• Do you have a Power Song List?
    Life after 50,  Wellness

    The Value in a Power Song List

    In Monday’s article, “How to Rise Like a Phoenix After Adversity,” I list five techniques to help you rise from the ashes of adversity and become a stronger person. Today, I’d like to talk further about the value of a…

  • She believed she could so she did.

    Be the Woman that Can!

    I’ve written a few times about the children’s story, “The Little Engine that Could,” but I think that this first Monday of 2020 needs this focus again. Repeat after me: I think I can. I think I can. Nothing in…

  • Well-being

    Be Stronger Today Than You Were Yesterday

    Our lesson for today comes from the words in Kelly Clarkson’s song “Stronger.” Allowing yourself to become the best you that you can be is a time-consuming, never-ending journey. We trip along the way and work to regain our footing.…

  • Well-being

    Jump With Both Feet

    Ever remember going to the pool and dipping your toe into the water? Did you decide that the water was too cold for you? -OR- Did you just grit your teeth and jump? Now let’s look at life. Do you…

  • Well-being

    Be the Little Engine

    Years ago (in the late 1970s and early 80s), I taught swimming classes in the summer. In addition to teaching the school age kids, I also taught the preschool age kids (ages 3-5) and adults. My favorite were the preschoolers.…