“A person should set his goals as early as he can and devote all his energy and talent to getting there. With enough effort, he may achieve it. Or he may find something that is even more rewarding. But in the end, no matter that the outcome, [...]
Backcountry mountaineering takes guts, gumption and strength.
Not for the meek. Not for the lazy. Not for the mild. It taxes and tantalizes at the same time. The wilderness summons the deep, primordial spirit of mountain men and women. It spills [...]
With a surprising number of boomers heading towards retirement, most are not ready to spend their days hitting the golf balls or playing bridge.
Instead they are looking to the future with enthusiasm and gusto. Why? Because they know that now [...]
Each winter I load my backpack up for mountaineering skiing to 10th Mountain Huts in the Rocky Mountains.
I load survival gear to make sure I don’t die while I cross-country up to the top of 13,000-foot mountains at 40 below zero. In the summers, [...]
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 [...]
Sandy Axelrod has spent 18 years as one of the largest caterers in South Florida and has written about the amazing experience. Filled with amusing anecdotes and wonderful recipes, Affairs to Remember, will guide you to stress free [...]
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) [...]
David and Veronica James are authors of Going Gypsy: One Couple’s Adventure from Empty Nest to No Nest at All, a warm, funny memoir about their decision to sell the nest, hit the highway and look at this phase of life [...]
You know you’re at peace with yourself and the universe if you can enter a crowded social function, scan the room, and then join the group creating the most laughter.
After a certain age, you don’t waste time with pseudo-intellectuals, plastic-faced [...]
Fall brings the annual day to celebrate hard work, by not working.
If you’re a working artist you know you’ll pay for skipping studio time. Creative work is hard work. Dancers who miss daily practice will need to stretch harder the next [...]
My most memorable childhood birthday could be a case study for why some people need therapy.
My mother’s baby died during childbirth a few weeks before my 8th birthday, so my gift was a big doll with all the clothes that had been intended [...]
Latif Benik is the author of “Imminent Risk of Death” who started writing his is 60’s. Latif shares how he realized his dream of writing a book and the source of his inspiration. Do you dream of writing a book? Latif [...]
The world is smoldering toward catastrophic self-destruction, so it’s only sensible that I take a brief moment of clarity to offer this lovely tidbit of advice before the final tragic calamity ignites the end of civilization.
If you want to [...]
A few years ago, I traveled on a cooking tour of Italy and learned how to make authentic dishes with acclaimed Chefs Antonia and Giulianna at the Villa Serego Alighieri near Verona.
The property, surrounded by vineyards, olive trees, and fruit [...]
Growing up in the 1960’s with the great songs of summer was amazing!
We weren’t close enough to California to be surfer girls who would wipeout, but we were ready to roll out those lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer! Three months of making [...]
If you can’t think of something playful to do – jump!
Your impact will be felt somewhere. In one place you’ll push air out and in another vacuum it in. Amazing! Be the creative playful pump.
We have a universal impact on the world, the [...]
When I became an entrepreneur I planned to live everyday like I was on a vacation!
Don’t misunderstand me, I wanted to truly help people and do work that I was passionate about and made a real big difference in someone’s life. But, I wanted [...]
Once in a while you have to do something that makes no sense.
At least to your logical mind. However for you creative mind this will feel like a long run, eating candy, yoga, or great sex! And if you don’t do it there will be serious consequences.
Isn’t it amazing what a little warmth and sun can do for your mood?
Where I live, we’ve just come through one of the bitterest winters on record. Spring didn’t give great respite: it was cool with constant bouts of rain. I recall one afternoon [...]
Do you make a choice, each day, to seize the moment, every single moment?
There is an enormous difference between just existing and being fully, joyfully consciously alive. To live with passion is to really accept and embrace the precious [...]
Mary Taylor Young is an Award-winning Colorado author of 15 books, who has been writing on the landscape, natural history and heritage of the American West for more than 25 years. In her new book, Rocky Mountain National Park: [...]
In America today, you notice an endless stream of teens, college kids and employees looking down into their Smart phones.
At bars, women line the dance floor with a white light shining up into their faces from their phones as they stare into [...]
In this high-speed society we created for ourselves, Americans live in traffic-congested cities with skyscrapers piercing the sky.
On the ground floor, humans race to catch crowded buses, packed subways and Yellow Cabs. With expressways gridlocked [...]
Dr. Frank Sileo is a NJ licensed psychologist with a private practice in Ridgewood, NJ and the author of four children’s books including Sally Sore Loser: A Story about Winning and Losing.
He is often the “go [...]
Pamela McMurtry is the author of A Harvest and Halloween Handbook and event maven! From organizing to décor to food, Pam does it all!
Fall Fun For The Whole Family!
What are your favorite ways to celebrate fall with family [...]
Lately I have been reading about dream interpretation.
I used to try and decode my dreams a few years ago. I stopped soon after realizing how neurotic and anxiety-ridden I must have been due to reoccurring nightmares of my teeth falling out. [...]