“I always say, ‘Do you have a body? Then you’re swimsuit ready.’ That’s all you need to worry about.” ~ Emily Ratajkowski Memorial Day Weekend This weekend begins the unofficial kick off to summer in the US. In a normal year, we would be coming out of hibernation, remembering and honoring not just the sacrifices of our military, but also ….
“We have to be able to grow up. Our wrinkles are our medals of the passage of life. They are what we have been through and who we want to be.” ~ Lauren Hutton Aging I have always considered birthdays more of a milestone then the changing of the year. Yes, a new year begins with people making all of ….
“I’m a sucker for good black skirts and pretty little shirts and kooky tops. I have to admit that shopping satisfies my craving for immediate gratification.” ~ Sophie Ellis-Bextor Embracing Fashion and Myself It has taken me awhile to come into my fashion comfort zone. Perhaps it is age, wisdom, or excuse the language just not giving an expletive anymore. ….
“Being pampered is great, but sometimes I like to do those things myself because it’s a little therapeutic and gives me some downtime for myself – and I need that.” ~ Annie Ilonzeh Sunday Spa Days We all need a little TLC from time to time, and spa days are the perfect way to do that. There is something incredibly ….
“Time is only an idea. There is only the Reality. Whatever you think it is, it looks like that. If you call it time, it is time. If you call it existence, it is existence, and so on. After calling it time, you divide it into days and nights, months, years, hours, minutes, etc. Time is immaterial for the Path ….
Learning lessons is a little like reaching maturity. You’re not suddenly more happy, wealthy, or powerful, but you understand the world around you better, and you’re at peace with yourself. Learning life’s lessons is not about making your life perfect, but about seeing life as it was meant to be. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross I have joked for weeks about being 21 ….
“I am not someone who is ashamed of my past. I’m actually really proud. I know I made a lot of mistakes, but they, in turn, were my life lessons.” ~ Drew Barrymore It is true what they say with age comes maturity. With another “21” Birthday here, I can’t help, but be reflective of some of the lessons I ….
“Let us never know what old age is. Let us know the happiness time brings, not count the years.” Ausonius I don’t know many people who get excited about aging. Birthdays, yes. That number that changes each year, no. Yet, there are some great benefits that come with . No not the grey hair or the wrinkles. But inner wisdom ….
“You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ‘I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.’ ” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt I have an unnatural (or perhaps natural?) fear of heights. I have since I was ….
“This archaic idea – that a woman who is unmarried and childless at 30 is somehow unnatural – will probably always exist, and, like most social standards, it is ridiculous.” ~ Beth Ditto This world is as incredible as it can be harsh. It can be as care free as it can be filled with pressures and opinions. I have touched ….