"Women always try to tame themselves as they get older, but the ones that look best are often a bit wilder. Thinking about age all the time is the biggest prison women can make for themselves." ~ Miuccia Prada
Do I feel beautiful?
I am pondering this question as I approach my 59 th birthday. Why is this on my mind? Am I thinking about this because my big "6-0" is only a year away, or am I simply checking in with my inner self?
Perhaps it's a bit of both. We are all familiar with the phrase, "Beauty is in the eye of the beholder." Well, I am beholding me…so I must be beautiful, right?
It occurred to me that the times when I feel most beautiful, are also the times I feel strong and confident. When I am speaking my truth, being myself, and banishing the critical voice I hear in my head (my SUMO) - confidence is my middle name. For years, I would get into the wrestling ring with my Sumo. Sensing his overwhelming heaviness and the force of his criticism, I would collapseRead More »from Menopause Mondays: A Different Kind of “Change”