Don’t Let End of Life Planning Get You Down | Mornings | 01-20-17

There aren’t that many things that are guaranteed in this life. One is taxes and… well… we don’t like to talk about the other one! This is a shame. After all, with a little planning, our passing, while tragic, doesn’t need to be expensive or complicated for the people we leave behind. So, today, I…

Are You a Lifelong Learner? | Mornings | 01-19-17

Like many women my age, I love learning new things. When I am not traveling, you can find me taking courses on Udemy or Coursera, learning German or working on fabulous culinary creations. Ok, that last one is a joke… unless a protein shake counts as a culinary creation! In any case, today, I would…

Finding Luxury Clothes Minus the Luxury Price Tag | Mornings | 01-18-17

Don’t believe the aging stereotypes… most women over 60 care about their appearance. This is the message that I give whenever I meet with someone in the fashion industry. Many of us still love to play with makeup and fashion. The challenge is finding well-made, beautiful clothing items that won’t break the bank. If this…

Yes, There is a Better Way to Start a Book Club | Mornings | 01-17-17

On the surface, starting a book club seems like a great idea. What could be better than getting together with a group of like-minded people and discussing the latest fiction or non-fiction books? In reality, many book clubs end of turning into wine-filled, argument-starting messes. The good news is that there is a better way…

Avoiding the New Year’s Guilt Trap | Mornings | 01-15-17

One of the reasons that I’m not a big fan of New Year’s resolutions is that they tend to cause us to be too hard on ourselves. For example, when you say that your goal is to lose weight this year, it is usually because you feel like you failed at maintaining a healthy weight…

Are You Embracing Healthy Eating Habits? | Mornings | 01-11-17

Last year, I made two small changes to my diet that made a bit difference in my life. I stopped eating bread and I refused to let cookies into my house. I know that these seem like small steps, but, they helped me to lose quite a bit of weight, while increasing my energy. Today,…