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Doctor, Broadway Star, Baker : Huh?

What happens when a mechanic, a Broadway star, and a fourteen-year-old boy enter a bar? I’m not quite sure, but when each of them discovers/rediscovers themselves, the whole world becomes a better place. So … this week’s blog isn’t about anyone over 50. It’s not even just about women! But I’ve got three inspiring, feel…

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Interview with Adrian Miller

Adrian Miller is an amazingly dynamic, funny, wise woman over 50 who loves what she does and is in no hurry to slow down! President and Founder of Adrian Miller Sales Training www.adrianmiller.com, a sales consulting organization she launched over 30 years ago, she is also a professional speaker and author. Adrian’s Network www.adriansnetwork.com, the…

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Sandy & Lonnie Phillips: Inspiration for Trying Times

Anger. Hate. Guns. A lethal combination, as we all know, as we are all still reeling from last weekend’s massacres. Saturday, August 3 and Sunday, August 4th marked the 250th and 251st mass shooting this year—more mass shootings than the number of days so far in 2019! .   How Do We Measure Those Wounds?…

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Wedding Bells–Can You Hear Them?

Why do I love June, July, and August? They’re sunny and hot, and I love just about everything that’s sunny and hot! But in addition to being my favorite time of year … during the summer months, if you listen closely, you are never out of earshot of wedding bells.   The Possibilities Are Endless…

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To Heel or Not to Heel? Women and Our Shoes

Just last week, I happened upon an article in the July 20 edition of the DailyMail.com: “Sacré Bleu! Model Lauren Hutton, 75, FALLS OVER While Walking the Runway at Valentino’s Haute Couture Show in Paris after Tripping in Four-Inch Heels.” I am not particularly fashion conscious. I certainly don’t follow the Haute Couture runways. Nor…

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New Publication! “When You Write What Scares You—And Then See It in Print” in BREVITY’s Nonfiction Blog July 23, 2019

Thrilled to have this piece published in Brevity’s Nonfiction Blog! “We’ve all been told to write what scares us. But long held secrets, or whatever it is that scares you most, can do damage, when exposed. Those secrets are frightened animals with sharp claws and sharper teeth. Tread carefully—and be gentle—with yourself.” ~ Diane Gottlieb…

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Interview with Laura Malfa — One Heart Healing

Last Thursday evening, I drove to Northern Westchester (two hours in the rain) to attend Laura Malfa’s “Spiritual Living Room.” It was well worth the trip! A group of eleven women, each of us in different stages of our spiritual journeys, sat with Laura in her healing space to talk about and share our experiences…

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Lose the Shame and Dare Greatly: Shero Brene Brown

Dear WomanPause readers. I have something personal to share. Last week, my short memoir piece “Little Secrets” was published. I should be thrilled … and I am, really, but … I’m also a bit raw. I feel naked. Exposed.   My Mother’s Words: “Don’t Air Your Dirty Laundry in Public”   It’s a very personal…

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To Dye or Not to Dye: That is the Question!

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Hair! Mine has never been my best feature. I remember my younger years, spending countless hours trying to transform my own limp locks into a long and luscious Pantene-like mane. It didn’t work.   “Don’t Hate Me Because I’m Beautiful” (Does anyone else remember the stunning Kelly LeBrock scolding you through the TV screen? “Don’t…

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