Growing Bolder Grandma US Decathlon Champ!
Add another accomplishment to the ever growing list kept by Kay Glynn. When she graduated from college she thought her athletic career had ended. But after a 30 year layoff, the 56-year-old grandmother is back on track!
It's About Attitude and You Need to Get it
Hi. I'm Marc and I'm 56. That's right. You heard me. After reaching a certain age, an admission of age can become difficult. Over the last few years, discussions of my age have been greeted with, "Really? Wow, you don't act like it." Or, "Really? Wow!" - followed by an uncomfortable moment of silence. I get these reactions because we live in an ageist society. I get these reactions because...
Never Too Late
If you ever think opportunity has passed you by, take a moment and look at this list. Here's proof the best is still ahead.
If you look at your calendar or your cell phone or the sign outside the bank as you travel around your environs today, you'll see that last Friday was Friday the 13th! To quote SCTV character, Count Floyd: "Very Scary, Kids! Ow-Ooooo!" Or is it really? I dunno....
As far as I'm concerned superstitions are really in the head of the beholder, or is that in the hold of the beheader?...
Fast Forwards -- Old Age is a Gift
How do you feel about every passing birthday? One of the hottest e-mails making the Internet rounds tackles the tough topic, and has some inspirational words to get you smiling!
My Work with Women
One of the many stages of grief is the feeling of being deeply hurt. The person you loved has left you and you feel abandoned. For me, after the death of my husband, that feeling meant that for quite some time I felt very negative toward men. In my grief, I think I blamed all men for what had happened to me. So it was only natural that I would turn toward women for the nurturing and care that I...
Hug It Out!
The Midlife Gals are huggers, no question about it. We give good handshake, but prefer hugs every time. We like to get into someone's sacred physical space with a gesture of humanity at every opportunity. And, truth be told, we like to tweak the non-huggers by doing the same thing. We’re also shovers, arm grabbers and pokers, but those are different columns.Someone gave me a 'push/pull' hug the...
The Baby Boomer Retreat, Daytona Beach, Fl
What can I say? I am exhausted but in a good way after experiencing the marvelous Diva Retreat. I know Beverly must have been exhausted as well as Carol, her assistant who recently lost her father and aunt. I tried to comfort her as best as I could.
Friday, when I arrived, there was Nate, Beverly’s husband at the airport holding a sign with my name on it. He was very friendly and helped...
Fail to Succeed
If you're worried about failure, don't. Embrace it. Failure can be an important step in the quest for success. Want proof? Take a look at this list of "failures."
Fast Forwards: 1,000 Marbles
We all get e-mails forwarded to us -- some are funny, some are poignant. Some are just plain crazy! This one may make you stop and appreciate even the smallest victories in life.