trending: tidy up the japanese way!

There’s no better way to kick off a brand new year (other than having a glass of bubbly rose’) than to rid your home and life of stuff you no longer need or want. After all, an uncluttered home will reward you with a calmer mind. It’s true! Don’t you get stressed out every time … Continue Reading

are you a caregiver to a child, parent, spouse, partner, sibling, friend, anyone? i want your story for my next book!

I’m in the process of writing my next book and want to include real stories from real women in each chapter. Millions of American women take care of aging relatives, young and adult children, partners and spouses, friends and family members who are going through illness, job loss, divorce, mental health challenges and so many … Continue Reading

do you know how much you’ll need for health care costs?

While I’m a big believer in “living in the now” . . . I also know that as a woman over 50 I need to stay focused on my future, too. And that includes keeping a keen eye on my probable expenses. It turns out that as we get older, one of our biggest costs … Continue Reading