I find that in both the personal and the professional, the gift of the fifth decade of life is found in mastering the art of surrender. No longer upset when things don't go my way. Learning to roll with the punches, and letting the pain just slide, and yes, keeping away from situations and people … Continue reading Lessons From The 5th Decade
There is power in owning our stories. Not just the happy and joy-filled ones, but also those which chronicle our fall.I’m writing this 72 hours before the beginning of a brand-new year, and I’ve been thinking a lot about the stories that shaped my 2015—an eventful year that went by so very quickly. Hurt happens, … Continue reading Why we need to own our stories
So today I'm kicking off the birth month by taking off. Appropriately, today's theme is about the places I'd like to visit over the next 10 years, or by the time I turn 60. Sixty seems so far away but wasn't it only yesterday when I turned 40 and now I'm just a couple of … Continue reading Day 16 — Some places I’d like to visit in the next 10 years
How wonderful to share the highs and lows, the losses and joys with someone whom you grew up with, someone whose known you all your life and with whom you have a shares history because you grew up in the same neighborhood, went to the same schools, knew the same people growing up, and even speaks the same dialect that you do!
Around this time each year, I get a little giddy at the prospect of turning a year older. Better that than sulking about one's age right? After all, not everyone is given the gift of growing older. And so I count my blessings everyday, more so when a birthday is fast approaching.