Tag: aging

Taking Time to Heal

“Stopping, calming, and resting are preconditions for healing. When animals in the forest are wounded they find a place to lie down and rest completely for many days…. They just rest and get the healing they need.  ~~~ Thich Nhat Hanh I was thinking…

The Next Big Thing: Menopause

My friend, fellow blogger and yoga instructor, Leah Nichols, asked me to join her in this series of blogs written about The Next Big Thing. A woman blogger, Elaine Blanchard, started it, and she’s tagging other bloggers and asking them to write on their…

Living: Walking Into Fear

I woke up in fear this morning. Right before I woke up, I had this bad dream about Momma. She didn’t die. She just disappeared. I went in a store and was shopping longer than anticipated, and when I came back to the car,…

Girl Talk: Jessica’s Letter to Her Midlife Self

Last week, I wrote a letter to my 25 year old self with the promise that my 25 year old friend Jessica was going to write a letter to her 50 year old self. I’m going to let her letter speak for itself. I…

Women’s Questers…Here’s to You…Fabulous You!

When I was in Costa Rica, I wrote about the surfer boys. And, truthfully, they were worth writing about. OMG…they were beautiful. But, I really need to write about the girls..women…goddesses.…on that trip. It was a Women’s Quest, after all. It was all about…

Girl Talk: Letter to Myself at 25

A friend of mine and fellow blogger, Jessica Sprenkel, approached me with the idea that she write a letter to her 51 year old self for my blog audience. She is 25. I thought it was a great idea and thought it would be…

Girl Talk: Mirroring our Mothers

“Thanks, Momma”, I say as I’m looking a my leg and noticing the “age spots” I have coming up near my ankle. That’s my favorite line. As if all the things that happen to me as I get older are because it happened to…

Girl Talk: Loving My Skin

I have spent a great deal of my life worrying about, fixing and spending money on my hair. And, if you’ve seen pictures of my hair, you know it probably needs controlling. It can be a wild, unruly curly mess. But, hair is only…

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