauty of the Season?

    “Pay attention to the quiet beauty of the season. Notice the quiet glow of a candle. Savor the richness of colors around you. Feel the variety of nature’s textures. These are winter’s gifts to each of us.” -Cherryll Sevy We often forget in the holiday crush of activities  to acknowledge the subtle quiet gifts of the season. Observe the small, quiet and simple moments and the natural beauty which is all around us. A bird sitting alone on a bare brown branch on a nearby tree. Red holly berries bright against dark green leaves. Candles glowing silently, creating warm, soothing light. The light of the setting sun against an afternoon…

  • The Nine Facets,  Women Over 50

    Rediscover Nine Energies to Create Your Best Second Half of Life

    Endings……… and New Beginnings Have you experienced a major life change in the past few years? If you’re over forty, like most of us, your life has shifted in some major way. Many overwhelming endings and life changes happen after forty. Marriages end or begin, children leave home, parents age, careers end, we move to a new community, friendships change, etc..… Every ending is different, yet they all have one thing in common. They are all followed by new beginnings. Whether we consciously decide what’s next and look forward, or we resist this ending and look backwards,  it’s our choice. We cannot always control what happens in our lives, but we…

  • #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…