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The Old Woman I Will Be

“I never even felt pretty until I turned sixty. But surprisingly I found I liked my sixty-year-old looks. And at 65, I feel quite beautiful. That’s such a lovely feeling. I’m keeping it.” Personal musings by author Nancy Roman at Not Quite Old, in which she contemplates the woman she’d like to be.” Source: The …

Stolen Time ⏰

There used to be all of the time in the world. Then I started a business. Then I got married. Then we had two kids. Now, … time is the most valuable thing there is. Every day, you can steal a little time. It’s as simple as waking up a little earlier or going to bed …

What Romance Means After 10 Years of Marriage

Photo: John Dominis/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images   After a decade of marriage, if things go well, you don’t need any more proof. What you have instead — and what I would argue is the most deeply romantic thing of all — is this palpable, reassuring sense that it’s okay to be a human being. …

Let it be

  Most of our unhappiness stems from the belief that our lives should be different than they are. We believe we have control – and our self-loathing and self-hatred comes from this idea that we should be able to change our circumstances, that we should be richer or hotter or better or happier. While self-responsibility is empowering, …