Tips To Make Your Blog More Popular

It seems that everyone (over 35) has a blog these days, so how can you make yours stand out from all the others. Well apart from doing something super gutsy like posting nude photos, (I'm sorry, I couldn't resist,) more

Are You Happy? Here’s what Happy Sounds Like

  Here's what Happy Sounds Like. I'd like to share: The Ten Keys to Happier Living based on a review of the latest research from psychology and related fields. Everyone's path to happiness is different, but the evidence suggests more

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Why Boomers Rock-They Will Revamp the Economy

  If you were born between 1946-1964, you belong to the baby boomers that rock club: "The wealthiest, most active, and most physically fit generation up to that time." (Wikipedia.) Unlike our parent's generation, today's baby boomers are looking more

Broads Abroad Travel Network – Why Women Connect

  I believe Boomer women are looking for adventure. As we know, women are great at connecting online, and in person. We only need to look at the vast number of online groups created by women, and how women's more

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Self-Reflection: Why I Wrote a Novel

"Self-Reflection" My Gutsy Story® by D. Helene.   When I chose to become a journalist, I did so because of my passion for writing, always assuming I’d have enough money to live. I did pretty well living more

Why I’m Celebrating Peace Corps Week

As many of you know, I have a strong desire to serve in the Peace Corps. Things did not go as smoothly as I had hoped, but I am keeping my fingers crossed this time. more

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A Memoir Can be Hard to Write—But You Can Do It!

A Memoir Can be Hard to Write—But You Can Do It! (I am hosting Denis Ledoux on my blog to share his e-books: How to Start to Write Your Memoir which is Book One in the more

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Does it Take Guts to Leave a Marriage?

  I was talking to Donna, an author and a life coach, about ideas for my next blog post. Donna knows my theme is "Gutsy Living" and she texted me, "It takes guts to leave a marriage... more

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“Choosing One’s Battles Wisely”

“Choosing One’s Battles Wisely” “My Gutsy Story®” Donna L. Friess “Choosing one’s battles” that’s good advice as it illustrates another way to live a gutsy life. It takes guts to hold back one’s emotions and not jump more

How I’m Saving Money With Airbnb

    Have you ever thought of renting a castle, a houseboat at the foot of the Eiffel Tower, or a cute, inexpensive apartment in your favorite city? If so, airbnb might be the community you're looking for. What more