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DECEMBER The holiday season brings many parties and celebrations of all sorts. And lots of occasions for dressing up and wanting to look our best at any age.   “I would tell [myself] not to be so preoccupied with looking […]

DECEMBER The holiday season brings many parties and celebrations of all sorts. And lots of occasions for dressing up and wanting to look our best at any age. Are we seriously still judging women for getting plastic surgery? By: Frances […]

  DECEMBER The holiday season brings many parties and celebrations of all sorts. And lots of occasions for dressing up and wanting to look our best at any age. Are we seriously still judging women for getting plastic surgery? By: […]

I found this juicy piece in The Australian  By Nikki Gemmell So often in life we love the things we’re not meant to — the question, of course, is what we do about it. Particularly at a time when we’re […]

By Joan Chittister We are a culture of misfits—not because there is anything wrong with us as a people but because we are accustomed to becoming things we aren’t. So, we don’t fit into our own souls. Our schools put […]

Here is some wisdom about learning to love your Self that was written by a junior at Mills College. Bless her heart for trying to learn at such a tender age what many women are still struggling with in their […]

By Denise Andrews Party Doll is in the house with a big old mouth and butt to match, don’t give me no trouble till you hear my rap. I’ll get you “In the Mood” and we’ll “Rock around the Clock” […]

Lately, like many of you, I have been waging an assault on clutter. I have been digging into the recesses of my closets, drawers and shelves and tossing, recycling and reclaiming my possessions. During this frenzy I came upon some […]

By Amber A. Penrose   As I’ve aged, I’ve become kinder to myself, and less critical of myself. I’ve become my own best friend. As you get older, it is easier to be positive. You care less about what other […]

Despite the rude awakenings, the unsettling physical and emotional chaos of midlife and all of its frightful, presumed ramifications, an amazing number of women find this stage to be the most personally fulfilling and satisfying of their lives so far. […]