S.O.S.!

In light of the current health pandemic facing our nation, I–like many of you paused in search of understanding, knowledge, prayer, and some soul-searching as it relates to life as we know it and ultimately, our next move. The Novel Corona Virus (COVID-19) impacted our lives in ways we may never fully digest. To those …

What SHAPE are you in?

I posted this last year and decided to share again. While we reflect on Black History Month, and give honor to those whose indelible print will forever be etched in the fabric of our being…I can’t help but wonder about the impact we are making not just in our own lives, but in the lives …

Breast Cancer Awareness

October is recognized as ‘Breast Cancer Awareness Month.’ The American Cancer Society (ACS) hosted kick-off events with Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, in communities all across the country, to raise awareness and funds to end breast cancer. Funds raised through Making Strides Against Breast Cancer have helped do the following: Fund Breast Cancer Research grants …

The Pursuit of Happiness

As I watched the display of fireworks popping off from my neighbors’ yards and again on TV during the Macy’s Fireworks Celebration, I couldn’t help but wonder what it really means for hundreds of thousands of people of the “free world.” Particularly, people my age, the over 50 population. Are we living the life we …

Older Americans Month

In recognition of #Older Americans Month, I am dedicating the Month of May to posting on services available to assist in the aiding and care of our loved ones, specifically our elderly. Having lost my mother three years ago to Alzheimer’s at the age of 72 (of which I will speak more on in a …

Father’s Love

How often do we take the time to celebrate fathers? On “Father’s Day” no doubt! So for this annual tribute, I want to acknowledge all fathers…past and present who have made a difference in the lives of their children…especially our Black fathers . Because of the historical ramifications of injustice and oppression that has afflicted …

10 Tips To A Healthier Lifestyle After 50

Reaching the age of 50 is a milestone for many of us. This mark comes accompanied by many new changes in medical diagnostics and often brings new health-related signals that will be important moving forward. Even if you have enjoyed 50+ years of good health, you’ve likely had to make some nutritional changes at some …

SIX ideas to find your life purpose at 50!

What can I do if I am struggling to find my life’s purpose at 50? First, understand that life at or after 50 is not the end of the road. We can reinvent ourselves and start new ventures and pursue new opportunities. Your age is not your biggest hurdle. Try one of these SIX ideas …

The Benefits of Writing

The benefits of Writing are vast. The following are just a few key benefits: Writing helps you preserve stories and memories that may otherwise be lost. Writing can entertain you and others which is a key factor to good health. Writing strengthens your imagination which can fill you with hope and joy. Writing helps you …

RETURNSHIPS

Companies are launching returnship programs to draw in applicants who may want to come back to work after being out of the workforce for some time. These are people who may have taken a career break to raise a family, care for elderly parents, or who went back to school. Returnships not only help the …