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Aging My Way!

Part 1

My impromptu exploratory, adventure trip to the end of America!

My Road Trip to the End of America!

Did you even know there was a place referred to as the ‘End of America?’ Well, I did not until my BFF, Theresa, who had been scheduled for a cruise, called to tell me her cruise had been postponed due to the Omicron virus and she had 10-days free and absolutely did not want to stay home! She then asked me … “Want to go on an exploration road trip to the end of America, with me?” We would leave about a week out. I hesitated and said I would let her know. Two days out, I said a resounding “YES!” My seasonal Wholistic Wellness Webinar – Winter Session was scheduled for that Saturday morning, the day she wanted to leave. Needless to say, I was up late packing and preparing my food. Because I eat primarily organic vegan I knew I needed to prepare enough food for 10 days! My webinar ended at 10:00 a.m.. By 10:30 a.m. we were on the road to what would become one of the most fun, free flowing and adventurous 3,000 mile road trips either of us had ever experienced!!!

“Want to go on an exploration road trip to the End of America?”

Theresa asked me

A little bit about Theresa she loves to travel. She subscribes to various travel magazines and browses through them regularly. When she sees something that is of interest to her, she tears the page out and puts it in one of her folders, i.e., U.S. Travel, International Travel, Food. Although this was an impromptu trip, she knew places she wanted to visit. Theresa is a planner and coordinates great groups trips. This trip, though impromptu and loosely planned, she confessed, was her first time traveling like this … no specific itinerary. And, did I said she drove … she did all the driving.

Theresa retired from the Army after 22 years of service. She was a Master Sergeant. This is important to note because she is very detailed and very organized and very time conscious. She is a realtor, property manager and caregiver. I must mention that caregiving was not in her plans, but she does it because she has such a good heart and compassion for her business partner. I will have her featured as a guest blogger to share about some of her travels! BTW, Theresa is 69 years young!

Now, a little bit about me … As a 73 year old, I love to be adventurous and try new, fun activities. These ventures include backpacking in the Rocky Mountains, hiking in the North Georgia Mountains and the jungles of Belize, kayaking, whitewater rafting, spelunking, zip lining and almost any other adventure you can think of … notice, I did say almost! There will be more on my outdoor adventures in future blogs. Getting back to the adventure at hand … we were off! Quite frankly, all I knew is that our primary destination was the end of America! I trusted Theresa, as I have been on many of her group trips, so I was not concerned at all about the itinerary. Besides, on this exploration trip, we would evaluate destinations for a future group trip.

I too, organize group trips, plus fun outdoor activities. I usually plan big trips for my birthday. My last big trip was 14 days in September 2019 to Africa, including stops in South Africa, Cape Town, Johannesburg, Soweto, Victoria Falls, a Kruger National Park Safari, a Riverboat Safari on the Zambezi River where we saw crocodiles, elephants, hippos and other wildlife, among other destinations … I will have a future blog about the South Africa trip. I have a monthly online newsletter and three Meetup groups, i.e. Atlanta African American Adventurers, Atlanta African American Baby Boomers and OPALs – Older People with Active Lifestyles. I am also a community partner with AARP Georgia for whom I lead Weekly Wellness Walks, DeKalb County Parks and Recreation, REI and the Georgia Conservancy. I also volunteer with the National Parks Service, Atlanta Regional Commission, Georgia Golden Olympics, and the National Senior Games Association. You can learn a little more about me at my website, So, you can see, I keep myself pretty engaged!

The Journey … Our first stop was Charleston, SC. We scouted the area for possible hotels in which we could stay with the group. Additionally, we went to the ‘City Market’ and looked for other activities in which we could engage with the group. We traveled 420 miles on our first day. We stayed overnight in Waterboro, SC. One of the good things about this road trip, because we were not on a tight timetable, we made sure Theresa was well rested. We got back on the road at 8:30 a.m. for Day 2.

