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Starting Over

4 Great Tips To Help You Move Happily On After Divorce

Kat Forsythe, MSW | Posted 07.22.2014 | Fifty
Kat Forsythe, MSW

Last weekend, I attended a fundraiser. There was lots of talk of safaris and visiting the Galapagos. A gentleman offered me a glass of bubbly. I spotted a hefty gold band on his left hand. (Married. We single women notice.) So as we sipped, I queried him about his recent travel adventures with his wife.

Her Husband Asked Her To Take A Trip – 47 States Later, This Couple Lives Life On The Road, Permanently!

Posted 07.09.2014 | MarloThomas

"One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don't have to ha...

5 Ways to Deal with Dating Burnout

Dr. Shannon Kolakowski | Posted 06.24.2014 | Women
Dr. Shannon Kolakowski

It's very hard to feel positive about dating if you're burned out. You don't have to deny that you're having a hard time. In fact, it's helpful to validate your own emotional experience, rather than beat yourself up for feeling down.

How Fitness Helped Me Grieve and Start My Life Over Again

Michelle E. Steinke | Posted 06.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Michelle E. Steinke

The exercise literally saved my life when I felt like I had none left. The exercise became a necessity and a driving force beyond loss. I also started the project of living my late husbands bucket list, as a way to honor my past will living a full, fit, and exciting future.

Born With A Deformity That Caused Her To Hide Her Face, This Woman Now Captivates Audiences -- From 35 Feet Off The Ground

Posted 06.18.2014 | MarloThomas

"One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don't have to ha...

A Warehouse Full Of Mannequins Led To A New Business Venture -- And Nearly A Million Dollars In Revenue

Posted 06.11.2014 | MarloThomas

"One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don't have to ha...

Alena Hall

She Was Living Life As A 'Money-Making Machine.' Now She Lives On A Sailboat.

HuffingtonPost.com | Alena Hall | Posted 05.14.2014 | Healthy Living

Cheryl Grant spent decades of her life working herself into the ground, thinking that overtime pay would bring her the security and fulfillment she cr...

The Sky Is Always Bluer on the Other Side (And It Doesn't Hurt to Be in Italy)

Kat Bern | Posted 07.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Kat Bern

And if I was planning an exotic trip, the expectation of a great time in a foreign country would probably distract me from realizing that I could be spending every day in that state of happiness while at home. Life is a funny thing. You usually keep looking far away for things that you could have right next to you.

Bad Day? This Will Help Put It In Perspective

Posted 04.30.2014 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

Conscious Uncoupling

Tammy Nelson, Ph.D. | Posted 05.27.2014 | Divorce
Tammy Nelson, Ph.D.

It makes sense that a divorce will trigger all of our defenses and that it will be hard to stay conscious in those moments. Understanding that you are committing to being intentional because it is in your best interest and the interests of your children can remind you that there is a better way.

A Picture Perfect Weekend Led This Mother Of Two To Give Her Dream A Shot

Posted 03.19.2014 | MarloThomas

"One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don't have to ha...

Hitting Basement

Erin Donovan | Posted 05.12.2014 | Parents
Erin Donovan

There are endless jokes about the indignity of moving into your parent's basement. It's worse when you have to move into a basement that doesn't belong to your parents. A basement that is not your parents represents a regression, a depression, like no other.

Mother of Two Cooks Up A Taste Of Home, And Builds A Million Dollar Business

Posted 03.13.2014 | MarloThomas

One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don't have to han...

7 Steps To A Brand New You In Midlife

Jennifer Boykin | Posted 03.31.2014 | Fifty
Jennifer Boykin

Suppose you meant to make a change in your life. Perhaps you wanted to lose weight, or write a book. Perhaps you meant to develop a better exercise routine or finish a degree.

So She Says, 'OMG, My Life Is Falling Apart!'

Akoshia Yoba | Posted 03.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Akoshia Yoba

We can get caught up in the "why upset the apple cart" type of thought patterns and convince ourselves that it's okay to stay within the limitations of our current experience of "success." Playing it safe has its downside; it keeps us smaller than we are meant to be.

How to Invest in Yourself and Watch Your Life Change in 2014

Carrie Smith | Posted 03.03.2014 | Business
Carrie Smith

Being around people with a poverty mindset will keep you in your current financial state, if not make it worse. Goals like becoming debt free are tough, so you'll need a like-minded group of people to encourage you along the way.

40 Ways to Reinvent Yourself in 2014

Russell C. Smith | Posted 02.16.2014 | Impact
Russell C. Smith

1. Write a list. Words you put on the page or screen have the power to turn your ideas into actions.

How I Began Life Over Again After The Death Of My Husband

Jamie Greenebaum | Posted 02.11.2014 | Fifty
Jamie Greenebaum

After two exhaustive rounds of chemotherapy over a couple of years, Robert, my husband of 42 years, could just not ever get warm. The heat was set up high, there were heaters in every room and we got an electric blanket for the bed.

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet for Reinventing Yourself

James Altucher | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
James Altucher

Here are the rules: I've been at zero a few times, come back a few times, and done it over and over. I've started entire new careers. People who knew me then, don't me now. And so on. This is what worked for me.

A Run-In With A Rodent Turned This Mother Of Two Into A Millionaire!

Posted 10.30.2013 | MarloThomas

One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don't have to han...

Life: The Sequel

Sherri Kuhn | Posted 12.22.2013 | Fifty
Sherri Kuhn

The clock continues to tick away the minutes and hours, no faster or slower than before. But I feel the loss of time as it slides out the door. Time I won't get back.

The Perils of Other People's Bucket Lists

Susan McCorkindale | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Susan McCorkindale

This is what comes of marrying a man's man. An adrenaline junkie. A man with boundless energy and zero fear.

The 2 Things You Need To Successfully Reinvent Yourself

Sharon Greenthal | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Sharon Greenthal

More magazine is the mother of all reinvention magazines. Every month, it seems, there's another story about a woman who quit her high-paying job as a corporate attorney/brain surgeon/college professor to follow her passion and make dreamcatchers/bake gluten-free cupcakes/start a philanthropic foundation. With shiny, happy faces, these women tell us that YES! we can do it too. We can reinvent ourselves and have a whole new life... if we just try.

Use the Good Stuff

Jennifer Ball | Posted 10.06.2013 | Divorce
Jennifer Ball

I told her that when my husband left, he didn't ask for anything. Not a single photograph. Not any artwork the kids had made. He wanted nothing, not a single remnant nor reminder of our 15 years together.

Yesterday

Nate Holzapfel | Posted 07.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Nate Holzapfel

The level of guilt we feel often dictates the length of time we take to get over what ever it is we have done. Some people, even though forgiven by those they have wronged, never forgive themselves, making every tomorrow a yesterday before it even happens.