Body Image And How We Relate To Food

During my late teens I discovered dieting. I was naturally slim and had really never even heard of cutting calories. That was until a friend showed me the ropes and when I started getting compliments for looking “skinny” I kept on going. This set up a very destructive cycle of low level bulimia. I say […]


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Go Ask Alice and Other Breaking Period News 2

When I was a sixth grader in San Diego, back in the early 70’s, I got busted for reading the book “Go Ask Alice.” The book apparently was a cautionary tale about the dangers of drugs told through a 17 year old named Alice.  I say “apparently” because I hadn’t even gotten past the first […]

Dread Winter? How To Embrace Changing Seasons 3

One of the things that’s really changed for me at midlife is how I engage with nature. I can’t recall any other time in my life when I’ve gotten so much comfort and wisdom from observing the natural rhythms and cycles that are all around us. How I’ve been dealing with winter these past couple […]


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The Gift Of Resilience

  PODCAST EPISODE #7 THE GIFT OF RESILIENCE     I’m a proud supporter of Dress For Success – an international organization that helps at risk women get back into the workforce. One of the new programs that they’ve started up here in Sydney is a weekly resilience program because one of the most challenging […]

Gray Hair: Activate Your Inner Badass

In this week’s vlog I reflect on where I’m at one year after my last hair color to cover my gray. I remember it so well because as I mention in the video, I was heading to Europe to visit my son who was living there at the time. Covering up my roots so I’d […]



How To Find Your Purpose After 40: FREE This Week

HOW TO FIND YOUR PURPOSE: The Secret To Unlocking Your Unique Gift To The World   Hey! My book “How To Find Your Purpose After 40″ is a free download on Amazon this week only. Click here to grab it . PS If you need a Kindle, here’s a free app for any device

Lessons From A Year Of Growing Gray Hair

  PODCAST EPISODE #6 LESSONS FROM A YEAR OF GROWING GRAY HAIR   “You’re going to look like shit.” That’s how my formerly favorite French hairdresser responded when I excitedly told him that I was ready to hop on board the silver sister bandwagon and grow my hair out gray. That was 12 months ago […]

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Become Your Own Ice Bucket Challenge

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenges both moved and inspired me. I was moved for the awareness created by it and I was inspired by people taking time out of their day to reflect and participate. I have to admit, I get cynical with these mass charity fund raising efforts. I found myself immediately wondering how […]

Zen and The Art Of Perimenopause

I made an appointment a few weeks back to get a big health overhaul. I want to do a little bit of human guinea pig business and see ways that I can support my hormones, my cells, my neurons, my everythings and just make sure I’m doing the right thing for my future health. From […]

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Create A Vision Board

Create A Vision Board

  I’m just about getting ready to launch my second book “How To Find Your Purpose After 40: The Secret To Unlocking Your Unique Gift To The World” and in the book I take us on a bit of a fishing expedition to find out exactly what it is that makes us tick, combined with some […]