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Aging Ungracefully,Parenting

Authenticity: Life Lessons from my 18 Year-Old

It’s a bit of a cliché to say that we learn more from our children than we teach them. I...

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Aging Ungracefully,Self-development

Lifelong Learning: Cultivating Curiosity as we Age

Not long ago, I attended an all-day workshop on PowerPoint. It was designed for people who felt...

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Tips List,Work

Tips for Adulthood: Five Tools for Adopting a Growth Mindset

On occasional Wednesdays, I offer tips for adulthood. One of the things I enjoy most about my new...

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  • Authenticity: Life Lessons from my 18 Year-Old

    It’s a bit of a cliché to say that we learn more from our children than we teach them. I remember a close friend of mine coming to stay with us when her son was about six. They happened to show up on my husband’s birthday. When her son realized this, he produced a dollar […]

    Posted on June 14, 2019 0 comments
  • Lifelong Learning: Cultivating Curiosity as we Age

    Not long ago, I attended an all-day workshop on PowerPoint. It was designed for people who felt comfortable using the program, but who wanted to take it to the  next level. As I use slides all the time in my new consulting business, I thought it might be a useful skill to hone. It was. […]

    Posted on June 3, 2019 2 comments
  • Tips for Adulthood: Five Tools for Adopting a Growth Mindset

    On occasional Wednesdays, I offer tips for adulthood. One of the things I enjoy most about my new life as a communications consultant is the variety it brings. One day I’m coaching a student on how to write a doctoral thesis …another day I’m editing a policy briefing…and the next I’m delivering a workshop on life […]

    Posted on May 16, 2019 0 comments
  • Tips for Adulthood: Five Ways to Live Frugally Abroad

    I’ve been living abroad for twelve and a half years. One of the things I’ve noticed is how frugally our family lives in London compared to when we lived in the United States. Some of that has to do with the fact that I’ve worked freelance for a large chunk of that time period. And some […]

    Posted on May 8, 2019 0 comments
  • Tips for Adulthood: How to Cope with Sadness

    On occasional Wednesdays, I offer tips for adulthood. I’ve been feeling sad lately. For many years of my life, I pushed sad feelings away whenever they arose. I felt that if I just kept moving fast enough, I could out-run them. Often times, I did. But one of the things that happens as you age […]

    Posted on May 1, 2019 0 comments