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Julie Gorges
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Freelance Writer and Author
Freelance Writer and Author

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Every once in a while, I like to include a blog for those of you going down the road of menopausal madness. I’m a firm believer in humor and after thinking about how much menopause steals everything near and dear to our hearts – including our sleep, our sanity, and our figure, I came up with an idea for a funny blog I wrote for Hot Flash Daily. Here's a portion of that article - hope you enjoy!
 http://babyboomerbliss.net/the-arrest-of-mr-menopause/
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Three years ago, I turned the big 5-0. At first, I mourned the fact that I was getting older, but then I learned that my 50's can rock! Learn why you should embrace your age in my latest blog.
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Don't you just love the sound of that breezy, devil-may-care term: happy-go-lucky. I do! Want to adapt some of the mellow, cheerful, optimistic, and silly ways of happy-go-lucky people? Here are five ways to help you do so:
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In the final article of a three-part series about caring for a parent with dementia, I've shared some of my mixed emotions as a full-time caretaker as well as coping strategies that I'm learning along the way. You can check it out at:
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As i mentioned before, my Mom was recently diagnosed with Lewy body dementia. Here's Part 2 of my series on caring for a parent who has Alzheimer's or another type of dementia and the importance of an early diagnosis.
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Yesterday, my Mom was diagnosed by a neurologist with Lewy body dementia. This is inspiring a series of articles on my blog with information on caring for a parent with Alzheimer's or dementia. Here's Part One:
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I just heard about an Instagram account started by two mothers called “Love Your Lines.” The campaign encourages women to share photos of their stretch marks along with stories explaining why they have embraced the physical “imperfections” in their bodies. Love, love this! Inspired my blog about accepting our "flaws." To get into the spirit, I bravely included a photo of myself with no make-up in harsh light showing off my crows' feet and age spots! You can check it out in my latest blog.
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Five easy relaxation exercises to take you from crazy to calm in 15 minutes or less.
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The countdown is on! We have sold the house and must be out two weeks from today. Since moving is one of the most stressful events in life, I've listed five tips to help take some of the anxiety out of the process for those of you who are in the same shoes.
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People can tell a lot about you by your body language. As Martha Graham said, “The body never lies.” In fact, body language – - including your posture, the way you stand, sit, or walk, and your facial expressions – – can be a powerful tool that helps you be more successful and happier. Learn how you can improve your body language in my latest blog.
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