I Turned to the Divine Feminine in Dire Moments of Hardship and Pain

I grew up being conditioned to serve others over my own wants and needs and not complain about it. With that behavior disorder I destroyed a lot of opportunities for my Self to create the life I envisioned to have.Can you relate? I talked about it in a recent podcast chat with Esther, a wonderfulContinue reading “I Turned to the Divine Feminine in Dire Moments of Hardship and Pain”

Life is Short & The Courage to Greatness

The last few days following the Memorial Day weekend had me in a tangle. A crude realization to a lingering topic came crushing in when I visited a ‘substitute memorial site’ far from my California home for a dear loved one I had to honor this Memorial Day* for the first time. While I wasContinue reading “Life is Short & The Courage to Greatness”

You Are On Social Media? You Are A Personal Brand!

Are you on social media? I am, of course. I love seeing what people are up to and connect with those I have common interests with. While scrolling through today’s feed on Facebook, the ‘Memories’ reminder popped up and I went down a rabbit hole of thoughts I found worthwhile sharing. I hope this ignitesContinue reading “You Are On Social Media? You Are A Personal Brand!”

Challenging Menopause

Yesterday I posted in the spirit of the moment a reel on Instagram because I was just so damn thankful! (I included it at the end of the post.) The caption read:—Feeling fabulous and beautiful in my 50’s!Thanks to renewed self-love and this BFF!Thank you Isagenix for overdelivering on your values in ‘The Art OfContinue reading “Challenging Menopause”

Age is a Timeline of Personal Evolution

This is 54 vs 49…me today vs 5 years ago…in a tiny German village vs a big city in California. Same outfit. Evolved attitude!(Though working on getting my beach body back. I know…don’t say it!) But this post isn’t about my age and age per se. It’s what I realized age to be.So hear meContinue reading “Age is a Timeline of Personal Evolution”

What the heck is ‘Lebenskunst’? And why did you name your blog so?

An example of a brand name In the process of developing our identity, our brand, there are certain keywords that keep coming up. Eventually they become our motto, words we live by that help give us a sense of direction and purpose. For me it was ‘Lebenskunst’ and the process of inventing, developing and evolvingContinue reading “What the heck is ‘Lebenskunst’? And why did you name your blog so?”

Confession: I Was A Shit-show Of A Role Model

Honest Moment:This quote by TR is another great inspiration to ponder on when hitting that crucial (midlife) fork in the road. (Mid-)Life Crisis really is a gift. It presents one of the best opportunities, perhaps the most exciting one, to finally conquer change to level up and truly design the next chapter in our life.Continue reading “Confession: I Was A Shit-show Of A Role Model”

Struggling to find your focus in #lifeaftercorporate?

Change and finding one’s new purpose (in life) takes time and can be damn hard, especially after leaving a corporate career due to entering retirement or ‘being entered into retirement early’ (aka: losing a job). It is difficult today for many women my age at 50+, to find a new job that is fulfilling, adequateContinue reading “Struggling to find your focus in #lifeaftercorporate?”