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She Said It Better Than I Did – My Interview in Convene Magazine

A couple of weeks ago, Michelle Russell, Editor of Convene Magazine, sent me a message asking if she could interview me about our retreats – how they’re organized, how they’re different, why they work, why they change some women’s lives. “Me?” I thought. Why would a meetings-and-conventions magazine want to know anything about our gatherings?[…]

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Women At Woodstock 2017 In A Nutshell

For women over 50, a weekend getaway, retreat, networking event, workshops, yoga, fresh air, fabulous food, private consultations, and fun! Details on workshops & activities, and how to register. Spaces are getting filled so register today.

Andrea Peck

Myers Briggs – Honoring Ourselves and Our Differences

Do opposites really attract?  Sometimes.  But often those initially intriguing opposing traits present challenges to us and the people with whom we work, play, and love. Learn how the Myers Briggs assessment can contribute to a better understanding of ourselves and others.  Participants will take the assessment and learn how to apply this understanding to[…]

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Peggy Reskin – Women’s Rights Author – Coming To Women At Woodstock

Peggy Reskin is an author who came forward to share her story at just the right time: Now. We are in the midst of a powerful tidal wave of renewed activism, commitment, and determined solidarity in working for what is right. And that is the story that Peggy shares; of her own life, coming of[…]

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The Best Thing Since Sliced Bread: Apps & Software You Never Knew You Needed

We’re excited to bring you a fun, do-it-right-now workshop that shows you some amazing apps and software that will make you say, “Oh wow, this is so cool!!” But what if you’re one of those whose attitude is, “Who needs to learn new apps and new software? We’ve all gotten along just fine without –[…]

Colleen Geraghty

Colleen Geraghty to Lead “The Story Cottage” at WAW Writers Retreat 2017

I can’t tell you how pleased I am that Colleen Geraghty, a legend among writers in the Hudson Valley, an inspirational writing coach and published author in her own right, and, by the way, a woman who’s both deeply compassionate and funny as hell, will be teaching The Story Cottage at our Women At Woodstock Writers Retreat this[…]

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The Magical Word “Manifest” – Is It Hooey Or True?

When dreamy (aka flaky) people talk about how you can “manifest” something in your life – like love, money, or fame – by simply believing it will come to you, I want to gag. Talk about the ultimate magical thinking. And talk about enabling a person to sit in a passive state and feel/believe/expect that[…]

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Making Peace With Food

This morning I read an interesting article by Megan Cuzzolino on the Holstee website, about the whole crazy way so many of us regard our food consumption; as a series of “tox shock” episodes that build up “badness” in our bodies… that must then be purged away by a “detox cleanse” of some sort. What a terrible[…]

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WordPress vs. Social Media Workshop Poll Results: Drumroll, Please…

About a billion years ago I asked you to let me know what you would prefer for my workshop at Women At Woodstock this October. The choices were: SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING Ann’s “Magic Bullet” formula to integrate all your activities, do less work, and get better results WORDPRESS Ann’s crash course on design customization, SEO, security,[…]