Why Boomers Need To Get Better At Asking The Tough Questions

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As published in Sixty and Me: July 2015 http://sixtyandme.com/why-boomers-need-to-get-better-at-ask… We all have fears that stop us from thinking about the really important things. Personally, I think that we should be contemplating bigger issues so that we can make informed decisions. Only then can we take action to make the world better. We are not just […]

This Thanksgiving It’s Time To Put On Your Red Shoes And Dance

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Published in Sixty and Me http://sixtyandme.com/put-on-your-red-shoes-and-dance-this-thanksgiving. Thanksgiving is a time for sharing our gratitude with the world. It is also an opportunity for personal reflection. As we give thanks for the many wonderful people, places and things in our lives, we can learn about ourselves and our values. Most importantly, we can channel our gratitude […]

To Risk or Not To Risk: That is the Question

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As published in the Huffington Post: 12/2/14 Every so often a situation arises that feels like it might shake the very foundation of your being or at least considerably discombobulate your comfort zone. When this happens, your inclination is to bury the negative feelings under the rug and keep those mind/body/spirit rumblings locked in a […]

7 Ways To Create A Successful Life

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Life doesn’t have to be perfect for it to be wonderful. The possibility of creating a successful life that is balanced and blissful keeps options and opportunities alive so we can grow and change. To create a successful life also means being comfortable with what fits with who you are and who you want to […]

5 AMAZING FACTS YOU CAN LEARN FROM YOURSELF

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Today is everyday. And everyday is an opportunity to learn something fabulous about who you are. Think of your life as a giant goodie basket. You can use everything in this goodie basket to your advantage, such as taking on life’s challenges head on, meeting important needs or finding personal and professional success. Life is a […]

Don’t Settle For Less: Dine On Caviar

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Last week the New York Times had an interview with Gloria Steinem on the occasion of her 80th birthday. When asked if she had any regrets, she said: “It’s not that I would do anything different. It’s that I’d do things faster.” When Ms Steinem, one of my role models, candidly wished she would have […]

Changing Mindsets

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One of my dearest friends queried me a few weeks ago in an email: “Franny,” he wrote (that’s his nickname for me), “I’ve got to take some lessons from you about changing. I can’t seem to wrap my head around changing mindsets I have to make regarding my situation.” Now the situation my friend is […]

Out Of The Comfort Zone

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I’ve been out of my comfort zone of late – way out of my comfort zone. You haven’t heard a peep out of me in over a month, maybe more.  I’ve been tempting the fates, getting and flying without a net. Scary but invigorating. At the end of last year, I realized that no matter […]