Monthly Archives: September 2012

OPINION: Rethinking Sleep

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September 28, 2012

Are you waking in the middle of the night? Do you need a nap at 4:00pm? Here’s good news- it could be normal and ok. Stop worrying, and take that sleep when you can get it because it looks like it the need for a standard 8 hours might be a misconception. From The
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How Keeping a Diary Makes You Happier and Better at Your Job

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September 28, 2012

Did you keep a diary as a kid?  Well, it may be time to get back to it.  A Harvard Business professor says that keeping a diary at work may make you better at your job. From The Atlantic: How Keeping a Diary Makes You Happier and Better at Your Job  Return Home
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How Much You Should Save By 35, 45, and 55

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September 27, 2012

It may be too late for you, but send this one to your kids. They need to start saving too and these easy to understand rules can help get them started. From Time: How Much You Should Save By 35, 45, and 55 Return Home
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Study Points to Health Problems with Genetically Modified Foods

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September 27, 2012

The battle between the pros and cons of genetically modified food still rages, and a recent French study has fanned the flames once again. The claim is that rats fed GMO corn developed health problems including tumors, and heart and kidney issues. Geneticists who are proponents of the GMOs criticized the report citing its
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Letting Children Share in Grief

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September 26, 2012

There was a time when people believed that under no circumstances should children be exposed to death, dying, and anything surrounding the subject–like funerals. Recently, that school of thought has changed and many children are now being encouraged to grieve and deal with their grief surrounded by friends and family, rather than go it
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New Reasons to Drink More Tea

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September 26, 2012

Perhaps the Brits had the right idea all along! Researchers in the “tea field” are extolling the drink’s benefits…and it’s not just as a late-afternoon calming break. They are claiming that tea can help with weight loss, heart health, and bone and muscle strength. So, pip, pip, cheerio…drink up! From The Atlantic: New Reasons
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Hooked on Being Hooked

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September 25, 2012

Please, tell me this won’t be coming to a college near me! Suspension- it’s the “art” of being suspended by hooks, and it’s happening world wide. From The Atlantic: Hooked on Being Hooked Return Home
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The 5 B’s: The Date I Don’t Want

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September 25, 2012
the 5 b's

The time has come to define, not what I am looking for in a mate, rather, what I don’t want.
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Divorced After 44 Years

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September 25, 2012
Divorces After 44 Years

As I was fighting for my financial security and trying to think logically, I cried. I cried in the car....
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Dating Again? Another Chardonnay, Please!

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September 25, 2012
Dating Again

My first glass of wine went down fast. We went through some of the preliminary background stuff...
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Dating: Rejected By Her

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September 25, 2012
rejected by her

She stopped returning messages many months ago. I really thought she was the love of my post-divorce life.
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Single Women Over 50

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September 25, 2012
Single Women Over 50

Develop a strategy for the next phase of your life, one with laughter and love, as well as lower costs.
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Dating After 50

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September 25, 2012
dating after 50

Having arrived early to a Match.com date, I was sitting in my car when I noticed a man hurriedly pulling on his jacket and running to the restaurant where we were to meet.  I just knew it was my date.  “Ah shit…”  I thought, “this one is not going to work.”  It was not
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Recreating Your Soul After Heartbreak

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September 25, 2012
Recreating Your Soul After Heartbreak

So often, after betrayal, we rage against the unfairness of it all.
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The 10-Minute Workout, Times Three

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September 25, 2012

Any gymrat will tell you that there are as many people who join a gym, attend for a month, and then quit, as there are regular members. While the dropouts’ excuses vary, many say they just have no time. Researchers were keeping that in mind when they investigated whether exercise could be as effective
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Complete list of winners from Emmy broadcast

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September 24, 2012

Missed last nights Emmys? Here are the winners! From AP Top News: Complete list of winners from Emmy broadcast Return Home
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SEE: Who is that burly shirtless man in a pink ballerina’s tutu?

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September 24, 2012

Look, all around you…it’s Bob Carey, breast cancer superhero…what a guy! Ever since his wife, Linda, had been diagnosed with breast cancer, Bob Carey has been photographing himself in a frilly pink tutu to raise awareness and money for the disease. He is also in the process of publishing a book of photos of
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Fat and Getting Fatter: U.S. obesity rates to soar by 2030

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September 24, 2012

If you think all you’ve heard and read about dieting and healthful eating is  having a positive effect on society, think again. A new report predicts that if Americans continue eating as they have been, “every state in the union could have an obesity rate above 44 percent by 2030.” From Reuters: Fat and
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THIS IS HOW FRENCH WOMEN LOSE WEIGHT

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September 21, 2012

WE CAN DO THIS TOO! Return Home
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Boomer Questionnaire: Where Will We Live Next?

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September 18, 2012
lifeboat

We reviewed what our friends were doing and then we made of list.
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