We continued on to Beaufort SC where we crossed the ‘turning bridge’ (see the photo) and made a stop at the Gullah Geechee Visitor’s Center and then on to Penn Center on St. Helena Island. I was very happy to stop at Penn Center. When I was still in my hometown, Detroit, Michigan, I worked with Dr. Charles H. Wright, the founder of one of the first cultural institutions of its kind in the United States, The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History. I had visited his first African American Museum that he opened in 1966, which was housed in a trailer. I bought a charcoal drawing of Paul Robeson, which I still cherish. The museum eventually moved to a much larger building and then to the magnificent edifice that houses it today. Dr. Wright referred to me as his ‘Girl Friday.’ Understand that he was 30 years older than me, so him referring to me as his ‘Girl Friday’ was an endearing term which meant he turned to me to do many different things for him. It was my pleasure and honor to work with him and his wife Dr. Roberta Wright on several projects including campaigning for a Paul Robeson U.S. Postal Stamp which was released in 2004, and adopting one of the buildings on the Penn Center grounds that provides housing for those who stay on the campus. Audrey Johnson, who I worked with at Michigan Bell, worked there as one of the directors. I must add, Audrey is also the reason I relocated to Atlanta, GA. So, you see, it was quite enlightening and brought back many memories to visit there again, after more than 20 years, and to see how it has progressed.

We visited Hilton Head Island where the Historic Mitchelville Freedom Park is located. We took the Self-Guided tour to learn about this first self-governed town of the formerly enslaved in the United States.

Day 2 took us to Savannah Georgia where we visited a potential hotel for the group stay. It was a very good visit. The manager of the hotel shared some great information about local tours that cover the African American culture in the area.

We continued in Georgia where we visited the Brunswick African American Culture Center to view a new mural painting of Ahmaud Aubry by Marvin Weeks. Today we only traveled 186 miles. We did a lot of sightseeing, and as always, although our trips are fun and adventurous, we also make them educational. It was a wonderful day … 606 miles traveled so far with more than 2,400 miles to go for our road trip!

Stay tuned for Part 2 of …

My Road Trip to the End of America

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Making Healthy Living a Lifestyle

This is an introduction to my upcoming series of “How’ to Make Healthy Living a Lifestyle. Each post will include Valuable Tips to Help You Achieve Your Healthy Lifestyle Goals.  There will also be free online video/tele-seminars offered.  Stay tuned… 

Every May is Older Americans Month. The 2017 theme is Aging Out Loud! It was first started in 1963 when President John F. Kennedy met with members of the National Senior Citizens Council. It was known then as Senior Citizens month, with the primary purpose of acknowledging the contributions to our country by men and women age 65 and older.
As everything evolves to keep up with societal changes, so too has Older Americans Month (OAM). This year the theme of ‘Age Out Loud’ was chosen to give aging a new voice, one that highlights the progress and new developments of our aging population. We are the generation who continues to set trends as we ‘disrupt aging’ as described by AARP CEO JoAnn Jenkins in her book of the same name.
I was just 14 years old when Older Americans Month was established. At that time, I had not heard of it, and quite frankly, would not have been interested if I had. I was in high school and being of the baby boomer generation, I was busy living out loud back then. Well, here it is 54 years later, and as a forever embedded member of the baby boomer generation, I am now, really Living Out Loud! I, along with many others are taking charge of our lives, striving for wellness, focusing on independence, and advocating for ourselves and others. There is no doubt that what it means to age has changed through the years, and OAM 2017 is a perfect opportunity erase the old stereotypes, and recognize and celebrate what getting older looks like today.
The baby boomer generation is known for changing the direction of America as we set trends and new directions throughout the years. Now, as a 68-year-old, I, along with many of my cohorts are still setting trends. We are changing the conversation of older Americans by confronting the old stereotypes and living our best life now! We are maintaining our health, independence, and experiencing new life adventures! We have a reasonably good quality of life, and are embracing the joys of aging!’
Did you know that by the year 2050 for the first time ever, the world population will have more people over the age of 65, than children age 5 and younger? According to the Harvard School of Public Health, boomers are expected to live longer than any other generation. Acknowledging that trend, it only stands to reason that as our life expectancy is extended, we want to maintain a good quality of life, that includes being healthy, happy and spiritually grounded!
My inspiration to help me on the path to disrupt the platitudinal aging process comes from some older Americans I know personally, who are older than me. I want to introduce you to just a few of them:

1) Ernestine Shepherd, the Guinness Book of World Records oldest female body builder. Ernestine didn’t start her health routine until she was 56 years old, which resulted in her becoming a body builder. Ernestine is now 80 years old and continues to body build and lead a healthy lifestyle;


