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25 Days of a Cozy Christmas in Midlife

25 Days of a Cozy Christmas in Midlife

Are you looking for ways to create a cozy Christmas? Whether you have a house full of family and friends, or it’s just you, these ideas will help in your efforts to have a cozy Christmas in midlife.

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10 Ways to Create a Stress Reducing Toolkit

10 Ways to Create a Stress Reducing Toolkit

Stress gets a bad rap today, but did you know that it is our body’s natural reaction to events where we feel threatened or perceive danger? When we lived in caves, stress was the bodily function that saved lives. It was the way that we honed reactions to situations that felt out-of-control. Here are 10 ways to create a stress reducing toolkit for a better peace of mind!

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3 Ways Jesus Practiced Self-Care

3 Ways Jesus Practiced Self-Care

3 Ways Jesus Practiced Self-Care September is National Self-Care Awareness Month. As moms nothing makes us feel more guilty than the thought we should take a break from caring for others and look after our own physical, mental, and spiritual needs. We think if we are...

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What is An Empty Nester?

What is An Empty Nester?

What is An Empty Nester? What is an Empty Nester? According to the Google dictionary it is a parent whose children have grown up and left home. I have always been a bit puzzled by the term because unlike birds, we do not abandon our nests when our children stop living...

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10 Midlife Self Care Ideas

10 Midlife Self Care Ideas

Are you taking care of yourself? This is a question I often ask myself. Am I taking care of myself? Am I doing the things that I know will help me in the long run? How do you practice midlife self care? Are you doing the things that you know will be to your benefit? I...

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7 Ways To Overcome Midlife Crisis If You Are a Woman

7 Ways To Overcome Midlife Crisis If You Are a Woman

What is a midlife crisis if you are a woman? We often think of men when we think of midlife crisis, but what is a midlife crisis if you are a woman? It can happen as your children leave home or from changing hormones or a realization that life has become rote.  Read...

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