All My Future is Behind Me

I am pleased to present a special guest writer!  Ann Richardson!  I met Ann in the Sixty and Me Community as we are both guest writers on their website!   I read this piece and reached out to ask if she would mind sharing it with my community!  I hope you enjoy it and check out […]

Manifest Your Shining Star and Build Confidence!

Have you felt invisible after turning 40, 50 or 60? You are not alone! Many women experience this sense of fading into the background as society tends to prioritize youth and overlook the wisdom and beauty that come with age. It’s not uncommon to feel like your voice is getting lost amidst the noise or […]

Now is the Time to Invest in Yourself

As Women, we are  faced with a unique set of challenges. Often we are juggling work, family, and other responsibilities, which can leave little time for personal growth and development. However, investing in oneself is essential for personal and professional growth, and it’s  never too late to start today!  I will be sharing  why it […]

Feeling Lost Navigating Your Next Chapter?

Are you feeling lost navigating your next chapter? Don’t worry, it happens to the best of us – even those of us with multiple degrees and a library card that’s more worn than our favorite pair of slippers. It’s like trying to decipher a cryptic crossword puzzle – challenging, frustrating, and you might end up […]

Identify Your Purpose  in Midlife 

Four Steps to Identifying Your Purpose  in Midlife  Have you reached a point in your life where you felt like you were simply going through the motions?  Maybe you wake up each day feeling unfulfilled, wondering if there is more to life than what you are currently experiencing. If so, you are not alone!  Many […]

How to Celebrate Yourself this Valentine’s Day! 

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching! Perhaps you’ve boycotted the “Hallmark ” holiday, or you embrace it with fun for yourself, your partner, and galantines. Whether you are in a partnership or flying solo, there is no better time than this month to turn inwards and spend some time acknowledging how amazing you are. Here are […]

The Power of Music to Transport

It was a damp Seattle evening in May, as I settled into my seat at Benaroya Hall to hear the Seattle Symphony.  I was attending an event with a friend, and it was our “pre mother’s day treat”  to ourselves.  Dinner and the Symphony!  But that evening was a special night as it was one […]

Gardening and Coaching-Cultivating Possibilities

If you are reading this in “real-time” then it is July in the Pacific Northwest which I call home.  If you are not a native to the area then you may not be familiar with our saying,  “summer weather for us does not officially start until the 5th of July”. It goes without saying, that […]

The joys and challenges of my first empty nest Christmas

Christmas is in just a few weeks. My adult children who finally, truly left the nest this year were not happy when I told them about the Christmas I am planning for this year when they come home for the holidays.  “No tree,” I said.  Arose a chorus of complaints.  “Minimal decorations,” I added. More […]

Why hobbies are important in midlife

In reading the title of this article, “Why Hobbies Are Important in Midlife,” you may have been a bit taken aback. Hobbies? What a frivolous concept! Like I have time for that! I hear you—between driving the kids to soccer practice, thinking of something to make for dinner, and clocking hours at work, time for […]