Posts Tagged ‘Midlife Crisis’

What’s a ‘Chief Pundit’ You Ask?

Tuesday, June 12th, 2012
So thrilled that FOF, a leading website for women over 45 invited me to come on board as their “Chief Pundit.”  I’ll be covering topics that are of interest and importance to women, especially those–like me–who want all the tools we can get to live our best lives as we get older. Here’s the lovely introduction from FOF’s founder, Geri Brin. I hope you’ll check out FOF every week to see what this pundit is yakking about.  (more…)

Read the Report: Women, Health, Aging and Money

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012

It seems we’re living in a country that penalizes women for:

  • Taking time out of their own lives and careers to care for others
  • Getting older
  • Living longer than men

According to a new study just published by OWL (Older Women’s League National Board), women over 50 are in dire straits. (more…)

Kale: The Answer to Just About . . . Everything?

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

I just read the FUNNIEST article on slate.com which simply must be shared.  But first, here’s a short blog I wrote last year about my addiction.

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How Necessity Became the Mother of Creativity

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

I know I should make up a much more interesting story. But, the truth is this: after a five mile run last week in Central Park with Gunther the Wonder Dog (our beloved rescued Brittany), while walking home, yakking it up on the phone with a girlfriend–holding the iPhone in one  hand and Gunther’s leash in the other–I tripped and fell. The fall was excruciatingly fast and furious,  knocking the wind right out of me, and breaking my arm. (more…)

Life After 50: The Best is Yet to Come

Friday, October 21st, 2011
This is a terrific article from the UK-based “Psychologies” magazine . . . where I was  interviewed about how to approach aging without fear.
DOSSIER AGEING: Relish the next chapter
Greater confidence, higher life satisfaction and increased emotional wisdom. As we grow older there’s every reason to believe that the best is yet to come
BY REBECCA ALEXANDER

Say Less . . . Mean More: The Power of One Small Word

Thursday, August 18th, 2011

Yay is a word (usually accompanied by at least one exclamation point) that I find myself saying and writing rather frequently (some might say too frequently). When I was much younger, and infinitely more worried about what others thought of me and of what I said, I couldn’t imagine saying Yay! as often as I do now that I’m over 50. In fact, my smiles weren’t so frequent back then either. I was worried that the powers that be would view me as frivolous, and wouldn’t take me seriously enough, while I was trying to build a career in a male-dominated industry. I mean, after all, isn’t Yay something kids say? (more…)