Dangling over the precipice of 40 – Part 2

August 11, 2010 by  
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Editor’s Note: Esther’s back reflecting on the blessings of her 30’s and choosing to feel positive, excited, and empowered about growing older. Alas, these changes which tend to bum me out all too often are also paired with some wonderful blessings and gifts which totally eluded me in my 20’s:

Dangling over the precipice of 40 – Part 1

August 9, 2010 by  
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Editor’s Note: Esther Kane’s a counselor, published author and a friend of Women at Forty. She’s also a woman on the verge of turning 40 herself. In her piece, Dangling Over the Precipice of 40, Esther candidly shares her emotions about approaching 40. In part 1 she talks about not realizing the beauty of her 20’s, until her body began to change in her 30’s. I can relate to a lot of what Esther writes about as she dangles over the precipice of 40…

Esther Kane on: Celebrating our authentic bodies

February 17, 2010 by  
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I want to cover a topic that I’ve wanted to speak to for a long time – plastic surgery. I must confess that this is an area I gave little attention to in the past as I have been in my ‘prime’ for a good number of years being young with good skin and a curvaceous body. However, I have just turned 38 and with the increase of years have also come some things I hate to admit have shocked me to the core.

Act your age not your shoe size: It’s ok to grow up

February 10, 2010 by  
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Prince may have said it best, but it’s a sentiment many of us can relate to. And lately, in the rush to proclaim 40 as the new 30 – or even 25 – we’ve noticed a trend of 40 year old women who seem, frankly, afraid to grow up.

I’m Fabulous, Right?

January 26, 2010 by  
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Today Women at Forty introduces Registered Clinical Counselor and fellow blogger Esther Kane. She is a practicing psychotherapist in Courtenay, Canada and has over a decade of experience counseling women and their loved ones. Today in her post “I’m fabulous, right?” Esther tackles the issue of the self-esteem roller coaster we sometimes find ourselves on…

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