If Cars Could Talk….

Posted on June 25th, 2014 by - 0 comments

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All Together Now, Let’s Yodel – ‘Older Ladeez!’ You’ll love this video

Posted on June 23rd, 2014 by - 1 comment

I defy you to watch this video and not smile. I love it! Thanks to DonnaLou Stevens. In fact I loved it so much I contributed to her fund to make more videos. We need many more positive images of older women out there. If you’re interested there’s more information on that in this link. Older Ladies Are Divine! If the video doesn’t open for you click here to go to the You Tube page RenewYou, for all women, any

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Are You Sexist?

Posted on June 20th, 2014 by - 1 comment

I’m pretty sure I am sometimes. I know, what an admission to make! If, like me, you’ve grown up through the fifties, sixties & seventies you will have internalised a lot of institutionalised sexism and not even realise it. I remember the first time I saw a woman driving a bus. For an instant (until my sexist rule came into play) I was flabbergasted. Why? Because up until that point I’d only seen men driving buses so it looked ‘odd’.

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Women Over 50 Get a New Super Power!

Posted on June 19th, 2014 by - 0 comments

Yes, it’s true. Once you’re over 50 you can become invisible! At least in the media and films you will be…. This is part of an email I received from Ann Cameron, a Canadian lawyer: In 2006, two English friends of mine and I were talking about the lack of aspirational film roles for women over age 50. Yes, there were a few films featuring noted older performers, but nothing that left you feeling better about being older and/or changing

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Is Kindness Under-Rated at Work?

Posted on June 18th, 2014 by - 5 comments

One of the qualities I  value most in people is kindness; they could be brilliant at what they do, at the top of their field, earning a fortune, but if they are carelessly unkind they cut no ice with me. In my experience kindness is somewhat under rated in the world of work. It rarely features on any job description and people are not usually praised at annual review for being kind. It probably comes under the heading of ‘soft

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Dreams Can Come True!

Posted on June 16th, 2014 by - 0 comments

We’ve been busy getting ready for our London Licensing course for the last few weeks.  It feels like quite a milestone. In February 2013 there was just one RenewYou specialist. Me. Last year I did something I’d thought about for years but for one reason and another I hadn’t done anything about it. Which meant my dream stayed a dream, as dreams do until you take your courage in your hands and actually do something. Of course I was a

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