2) Alpha Bennett, a 78-year-old great-grandmother was inspired after completing her first triathlon at age 49 to take on new ventures that included running and cycling. She has participated in mud challenges, and spelunking. Recently she was a chaperone to a bicycle ride from Durham, N.C. to St. Augustine, Florida for about 20 young people from the ages of 8 to 17. It took them almost 2-weeks and their overnight accommodations were tents! Alpha continues to travel the world to participate in bicycle rides which includes places like Italy, Spain, and Europe;

3) Fitness Guru, Eddie Nelson, now 77 years-old, has participated in various Senior Olympic Games where he competed in the 100 Meter Dash, Discus, Javelin, Hammer Throw, Triple Jump and Weight Throw. He has a myriad of gold medals he has earned in the various competitions. Eddie has been featured in Ripley’s Believe It or Not twice, FLEX magazine, on billboards and on TV. He is also the author of Old School Workout. However, what I want to emphasize here is that at age 74 Eddie was diagnosed with esophagus cancer. No doubt, he was devastated and didn’t understand because he was living a healthy lifestyle. Well, because of his lifestyle, according to his doctor, Eddie was able to defeat the cancer and, in less than 2-years, he is back to his physical fitness regime as though the cancer never existed;
4) Then there is 84-year-old Don who walks about 2-miles every day. What is so amazing about Don is that he has had major back surgery and refused to give up on life! How about you? Have you given up, or are you living out loud?

I share these stories to inspire you, man or woman, that growing old gracefully is more than a cliché, it is a reality that we can all experience, if we so choose, as those men and women are doing, I have shared with you. Remember, our future levels of health, wellness and wellbeing depends on the choices we make today. It is never too late to make better choices!

Now, I will go full circle and share some highlights of my personal story with you. I will start by mentioning some of the recognitions I have received that includes a ‘Profiles in Positive Aging’ award from LeadingAge Georgia. Can you even imagine the elation I felt upon receiving this award for just living my life … doing what I do! I love the things I do and knowing that I am providing indelible experiences to others and helping them lead their best life truly warms my heart. I have been featured on CNN’s AccentHealth network, selected by the Huffington Post / The TODAY Show as one of 50 Over 50 who Reinvented Themselves, and on the cover of a Special Edition of the GirlFriends magazine for the White House Conference on Aging, among other recognitions. I am highly seasoned and savoring the spices of life as I celebrate the joys of aging. I love this life!
One of the most significant days of my life was the last day of my 49th year. I had a doctor’s appointment. What made this appointment consequential, unlike any previous doctor appointments, I was told that I was pre-hypertensive. I couldn’t believe it! I had owned several health food stores and thought I was in great health. This proved to be a pivotal day in my life. Before I even left the doctor’s office, I decided I did not want to take medications and that I would make better choices to improve my health naturally so I could alleviate my potential for hypertension.
During that ensuing year, when I was 50 years old, I was introduced to the Senior Olympic Games. I joined a senior women’s basketball team. I was never an athletic person. This was all new to me. I knew I wanted to become more physically active. This, I thought was a perfect opportunity. I was having fun, meeting/making new friends, learning something new, being more physically active, and according to the coach, I would have the opportunity to travel around the country! I went on to earn, along with my team members, gold and silver medals as we competed in local competitions, state tournaments and the World Senior Games and National Senior Olympics. As I reflect, I have continued to be active for more than 18 years now and will be participating in the National Senior Games this June in Birmingham, Alabama. However, I have expanded by athleticism to include cycling and race walking.
As a result of my newfound adventurous spirit, at age 56, I went on my first hike, trekking Blood Mountain, a connector trail to the 2,200-mile Appalachian Trail, in North Georgia. Wow … I discovered a passion I did not know was hidden inside of me. A passion for the outdoors! This is significant keeping in mind that I was raised as an urban city girl, who never really enjoyed parks or being outdoors. That hike marked a momentous point in my life. By age 60 I had organized my own hiking group after becoming a Certified Outings Leader through the Sierra Club. Now, for more than 8 years I continue to lead monthly group hikes to share the wonderment of Mother Nature and the great outdoors with others.
To celebrate my 65th birthday, I led a group of friends hiking the Bright Angel trail at the Grand Canyon. Hiking really brought out my adventurous spirit so much so that I added other outdoor group activities that include zip lining, white water rafting, kayaking, camping, tree climbing, spelunking, backpacking and others. I am having so much fun, I could say, I am living my second childhood … what a blast!
Often, I am asked if I am retired, my response is simply, “I am not retired, I am rejuvenated!” With that said, I encourage you to live your dreams … live your best life now … Age Out Loud and celebrate the joys of aging every month, and on into the future!

