Love After Sixty
Recently, I was talking to a friend, also in her 60’s like me, and we were talking about the difficulty with feeling sexy and passionate as we age, and how our changing bodies lead to not feeling sexy enough, and wondering if it’s realistic to expect the kind of passion we had in our youth.
She said something that really struck a chord with me: “Really, if I don't turn me on, who can?”
Society has led us think of love as something that others give us. But what I have come to realize is that it is even more important to love ourselves.
Love yourself first, because you need love as a human being, no matter your age or stage of life. And because this is how we take back our power instead of waiting for others to give us what we need.
Love Thy Selfie
Self-love and self-appreciation have become more acceptable and even fashionable in recent years, but that was definitely not the case when I was growing up.
The message I received was that it...
This is how it began
Early in April 2019, I sent out an email asking friends and close colleagues to help me fulfill my goal of writing and publishing a book.
The concept for this book had been percolating in my brain for about seven years and a few times, I made a start of it but did not follow through.
Knowing that I often perform better when I have a tight deadline and when I am accountable to others, I put my vulnerable self ‘out there’ and lit a fire under my own “ASK”
The email that sparked the flame and fueled my fire to complete my goal:
Dear Divinely Wise Woman,
I am writing a book. Finally!
I want to celebrate my 65th birthday this September by publishing “A Real Woman’s Guide to...