AncestryDNA Vs. 23AndMe: I Took 2 DNA Tests So You Can Pick the Right One for …

True confession time: I’ve become kinda a geek about DNA. At first, it was just a way to really understand my heritage. It would seem…

The Gift of the Midlife Crisis

I’m excited today to bring you a guest post from a fabulous midlife guide and general speaker-of-wisdom, Vikki Nicometo. Vikki is a Certified Life Coach,…

10 Great Commencement Speeches with Advice for Empty Nesters

Is your child in the final stretch of senior year busily checking off the last milestones of high school? Are you both preparing for graduation…

Why Midlife Women Should Get Comfortable with Failure

Who remembers my wildly successful weight loss challenge from 2015? You know, the one where I tried out a different weight loss plan each week…

How to Keep Things Hygge Even in Spring

I shared in January that my theme for 2017 is the Danish word “hygge.” That basically means I’ve been working at keeping things cozy and…

This Simple Phrase Can Help You Practice More Self-Compassion

Are you hardest on yourself? I know I am. I realized recently I have a problem treating myself nicely and so I’ve been researching ways…

Why You Should Resolve to Be a Nicer Person to Yourself in 2017

I came down this morning, took one look at my crumb-covered kitchen counter and said out loud, “Oh, God, I am such a messy person.”…

25 Ways to Fill Your Life with Hygge

  I recently decided that my word for the year 2017 is the Danish word “Hygge.” Loosely translated, hygge means “taking pleasure from the simple,…

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