Carolyn is a Healthy Lifestyle Coach & Outdoor Adventure Leader, a professional speaker, trainer and writer. She is the recipient of a LeadingAge Georgia – Profiles in Positive Aging Award, representing AARP. She was selected as a National Association of Professional Women VIP of the year (2016-2017); In January 2017 she was featured in the Atlanta Journal Constitution (AJC) newspaper, has been interviewed on several radio programs and on the Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) for airing during Older Americans Month in May 2017. She is the founder of Hartfield’s Hikers, Older People with Active Lifestyles (OPALs) and Walk Outdoors for Wellness! (WOW!). For more information about Carolyn, visit her website at or send her an email at

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Share the Love!

It is with great joy that I encourage you to share your love! First, you must love yourself unconditionally , then you will find easy to share your love unconditionally with others. Love yourself enough to stay focused and do things that are on track to your longterm goals.  Do these things for yourself. Your choices today and everyday for that matter, will help dictate your future health and accomplishment of your life goals.

Dream Big!  Dreams really do come true!  Do what you love.  Whatever it is, find time to just do it! If you aren’t sure exactly what that is, try different things.  Things that you never dreamed about.  You may discover your passion without even trying, as I did with my outdoor activities. You will find that being out in natures actually opens up your mind for greater clarity.  I challenge you to give it a try, if you haven’t already.  You will be amazed as to how invigorated you will feel afterward.  Take this from a city girl who do nutlike to get dirty nor sweat.  I discovered a true passion for activities in the great outdoors!  In doing so, you, as I have discovered, are guaranteed to have a life filled with more happiness, better health and harmonious living environment.

C. David Moody, of renown C. D. Moody Construction company in Atlanta states one of his most exciting projects is the construction of the new Cyclorama.  He says, during a Facebook live video of his walkthrough tour at the construction site, “Back in college in the 70’s when I was at Morehouse I used to drive down Paces Ferry and think ‘Gosh, someday I sure wish I could do a project in Buckhead.  Here it is 40 years later. Here I am.  Dreams do come true!” Never give up on your dreams.  However, you must continue to work toward them, no matter how small the task.  Love what you do, and share it with others … unconditionally!

At age 68, I will admit, it has not always been easy, but once I really started loving myself unconditionally, it is so much easier to share my love with others. Let me take a minute to share with you the definition I use for unconditional love: Unconditional love is caring about the happiness of another person or persons, without any thought for what we might get for ourselves.

Since I have been open to unconditionally loving others, I have received it back 10-fold. I share my experiences and thoughts with you to hopefully help you, as others experiences have helped me, especially with this aging thing. I am so very happy now and have embraced getting/being older. I am really experiencing ‘The Joy of Aging!


This month of LOVE, with Valentine’s Day and all. I ask, ‘How about some unconditional love for yourself, and then your family, friends and others?

I encourage you to Live Your Dreams! They really can come true!  I, as C. David Moody is, a living example that dreams can come true!  Even those that you do not know await you.


FYI … There is space available for the Alaska Cruise. I was able to secure some additional cabins for our group. Not sure how long I can hold on to them. Get info here.  I mention this because a couple of people who just signed up shared with me it was a dream of theirs to cruise Alaska.  Well, I presented this opportunity for them, and they jumped right on it. I was told that is something they have wanted to do for a long time.  So, I tell you this so you can be ready to take advantage of the opportunities that present themselves to you.  Particularly if it is something you feel in your gut, and you know that it is on the road to your overall goal … do it!

If you want to stay in the loop and hear more about how great life is for all of us, as we age, no matter the chronological years, please visit and consider joining my online Facebook Community – #The Joy of Aging. A Facebook account is not required to join the community. BTW, ‘The Joy of Aging’ is also the title of my new book … yeah, finally, I am really going to complete it this year! It is scheduled to be published with a fantastic launch event this Spring!


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Making Healthy Living a Lifestyle!

What a great year already … just a week into the New Year and it is awesome!
Healthy Lifestyle ... mproving Helth, Improcing LivesI  expect this to be an indication of the rest of the year.  My healthy lifestyle continues to pay great dividends for me in a BIG way.  I ended 2016 on a very positive note, and couldn’t imagine how wonderful 2017 is kicking off!

