5 ways talking to yourself can make you happier

Adapted from Love Your Age: The Small-Step Solution to a Better, Longer, Happier Life (National Geographic 2018): I’m a big believer in talking to myself. In fact, I’ve made “me” my #1 closest advisor. And I’m not crazy! Lots of experts think self-talk can be a powerful ally for your happiness and health. But if … Continue Reading

ode to joy: 7 reasons why beethoven still rocks

HAPPY 246TH BIRTHDAY, BEETHOVEN! We love Beethoven for his brilliant music, but here are 7 reasons why he still rocks.

fashion flash–halloween edition (no tricks! all treats!)

Nothing makes me want to hop on my broom and say “Yay!” faster than getting fabulous beauty, style, health, fitness, travel and life hacks from the incredible women of FASHION FLASH!  This week, I’m honored to be the host of FASHION FLASH — the best online mini-mag for women 40+ — and thrilled to share … Continue Reading