Ever the adventurer, I recently stepped out of my comfort zone and signed up for a few online dating sites and apps.
Over the last few years, I’ve found that it’s become harder and harder to connect with people in the real world. Walk into [...]
A little while ago while I was in my self-imposed no-dating hiatus, I was chatting with a guy named Brent whom I’ve known casually for several years.
I’ve always liked him as a person, but never, not once, looked at or thought about [...]
Over the past year, higher education has had an intense national conversation about the need to diversify its faculty, staff and executive administration.
This time has long been coming, as a majority of the young people born are black, brown [...]
We have all heard about the glass ceiling.
Whether you believe it exists or not, you have heard about it. For those unfamiliar with the term, the glass ceiling is defined as an unofficially acknowledged barrier to advancement in a profession, [...]
As the world mourns the untimely death of Prince, we all can reflect on his life, music, and artistry.
Many of us grew up with “Let’s Go Crazy,” or turned a devilish smile with “Darling Nikki.’ Yet there are lessons to be learned about [...]
Jo Ivester is author The Outskirts of Hope where she describes her family’s experience in a small, all-black town in Mississippi in the 1960s where her father ran a medical clinic her mother was a local high school teacher [...]
My time finding my main home in Santa Cruz is up. The living room has flooded. The over grown traffic has driven through my partnership with ocean-air! Winds usher me to another town. I will continue to offer sessions to clients [...]
Too often single women dating in midlife sabotage themselves and their relationships with behavior that is immature, unproductive or actually destructive.
Here are eight mistakes to avoid when dating, starting a relationship or moving ahead [...]
Do you feel like you’re on a tightrope at times and don’t know where your relief is?
You can really get more life satisfaction and still be a loving and attentive partner, mother and career woman when you know how to de-stress.Stress [...]
Bob Vanourek is the former CEO of five companies, an award-winning author, and an international thought leader. His new book, Leadership Wisdom: Lessons from Poetry, Prose, and Curious Verse is intended to help you lead an extraordinary [...]
From the inception of the human race on planet Earth, intrepid men and women followed their ‘adventure inclinations’ to explore the continents, oceans and outer space.
Some raft, some swim, some climb and some fly. And some sling a heavy [...]
Bob McIntosh is a #1 Amazon bestselling author of the book Get Out of Your Own Way, Break the Perfectionist Mindset and Unleash the Floodgates of Prosperity. He is an entrepreneur with several successful ventures from real estate [...]
Have you ever felt that you have been discriminated against?
We’re not just talking about a specific culture or race. Everybody seems to go through it no matter what nationality you are but, in this case, African Americans seem to receive [...]
Along life’s highway, you will befriend countless people from school, work, sports and church.
Each person offers you different degrees of friendship. Some casual, some close and a few become best friends. Gym-rat friends encourage you. Work [...]
During my youth, my dad took me fishing.
My mom took me on bicycle rides. My dad shouldered me with a small daypack for hikes in the woods. He pointed out chattering squirrels. He helped me see my first deer. He pointed out a fox on a ridge. [...]
Karyn Beach is the host of the Get It Together Girl Podcast, where she celebrates women in their Fabulous 40s, Feisty 50s and encourages them to make their second act their best act.
Get It Together Girl
What is the Second [...]
Linda Babulic is a ZEST Expert and author of ZEST Your Life – A Taste of Inner Wisdom which offers the confidence and happiness building recipe that women everywhere have been waiting for. From one-on-one consults, to [...]
“Everything is downhill from here, ‘cept what’s up…it’s all in your attitude.” Katie Lee, 95, Jerome, Arizona, singer, environmental activist.
Long ago, before modern communications, before electric lights, before mobility—people [...]
Six days a week, I wake up early, pull on my jeans and head to the recreation center where I commit my body to a two hour workout.
I swim a half-mile, lift weights, run, bicycle and meditate along with stretching in the hot tub. Why? I engage [...]
Henry David Thoreau said, “The masses of men (and women) live lives of quiet desperation.”
That equates to the fact that most people lack the courage or incentive to get involved with the great events of life within their communities, states [...]
The internet meme of the British World War II slogan, “Keep Calm and Carry On” has morphed into any number of amusing applications.
The latest I saw was “Keep Calm and Have a Tarot Reading”! Is it really possible to keep calm in any [...]
I recently asked my Facebook friends, “What does ‘Sacred Friendship’ mean to you?”
Collectively speaking, the definition of a sacred friendship is as follows:
“A bond from deep within, at the level of the heart and soul. A tie which [...]
Last year, seven of my lifelong friends made their transition back to the greater dimensions of the universe.
One very young and the rest spread across a time line of decades. Each lived a spectacular life. You might say that each died with [...]
Competitive nature bombards you and you likely compete with it all day long.
Don’t think you do? Think again. Are you hurrying against time moving to your next meeting? Getting ahead of that car in front of you? Pushing up the line for coffee? [...]
Each year, Pantone® names a color and an accompanying pallet. These forecasts help designers and producers stay on trend and provide the right products at the right time. Ever notice that all the products made for the kitchen [...]
Much has been and will be written about Hillary Rodham Clinton.
Even the Rodham that popped up after she was encased in the White House . . . the first time. A closer look at Hillary Clinton and Carly Fiorina gives us a tale of two women who [...]
As women, change is second nature.
It’s starts in the beginning. Sometimes before we even hit the double digits of age, barely finished playing with dolls, the transformation begins and suddenly why does my chest look different? Wait, are [...]
Michelle Tillis Lederman is the author of two books; The 11 Laws of Likability and Heroes Get Hired. She is an expert in relationship networking, career advancement, and work place communications. She has been on NBC, FOX, [...]
Several years ago my husband and I had the pleasure of visiting Egypt and Israel with a Rabbi and his wife who made the whole experience extremely enlightening.
Some would ask, “Can Jews and Christians share their faith?” We were [...]
I’ve never been on a debating team; my ability to come back with a “zinger” is questionable; and having a soft-spoken voice has probably lost me some points in a heated discussion.
Perhaps this is why I write: to get my point across more [...]
There is much I do not have in common with Claire the Ice Queen Underwood.
I can only wish to look like she does in a simple blouse and skirt. And the backless dress she wore for the Russian State Dinner, well forget that. I couldn’t even [...]
The Flash Mob phenomenon is a relatively new thing made possible by the internet and other social media.
It’s a marvelous concept in which, by pre-arrangement, a group of people come together in a public venue in order to perform (usually) [...]