Caregivers: Take Care of Yourself

This week, Women At Woodstock welcomes guest blogger, Ann Shannon. She shares some of her story on becoming a caregiver and the importance of self-care. Caregivers: Take Care of Yourself Not long ago, I became a caregiver for my Mom. She suffered a stroke, which led to complete paralysis on her right side. Thankfully, she

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Sharing Our Desires With Women Who Get It

Barbara Cummings

I like this recent blog post by Barbara Cummings, one of our Experts from WAW 2012. Favorite quote: “Desires fill us with a sense of hope and happiness when we daydream about them. They are not always understood by others and sometimes, if we express them to someone, their reaction might be, ‘Why would you

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Free Webinar on Staying Productive & Sane This Holiday Season

Janet M. Neal

Janet Neal, who taught us about living a Should-Free Life in our Take Action workshops at Women At Woodstock 2013, is offering a free webinar next week whose title, I bet, will resonate with you: “5 Ways to Keep Productive and Sane During the Holidays.”  It’s on November 18 at noon eastern, it’s free, and

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When You Tell Your Friends Take Care – Really Mean It

Zerlina Maxwell

I just saw this great article by Zerlina Maxwell on how self care is not selfish, thanks to Suzanne Braun Levine’s recent Facebook post. Thank you, Suzanne, for mentioning that Women At Woodstock is based on the premise of exactly that: take care of yourself – and your dreams and aspirations – and never for

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