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Self-Care for Midlife Women

This is Why Focusing on Your Needs isn’t Selfish

Here’s an unpopular opinion for you: I hated the book Eat, Pray, Love. I first read it in 2007, like every other woman my age it seemed. But unlike most of those other women, who turned into Liz Gilbert fangirls and crowded her book signings to tell her just how much her book had changed their life, I had...

20 Tips for Handling Holiday Stress

Looking for tips to deal with stress this holiday season? This post will help you cope with your stress no matter what you have to deal with: overwhelm from being too busy, feeling like you've lost the Christmas spirit, stress from dealing with family over the holidays, feeling run down from doing too much, financial worries...

What to Do When You Think “I Want to be Happy Again”

I want to be happy again. I hear that so often from women with an empty nest. They feel lost and lonely and like their best days are behind them.  Happiness feels almost like a distant memory. It feels like an almost impossible task to feel happy again.

Ten Surprising Signs You Need Self-Care

If you find yourself experiencing any of these signs you need self-care, you need to stop and take some time for yourself. Sometimes we get so focused on taking care of tasks that need to be completed and the other people around us that we literally stop paying attention to ourselves. But if you find yourself...

Gift Guide 2020: 25 Hygge Gifts to Cozy Up with Christmas 2020

My theme for this Holiday Season is Hygge Everything! Hygge is the Danish concept of coziness and comfortable conviviality and we can all use a bit of that in our lives over the holidays. So my friends and family are going to all receive a gift designed to make this Christmas their coziest ever. These gift ideas...