A reader asked how I cope with the fear of traveling solo — especially since I’m going to India alone in less than a week! I’m not a single female traveler, nor am I widowed or divorced. On the contrary, I’m a happily married woman going on a spiritual pilgrimage into the second half of life.
Laurie Pawlik-Kienlen, MSW, is the author of Growing Forward When You Can't Go Back. She created the "She Blossoms" blog and book family; her degrees are in Psych, Education and Social Work from the U of A and UBC. She lives in a treehouse near a forest in Vancouver, Canada.
How would your life change if it was an open book? You have stories and secrets you haven’t told anyone…and everything would be different if you were honest with yourself and others.
Some of us want to go home for the holidays, but can’t. Home isn’t what it used to be. Others of us don’t want to go home for Christmas, perhaps for the exact same reason. Home isn’t what it used to be.
According to the emergency room doctor, pericarditis is surprisingly common in women over 50. And since women 50+ like to travel, traveling with pericarditis is also quite common! If you’re planning a trip and you’ve been diagnosed with pericarditis or a form of pericardial heart disease, you’ve landed in the right place.