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My Girlfriend Let Me Down

My Girlfriend Let Me Down

Earlier this year, I shared a personal crisis with a long-time friend of mine over dinner. She showed interest and asked questions. She got teary-eyed as she listened. She assured me that she was...

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I Needed New Friends…

I Needed New Friends…

Making friends can be hard in midlife. In our 30s and 40s, so many of us with kids found it easy to connect to other parents through our children's pals. Our social circles formed naturally via our...

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Only 4,000 Weeks?

Only 4,000 Weeks?

Did you know that our lifespan—80 years on average for US women—equates to about 4,000 weeks? When I read this in The Atlantic, it came as a bit of a shock. It feels short, doesn't it? Given that...

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I Was Worried About My Drinking…

I Was Worried About My Drinking…

Over the last decade or so, Chardonnay has become a bit of a slippery slope for me. I love a big buttery oaky glass of wine at the end of the day. It has become my go-to way to decompress. Problem...

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Are You “Too Sensitive”?

Are You “Too Sensitive”?

This past week, I did a Facebook Live interview with Susan Frances Morris, the author of The Sensitive One: A Memoir (see the YouTube recording or join my Facebook group to watch all my live...

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Are You Suffering From Toxic Productivity?

Are You Suffering From Toxic Productivity?

In a conversation with one of my members this past week, we shared how we both are hard-working doers, relentlessly pushing ahead on our tasks and goals, with lists galore to keep us on track. I...

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Wear the Good Socks

Wear the Good Socks

The other day, as I was getting dressed for my workout, I reached into my sock drawer and pulled out my old athletic socks. Next to those were my relatively new Bombas socks. (Love them!) Why am I...

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