Tag Archives: Personal Strengthening

“Change Is Hard,” She Said

“Change is hard,” she said to me. Over and over, life experience has shown her how hellish it has been to make changes. “I’m not so sure it needs to be…” I gently offered back to her. Continue reading

Posted in Adding Pizzazz to Your Life, Health, Heart Song, Life Between the Tweets, The Power of Words, Women's Work | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Dumb Things Financial Experts Say, Part I

Do you ever cringe when you read some of what financial advisers say in interviews or online? Here’s an example. Continue reading

Posted in About us, All Things Financial | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Are We Being Misleading about FIRE?

I am not trying to be confrontational, but people need the “whole story” or else its of little value….. at least to me….  Continue reading

Posted in About us, All Things Financial, Q & A From our Readers | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Keep Your Mind Sharp Even When You’re Retired

When your mind runs idle, that’s when you begin to deteriorate. Don’t stop moving, never stop learning. Continue reading

Posted in Adding Pizzazz to Your Life, Guest Blog Posts, Health, Heart Song, Life Between the Tweets | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

What if all US health care costs were transparent?

At first, doctors, billing offices and insurance companies balked at their audacity to ask such questions, and Jeanne mentions how she felt like she was breaking the law with her questions. But Pinder’s company persevered. And the experience became liberating. Continue reading

Posted in All Things Financial, Health, The Power of Words | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Choosing to Move Forward – What Is Your Style?

Are you choosing pain and suffering or something kinder for yourself? Continue reading

Posted in Adding Pizzazz to Your Life, Health, Heart Song | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Why You Want to Do the HeartMath Breathing Method

When you learn how to self-regulate your emotions with this very easy coherence exercise, you are less inclined to feel anxiety, fear, and anger. Your brain is much calmer and clearer to facilitate making decisions, and is a great technique to practice before you want to have “that talk” with someone and it has you nervous. Continue reading

Posted in Adding Pizzazz to Your Life, Health, Heart Song, The Power of Words | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

“Too frail to work, too poor to retire”

“In the decades to come, we will witness millions of elderly American’s, Baby Boomers and others, slipping into poverty.” Yikes! Continue reading

Posted in All Things Financial, Health, Housing | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

What’s YOUR Favorite Excuse?

Here are a couple of common excuses that keep us from attaining our dreams. Continue reading

Posted in Adding Pizzazz to Your Life, Heart Song, The Power of Words | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

We had a spectacular housing situation, but my eyes refused to see it

Have you ever found yourself in a situation where your “eyes don’t see” the stunning opportunity you have in front of you? Continue reading

Posted in Adding Pizzazz to Your Life, Heart Song, Housing, Travel Tips and Insight | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment