When you think about “menopause” what comes to mind? Is it “something that happens to women wayyy older than me?” If so, you may want to think again. While the average age of completing menopause is 51, most of us start the process much earlier than that – and perimenopause, the period of gradual changes […]
The summer I turned 42, I took a solo hiking and camping trip in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula – by myself. Here’s how I prepped, what I bought, and how I kept myself safe and comfortable on my solo woman’s adventure.
If you want to start having more outdoor adventures, you may be wondering: “what “stuff” do I really need?” From sleeping bags and tents to cooking stoves and backpacks, here’s what’s in my current gear stash, as well as some of the things I am planning to buy in the next year or two.
Roughly translated, the Finnish word *sisu* means resilience, courage, fortitude.
While *hygge* invites us to linger by the fireplace under a blanket, protected from the driving snow, *sisu* demands that we strip off our clothes and propel, naked, into the snowbank.
And right now, there’s something about that flavor of grit and determination that just seems more appropriate than cocoa and candles, yes?
My guess is that those who have the best success with restrictive programs are also pairing them with a mindset of opportunity and possibility.
They’re not just giving up booze or Starbucks for 30 days; they’re making a concrete plan for what they’ll do with the extra money and time they “find.” They’re mentally filling the void left by the limitation, so that they’re running TOWARD toward something they want…not just AWAY from something they don’t.
With yoga studios offering more virtual options than ever before, now is the best time to develop a home yoga practice. Here’s why to start – and how.