Drop the rope.

For the better part of the last 15 years, I have been in a virtual tug-of-war. Physically, emotionally, intellectually and financially. Somedays winning, somedays losing, but every day tugging on the rope with everything I've got. Yesterday, I received the best advice. Now, I can't say I haven't heard this advice before, but I think yesterday I [...]

2021-02-22T18:10:38-07:00By |Inspiration, Stress|

Turn Around, Bright Eyes: Tips and Tricks for Rejuvenating Your Peepers

Rejuvenation for your eyes won't involve Bonnie Tyler Do eye creams work? Yes. Do moisturizers work? Yes. And so do plenty of water, sleep, and sun block. But the fact of the matter is that these daily ways of tending to the skin around your eyes won’t hold off Father Time forever. A [...]

2021-02-22T18:10:39-07:00By |Eyes, Inspiration, Skin Facts|

Gratitude

Gratitude makes you beautiful from the inside out. Years ago, I read an article by a woman who had just come through a pretty serious bout of depression. Her husband had been sent overseas for a year. Her mom had fallen ill. Her child was in the thick of the terrible twos. “Little” [...]

2021-02-22T18:10:41-07:00By |Holidays, Inspiration|

Five Little Questions: See How Much Mother Nature Rules Your World

Fighting Mother Nature! Conflicted about getting a cosmetic procedure done? As we age, it’s really common for women to secretly fantasize about getting some work done. Mirrors quickly become a tool for seeing not what we do look like but what we could look like: pushing up those chin wattles, pulling back the skin [...]

2021-02-22T18:10:43-07:00By |Cosmetic Surgery, Cosmetics, Stress|

Just a Number

Did you have a September birthday? You must at least know someone who does. September is the biggest birthday month of year. So, I’m using my soapbox today to suggest you celebrate aging. Yes, celebrate. Do it with the reckless abandon of an eight-year-old, no matter how many multiples of eight your age [...]

2012-09-30T18:15:24-06:00By |Inspiration, Uncategorized|

Inspiration from Olympians

This year’s Olympics have been hailed by many as “The Year of the Woman.” There are more women than men competing on the U.S. teams. (That’s a first.) Every participating nation had at least one female athlete. (That’s a first.) And the U.S. women’s swim team was coached by a woman. (It’s peculiar to me [...]

2012-08-12T11:23:43-06:00By |Inspiration|

Menopause: Why Is There No Prom for This?

“I’m trying very hard to understand this generation. They have adjusted the timetable for childbearing so that menopause and teaching a sixteen-year-old how to drive a car will occur in the same week.” – Erma Bombeck The average life expectancy of American women today is hovering right around 81 years. That means many women spend [...]

2012-08-05T17:00:44-06:00By |Beauty Myths, Products|

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