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Challenges for Women Dating Over 40

Anybody getting back in the dating world will find they encounter many challenges. But for women over 40, the challenges are different. After all, things have changed since they were in their 20’s, when life was more carefree and simple. Here are a few of the most common concerns when entering the dating world.

  1. I’m not a size 4. Will anyone be attracted to me? dating_rescue

If you think like this you need to do the inner work to get to a place of confidence and comfort with who you are. There are many women who are not strikingly beautiful, long or lean and yet they are married to wonderful men who love who they are and how they look.… CONTINUE READING

Prosperity: Expand Your Wealth Consciousness

Wouldn’t you want to increase your relationship with money and live comfortably for the rest of your life? Unfortunately, not everyone knows how. However, once you understand the connection between thought and action, prosperity and wealth will be yours to

The first thing to do is watch your conversations with others. Do you complain about “lack” and how things are so awful and difficult? Are your conversations based on toxic negativity and resentments? Realize that if you don’t want it, don’t say it! And always remember that an opportunity exists in all setbacks, so ask yourself, “What is the opportunity in this situation?” Ideally, you want to engage others in topics that support and encourage prosperity, and then believe it a possibility for you, too.… CONTINUE READING

Living With Chronic Illness: Learn to Stay Empowered

With any chronic illness, you need to take charge of your life or you can end up at the mercy of your illness. About 133 million Americans – 1 in 3 – live with at least one chronic illness and they shuffle from doctor to doctor trying to get some relief from the many complications they experience.

Chronic illnesses, such as diabetes, arthritis, heart disease and cancer, are associated with pain, fatigue, depression and isolation, which impacts how well you function in your daily life.

How, then, can you live well, on your own terms, with your chronic illness?

  1. Understand the problems associated with your illness.

To Aggravate or Not to Aggravate: That is the Question!

The older you get, the more you should realize how important it is to feel good and live your life in peace and harmony. Therefore, most everything you do should be directed towards increasing your happiness and fulfillment. However, everyone knows that it’s not always possible to stay calm and collected all the time, because things will inevitably get you upset and angry. So, how do you maintain a level “playing field?” You need to ask yourself how skillful you are at de-escalating a conflictphotogreen1 or confrontation so that it doesn’t develop into a full-blown argument? Do you have the wherewithal to create a win-win situation so you don’t have to aggravate?… CONTINUE READING

Mastering Your Life: Why Being Coached is Helpful

You know you have strengths and are resourceful, but you also know you are stuck. You know your life is good overall, but you also know it could be better. In other words, you’re doing well, but something is missing and you just don’t know what.

That is where a coach comes in. The primary role of a coach is to create an atmosphere of growth, either personally, professionally or both. You are capable of handling your own life, but there are certain areas that need some fine-tuning, whether it’s in a new approach, a new goal, or overcoming a specific challenge. CONTINUE READING