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.
women in business
Maybe, like me, you can’t spend money without feeling anxious. Maybe you’re worried about running out of money and losing everything. What if you become homeless, or have to live in your car? What if you can’t pay for your medications, your kids’ school supplies and clothes, your pet’s food and treats?
Starting college, getting a university degree, or even going back to school part-time to audit a class can be intimidating and even scary for women over fifty. I’m speaking from experience; I went back to school last week and am surrounded by students half my age.
You hoped for good news: a job promotion, high sales figures, a business investment…and you were let down. My tips on how to deal with a disappointment in your life (more specifically, disappointing news at work) are inspired by a problem I’m experiencing in my writing career right now.
One of the first businesses I started was writing life histories, so I was excited to discover that a friend is considering starting her own memoir writing business. “How much did you charge to write a life history?” she asked… Read More »How to Start a Life History Writing Business