This post originally appeared on this site. “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. Your playing small does not serve the world.” I was not long out of university when I first came upon these words by Marianne Williamson. Soon after, they inspired the decision I made with my newly-minted husband Andrew to … [Read more...] about Your playing small serves no-one
Who believes in New Year’s resolutions? Do they actually work? And how committed are we when pronouncements are made in haste that one night of the year? The overriding sense I get is that whatever initial commitment we make to our NY’s resolutions, we rarely follow through. Our focus tends to wane as the early months disappear behind us. One would have to ask… do we … [Read more...] about New Year’s resolutions… do we really need them?
I’m always inspired by people who come up with a great idea, believe in their abilities to do something about it, then have the courage to make it happen. What do they always say… “follow your dreams”. We can all sit back and paint a perfect picture of what our future looks like but it really comes back to what’s important to you and what you are most passionate about. Time … [Read more...] about Driven to succeed
Whether feared or embraced, turning 50 is a milestone. You might be seizing the moment and revelling in the freedom of life as a quinquagenarian [kwing-kwuh-juh-nair-ee-uh n] (Yes there is a name for people aged between the ages of 50-59) Or you could be struggling to deal with the massive changes that are typical in the “third age” (as Deborah calls it). However … [Read more...] about What does being over 50 really mean?
52 inspirational quotes for women over 50 "The manner of giving is worth more than the gift." - Pierre Corneille "Fearlessness is like a muscle. I know from my own life that the more I exercise it, the more natural it becomes to not let my fears run me." - Ariana Huffington "Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication." - Leonardo da Vinci "Nothing in life is to be … [Read more...] about 52 inspirational quotes for women over 50