Posts Tagged ‘Serenity’

Winter Solstice Quotes: Holiday Gifts of Light, Love, and Transformation

Winter Solstice: Holiday Gifts of Light, Love and Transformation.   Many cultures have celebrations of light at Winter Solstice. In addition to the lights of Christmas, there is Hanukkah with its brightly colored menorahs and the lighting of Kwanzaa candles. In Pagan tradition, the holiday called Yule, takes place on the solstice, the shortest day […]

The Dalai Lama on Women’s Leadership: An Invitation to Passion, Purpose and Lasting Happiness

****JUST PUBLISHED: Joy after Fifty: A Woman’s Guide to Passion, Purpose and Lasting Happiness**** ~A SIMPLE BLUEPRINT FOR AN EXTRAORDINARY LIFE AT 50, 60 70 AND BEYOND~ The following is a excerpt from the Introduction to my book. Click here for rave reviews and to order. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~An Invitation~ Even though we‚Äôve never met, you […]

Recipes from Heaven: A Celebration of Life for Janice on Julia Child’s Birthday

A Girlfriend Dies But Her Spirit Lives On Through Her Love: How Will You and I Be Remembered? I am just now able to write to you after the loss of one of my very dearest, long-time friends. For the last many weeks, life as usual just wasn’t. Rather than extend myself outward to the […]

Positive Psychology Video on Youtube: Harvard’s Tal Ben-Shahar Presents

Positive Psychology Teaches¬† How to Find Fulfillment and Happiness after Fifty Did you know that 40% of your happiness is up to you? You can raise your “happiness set point”¬† by learning simple, proven habits and attitudes. My forthcoming book, Joy after Fifty, is based on those principles and practices from the field of positive […]

MONDAY MORNING MOTIVATION: IMAGINE AN INSPIRING 2011

A POST-HOLIDAY STRESS CURE: POETRY, IMAGINATION,¬†AND HOPE¬† First, a poem¬†written in 1513 that¬†still inspires! I salute you.¬† I am your friend, and my love for you goes deep.¬† There is nothing I can give you which you have not.¬† But there is much, very much, that, while I cannot give it, you can take.¬† No […]

WINTER SOLSTICE “RETREAT”: MUSIC, MEDITATION AND NATURE!

WINTER SOLSTICE MEDITATION: Nature, Music and the Promise of Spring >>>SUBSCRIBE NOW: Inspiration and Information for Women 50+<<<

HOLIDAY STRESS AND DEPRESSION: HOW TO MAINTAIN JOY THIS SEASON

Coping with Holiday Stress While the holidays can provide wonderful opportunities for family bonding, festive celebration, and expressing gratitude, they can also be a source of stress and depression. The holiday blues often creep up as a result of unrealistic expectations, financial hardship, commercialization, family issues, and overall exhaustion. What can we do to fend […]

LEADING WITH JOY: START THE WEEK RIGHT

START¬†MONDAY WITH A REFRESHED SPIRIT! Welcome this day with joy! “Spa for the Spirit Monday” is a new feature of www.joyafterfifty.com! How we start anything, including a new week, determines the effectiveness and satisfaction we will experience. I will be offering you a variety of joy-boosting articles, practices, tips and quotations to inspire a positive […]

BEST LIFE TIPS: THE AARP CONVENTION DELIVERS!

“Live Your Best Life” is this year’s theme. From sex to success…from service to serenity…from fitness to finance, the compelling topics¬†of the AARP “Orlando@ 50+” conference aim to please. When I am no longer¬†in sessions, networking or speaking about JOY AFTER FIFTY, I will¬† provide you with a taste of the various topics presented, including: […]

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