50+ Fearless Feminine Power

Living Your Life Agelessly

Some people are old at 18 and young at 90……time is a concept that humans created. ~Yoko Ono   I remember my Mother telling me that older women were treated as if they were invisible. My Grandmother said the same thing to me in regards to how the medical profession treated the elderly. She would do everything in her power to charm her Doctors and Nurses and from what I saw-they adored her. However, I believe that she used her charm so that they wouldn’t look at her as “less than” or an inconvenience. I will never forget when she was in her nineties and she was hospitalized. As each nurse came into the room she lavished her with compliments. My Grandmother told each and every one of them how beautiful they were and they all loved it. What made it really funny was that there was a sign over her head that said “legally blind”. I could never understand why my Mother and Grandmother felt that way. After all, they were always the life of the party. Both of them had family and many friends who adored them. They were pied pipers wherever they went, taking their willing followers on a journey with their funny, quirky stories that we never tired of. In fact I was recently at a party with my Mother where one of the guests was looking in my Mothers direction and gushing on and on about how beautiful she was. My Mother very modestly thanked her. The funny part was that the woman was talking about a cat named Willow that was directly behind...

Personal Growth-Your Way

Understand that the right to choose your own path is a sacred privilege. Use it. Dwell in possibility.-Oprah I recently did a survey asking women over 50 who were on my email list or Facebook page to rate what was most important to them. There were 83 responses¬† and the three top things that they listed in order of importance was personal growth, health and wellness and business and career. So I wanted to do a deeper dive and explore what personal growth meant to these women and just as I had imagined, it meant something different to each of them. Here is a sampling of what they said: being comfortable with who I am keeping a promise to myself being able to activate those dreams I pushed aside learning to be the best me without caring what others think defying ageism by not worrying about what society dictates for me as a middle aged woman becoming more aware of my inner voice that shows me my best path making the most of each moment-not dwelling on the past or future my “kick in the butt” to keep trying and learning new things facing my fears head on being able to look back at myself in history and not recognize myself realizing that what used to be important is not now-what was not important now is the ability to be in two places at once in my mind-satisfaction with my accomplishments and the willingness and courage to risk what I have got to move forward making choices that will stretch me to be the best version of myself making...

Your Business, Your Life, Your Way

Have you been so consumed by your business that it is taking over your life? Did you start your business because you thought that it would give you more freedom but you find that the opposite is true? Do you have a deep desire to do more of the things that you always wanted to do but can’t seem to find the time? If you answered yes to any of these questions then it may be time for you to reevaluate your business model so that it supports your life instead of the other way around. I can just hear all of your gremlins coming up saying that this may be possible for others but not for you. You are telling yourself that you are the glue that keeps every customer happy, troubleshoots every minute problem and keeps the income flowing in by being at everybody’s beck and call. And I get it. I come from an extensive background in the Real Estate sales world where this mentality was rampant. Real Estate agents are paid on commission and only when a house sells. The fear of losing a client before the transaction is consummated would mean working countless hours for no pay and this causes most agents to jump through massive hoops to get and retain clients. This mindset that is energetically born of fear (scarcity and lack) causes many agents to give up on having any days off, important time with family and mental downtime. They let their customers dictate their schedules and then they eventually become burnt out and resentful because they go for months without replenishing...