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Boomer Women: Getting In—Getting Out of Debt

Boomer Women: Getting In—Getting Out of Debt

“Debt is the worst poverty.”—Thomas Fuller Single, sixty-three-year-old Lois felt buried under a veritable landslide of debt. How did this happen? How did Lois sabotage herself financially? Lois lamented: “I thought my mid-life years would be stress-free and blissful....

A 10-Week Plan to Learning How to Relax

A 10-Week Plan to Learning How to Relax

“We will be more successful in all endeavors if we can let go of the habit of running all the time, and take little pauses to relax and re-center ourselves. And we’ll also have a lot more joy in living.” –Thigh Nhat Hanh Towers Watson, a leading global professional...

Caregiving Wives: Secrets to Well-Being, Hope, and Optimism

Caregiving Wives: Secrets to Well-Being, Hope, and Optimism

“Hope is being able to see that there is more light despite all of the darkness.”—Desmond Tutu Martha’s emotions were fried, wasted, washed up. She felt that if she stayed one more day, hour, or minute in caring for her husband, she would wither and float away. For...

Singlehood: The Angst and the Happiness

Singlehood: The Angst and the Happiness

“I never found a companion that was so companionable as solitude.”—Henry David Thoreau I chatted with a dear friend the other day who in her mid-sixties and had always been single, about the topic of being alone. She had this to say: “I’ve led an active life with many...