You don’t have to be Jewish to bask in the light of Hanukkah.

If there ever was a time when the world needed more  light, this would be it. Thankfully, Hanukkah, aka The Festival of Lights, is starting  today---just in the nick of time.  Here’s the story: Over 2,000 years ago, a small band of  faithful Jews fought one of the mightiest armies on earth to  take back their temple. Everything [...]

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THANKS FOR THE ANGST? (5 ways to find gratitude in almost anything.)

It's easy to be thankful for the mashed potatoes and gravy of our lives. You know, those rich, scrumptious moments when everything is going well. But what about when it isn't? What about those angst-filled, up-all-night-times that make us question what it's all about? If you're like me, you've had far too many of those [...]

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Why I’d rather age colorfully than gracefully.

Don't get me wrong. "Aging gracefully" is lovely. In a quiet, refined, elegant kind of way. Which is great, if that's "You." But it's definitely not "Me." I was never particularly graceful when I was younger. So, why would I suddenly become that way as I age? To me,  the term "aging gracefully" feels like a cultural corset that holds women to one tight standard. [...]

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