Aging Gratefully

I choose to age gratefully

Since I wrote my last post about making a midlife change, I’ve been much more focused on my Top 10 Goals for 2019 . I have a pretty thorough plan, but I don’t have complete control of circumstances that arise. I DO have control of how I handle them, though. In just the past couple […] Read more…

Getting Fit at Midlife

The first thing I’m focusing on as I am making a point to celebrate midlife is my health! Have you seen Phyllis? or what about Joan? To get in my best shape, I need to make some major changes in my eating habits. I know what they are, I’ve eaten healthy most of my life. […] Read more…

organizing tools

3 ways to stay organized

Today, I’m sharing three tools that help me with my time management and to stay organized with blogging and really, most of my life. In my last post, I wrote about the challenges one can face when trying to be consistent. Time management is a stumbling block for many.  I find that I am able […] Read more…

8 ways to blog consistently

Lately, the one thing I am consistent with is my inconsistency. Yep, I’m owning it.  I will admit, I’m a little frustrated that I haven’t spent more time working on my blog. Consistently Inconsistent   Each week I have failed to write this post… on consistency of all things!  Ha! Each week, I have filled […] Read more…

It’s time for a midlife change…

Where do you turn when you’re going through a difficult life circumstance and it’s on your mind in the middle of the night?  I often pick up my tablet and click on google. Lately, it’s been about celebrating midlife after retirement. I will randomly stumble across a blog and learn from that blogger’s situation.  They […] Read more…

When a hard day gets harder

I finished my 2019 year plan on Friday, January 25. On Saturday, January 26,  my husband and I had decided it was time to go put our 16-year-old Maltese, Sparty, down.   We had accepted the fact that we were keeping him around more for us and it wasn’t the best thing for him. I […] Read more…

Sunshine Blogger Nomination

The Sunshine Bloggers Award is given from bloggers to bloggers, who inspire creativity and positivity, by bringing sunshine to the blogging community. It is a way of encouraging and supporting one another, and also to get to know fellow bloggers. I received a message from  Kim Cook,  For A Good Life After 50 letting me […] Read more…

Goal Planning

Now that you have done your brain dump, let’s start to organize those thoughts into a plan. If you would like me to mail you a copy of the forms that I use,  shoot me an  email melanie@mels2ndact.com STEP 1:  What do you have a true desire to get done in the next 12 months….. […] Read more…

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