Aging

We often hear of people hitting 50 and having a midlife crisis. The reality regarding midlife is that we likely hit that point in our 40’s based upon life expectancy. While that may seem depressing, it’s more a reminder for me to live my life fully. Since turning 40, I don’t believe I have experienced the cliche midlife […]

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On Never Getting Old

August 16, 2014

in Life Lessons

It is not length of life, but depth of life. – Ralph Waldo Emerson ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I am never going to get old. It’s not that I fear aging, but rather don’t want to be that person. The one who stops living life as an adventure because they hit a certain age. I don’t ever want to […]

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Eight years. That’s all that separates this busy mom of two (soon to be five) kids from the group known as empty nesters. While my days are normally spent attending client meetings, working in the office, cooking, shuttling kids to practices, exercising, and everything else I seem to squeeze in a single day, I was […]

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Twenty Years from Now

January 10, 2013

in Relationships

“Can you see yourself with him 20 years from now?” That’s what a friend asked me after I announced becoming engaged to Sean. Without hesitation, I told her I could see being with him in 20 years’ time. I explained, “Life would not be as much fun without sharing each day with him.” Sean possesses […]

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As we travel through life, are we learning any lessons along the way? ~~~~~~~~~~ The following list was compiled, not by a 90-year-old as the title suggests, but a 45-year-old-woman. The author expanded her lessons learned at 50 by adding an additional five. After reading through these valuable life lessons, read the story (and attribution […]

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Today’s guest writer, Patricia Iles, is one of the newest members of Studio30 Plus. After reading a piece she submitted to the S30P Community Blog, and reading her writing at Contemplating Happiness, I knew I wanted to invite Patricia to write for Naked Girl in a Dress. She has a beautiful outlook on life with […]

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