Authentic After 50: A Blog For Women

Dr Barbara Collins
How To Be Your Healthcare Advocate

How To Be Your Healthcare Advocate

How To Be Your Health Advocate: A Complete Guide for Women Contributing Author – Patricia Sarmiento Being healthy isn’t just about healing yourself when you’re sick. It’s about taking all the...

It’s Your Time

It’s Your Time

Three Words That Will Change Your Life “It’s Your Time” are words you hear but maybe ignore the message.   I’m working with a great consultant creating my dream project.  “It’s Your Time” is a...

Facing Our Fears

Facing Our Fears

I thought about the words in my book “Power in Midlife and Beyond.”  “Getting out of our comfort zone means experiencing life as though it was an adventure to discover more about you.” Life is moving towards finality no matter where you are in midlife and beyond. Facing our fears makes life feel like real living

Navigating Change

Navigating Change

NOT YET! are powerful words when experiencing a change in your life. Let’s agree that change is relative, different experiences for everyone. Let’s agree on nothing going to happen until we take...

Better Health in 2019

Better Health in 2019

“It Ain’t Gonna Happen Unless You Make It Happen” - Three ways be a better you in 2019 Move Your Body – Stretch, walk, dance, or vacuum with a purpose. Just move! I’m a big believer that sitting...

Being Human

Being Human

What does being human mean? Scott Peck author of The Road Less Traveled writes ”Life is difficult” in the first sentence. I read his book almost 20 years ago, and still remember the first...

Thoughts Matter Getting Older

Thoughts Matter Getting Older

Thoughts matter getting older. Greek philosopher Marcus Aurelius quotation “Our life is what our thoughts make it” is on my bathroom sink. Gratitude, peace, and fulfillment are thoughts to...

Aretha Franklin – Rest in Peace

Aretha Franklin – Rest in Peace

“Queen of Soul” Aretha Franklin “Skylark” – Lyrics by Hoagy Carmichael “Respect” (1967) – Recording of a piece by Otis Redding “Amazing Grace” (1972) – John Newton “My Country” Tis of Thee.”...

Mindful Meditation Lessens Stress

Mindful Meditation Lessens Stress

Mindful Meditation created a life that lessens stress in my What Now? In 1995, I went on a quest to find a meditation practice. I resisted meditation due to the perception that meditation is a...

Communicating Wisdom

Communicating Wisdom

Wisdom is our gift to the world. Using effective communication enhances our wisdom words in conversations. We own the right in our longevity to cherish our values and beliefs. When we...

2018 – New Challenge

2018 – New Challenge

Get Out of Your Comfort Zone - Maybe it's time Getting out of our comfort zone is an empowering goal for 2018.  The new year is an opportunity to explore goals to unleash natural strengths and...

Good Ideas For September

Good Ideas For September

For many of my blog subscribers, summer is almost over.  I hope summer met your expectations spending quality time doing what you love.  My trip to Israel with my daughter was one of the most...

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