Mothers and Daughters

I recently found myself in a discussion with several women about how to treat our grown daughters. One of the women complained that her daughter was manipulative. This made me pause to think about how I felt about this. That seems to me to be a word that many people...

an unusual Christmas post

The people I coach often have trouble ?with the idea of stepping away from what their friends or family think they should do. Often the issue is one of holding a different world view, but sometimes it is just doing a different job, being married or divorced, moving to...

Fear of Failure

Are you scared to death about your finances? Have you wondered if you can hang on until things get better? Rejoice! It is going to be OK. Negative thinking can upset your chances of overcoming fear and financial woes. So much of success depends on your belief in a...

Wanna Catch a Cougar?

At age 66, Jack Nicholson lit up the screen in ?Something?s Gotta Give? a romantic comedy about a wise-cracking, record producer who never dated women over 35. His ?ladies man? appeal was all too familiar for audiences used to seeing the age gap between older men and...

Suppose we are wrong?

I spoke with a friend who happens to be a doctor about some rather “new age” theory or another. He said, “Show me the data, then I will believe you.” ?I answered him, “You doctors and scientists make a mistake by always wanting the data...

Renewed energy after fifty

Margaret Mead called it “Post Menopausal Zest” and it is real.? Once the trials and tribulations of the first fifty years are over we suddenly look around and realize we are not tired. This is the time to make a list of all the things you wish you had done...

Define yourself

My friend Kathryn wrote to me to say, “I just read a great quote which, of course!, I had to share with you: Never be bullied into silence. Never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life, but define yourself. ~Harvey S....
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