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Here’s to Shelley the Artist! Usually, art is a visual experience that happens outside of the process. The artist working alone, the journey from idea to canvas experienced in finality by the viewer who brings her own sensibilities to the finished work. Shelley Levy, known professionally as Shelley the Artist (www.shelleytheartist.com) made a decision to …

We don’t talk money in polite society. But we should. The third installment of my Brown Bag It & Learn series is on the topic of money and how best women can take control of their castles! It’s a conversation that needs to be part of our everyday discussions as we walk around the park …

mothers and daughters

One of the best parts of my job is meeting women over 50 being fearless! Meet Guest Blogger: Deborah Burns, publishing her first book #after50! Deborah’s first book, Saturday’s Child, will be on bookshelves in April 2019, available now for pre-order on Amazon. It is the story of her unconventional mother, and described as “a must-read …

lunch and learn

We launched and lunched! Fiftiness hosted its first Brown Bag It & Learn, a series of lunchtime conversations, on January 25, 2019. William Bumiller, licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, MFT, started the conversation on the topic of Understanding Men Better. Why Understanding Men? I wanted to bring this topic to the forefront of fit living …

enVision Board friends

The best of intentions (alone) don’t get you into shape or get you that new job you so want! So, I asked how do you take an intention for the new year and turn it into an action plan for success. The answer was in creating enVision Boards. A three-dimensional embodiment of not just your …

Put Friendship on your To-Do List

Erica W. Jamieson
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Women's friendships

2018 was a pivotal year for women. It’s no wonder that along with raising voices for sexuality, in politics and in the workplace, we have also raised the mantle for women’s friendships and community. One of the unique components in creating community for women is how quickly we click. Like LEGO pieces snapping together to …

Technology Can’t Hug Back!

Erica W. Jamieson
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This week is about Family Time and friends! This story is about disconnecting. This post is intentionally short because you shouldn’t be hidden behind a screen this week. Go light up the faces of your family and friends by giving them the gift of you. Turn off your technology! The next seven days, between Christmas …

Feel the Tingling of a New Year!

Erica W. Jamieson
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Welcome the New Year by celebrating the old! New Year’s Eve is two weeks away. 2018 will be put to bed with the same fanfare that I used to put my children to bed. Celebrations and negotiations! Remember those days? The navigations in getting them in the bathroom washed and PJ’ed. The negotiations over what …

Finding balance in life, like being told to be more present, is a great destination if you can get there. Without a roadmap it’s like wandering lost with a dead iPhone and no GPS to guide you. As a Life Coach, Death Doula and educator I strive to help my clients create that roadmap. I …

Women over fifty are mobilizing! I find myself distracted lately at coffee shops where young women are working together, plucking at their phones, planning and scheming for new campaigns or other projects. It makes me want to shout. Watch Out, we are coming for your youth! Women over fifty may be getting older, but we …

photo credit rawpixel Beware: old people having sex and they may be your parents! Empty nesting was supposed to mean running naked through the house. Sex with open doors. Kissing in the kitchen without the threat of a child’s scorn and loud, “Ew, that’s gross!” Instead, you find yourself with house-mates, your adult children! If …