A brief recap of my 2016 end of the year, and a view of some of my scheduled January 2017 healthy lifestyle activities:  

In November 2016 I represented AARP and was awarded a Positive Aging Image Award by the Georgia Institute on Aging / Leading Age program, simply because of the way I live my life!  Can you even imagine?!  I was in great company, with Ambassador Andrew Young receiving the Icon in Positive Aging Award. November was also the month I completed the Atlanta Track Club Triple Peach Road Races.  I finished the last of the races, the Half-Marathon on Thanksgiving Day. My first time ever doing a half-marathon.  The other two races in the Triple Peach were the 10k Road Race on July 4th, and the 10-Miler on October 23rd.

In December 2016 participated in the Florida State Senior Games in Race Walking and the Cycling Time Trials.  My goal was to qualify for each of those events so I could participate in the 2017 National Senior Games to be held in Birmingham, AL in June.  Florida was the last qualifying location for the year. I received a Bronze medal in each event. This was my first time competing in either of these sports.

On January 1st – New Year’s Day I did the Atlanta Track Club Resolution Run/Walk … in the rain, no doubt!  There were more than 2,500 participants.  It was mostly wet, a light drizzle, and the temperature was in the 40’s. But, I was determined!

On January 2, 2017 this wonderful article, written by Laura Berrios,  How City Girl Became All About Urging Seniors to Have Fun Outdoors was published in the Atlanta Journal Constitution newspaper, the only major daily newspaper in metro Atlanta.

On January 4th, as a result of the article, I was interviewed by Lin Tatum, host of the hour-long show radio Better Living, which airs in metro Atlanta GA, New Orleans LA, and Phoenix AZ on Saturdays and Sundays.

On January 7th, I checked my steps, to see how many I had logged since I had my Garmin Multisport Smartwatch.  This was the one year anniversary of having the watch.  I had clocked more than 3.5 million steps, equivalent to more than 1,500 miles … whew!  I had no idea!  I was just enjoying my walks and how great they made me feel. Plus, on my walks at the park in my neighborhood, I made new friends who walked the trail regularly.

On January 16th, I was summoned to have a team for the Martin Luther King, Jr., 5k Drum Run/Walk, at Piedmont Park in Atlanta.  Click here to join the team.  Yay!  People are signing up! BTW, I walk … I am not a runner!

On January 21st, I plan to participate in the Atlanta Track Club Peachtree City 8k/15k.  I plan to do the 8k which is approximately 5 miles.  This event is a part of the 2017 Grand Prix Series presented by Piedmont Healthcare, which includes 11 different run/walks around metro Atlanta. I will do as many as I can.

On January 22nd, I am scheduled to participate in the Hot Chocolate 15k Run/Walk. At the time I signed up last year it was before I knew about the Grand Prix, and definitely did not realize they had events just a day apart.  The plan is to do them both.

On January 28th, I have signed up to attend the Southern Snow Seekers One-Day Cataloochee Ski trip.  It is for beginners (that’s me!) and families.  I will probably just be an observer to see it I want to try this ski think again.  Many, many years ago I was a member of the Jim Dandy Ski Club in Detroit.  I went on a ski trip with them, but could not make it off the bunny hill.  I will observe on this trip and see if I will be ready for next year.

I say that to say … we will see how this Healthy Lifestyle thing is working for this 68 year old!  Quite frankly, I expect it is working well.  However, I do know my limitations. I am very happy with my quest to meet my personal mind, body, spiritual and emotional wellbeing needs. I am on track (pun intended) with my own self-directed Healthy Lifestyle Coaching.

Mindful Meditation is one of the things I practice to help keep me focused and boy has it worked for me.  When I reviewed my list of projected goals at the beginning of 2016 and compared them to my 2016 accomplishments, I was right on target.  Actually I surpassed many of my goals as a result of being able to stay focused throughout the year.  Don’t get me wrong, I am not saying I did not venture off track, but, I was able to get back on track a lot more easily my practicing mindful meditation.

Walking was my primary physical activity for the year. Being gifted with a Garmin Multi-sport Smartwatch, which prior to receiving the gift, had convinced myself I didn’t really need one, ended up being the best gift ever.  It really kept me on track!  I had it set to regulate itself as I met, or fell short of my daily steps goals. I was able to track my heart rate and my sleeping patterns.  It was very eye-opening to track my activities without having to think about what I was doing and then to see the results.

dsc_2574My spiritual and emotional wellbeing are strengthened with my hikes in the woods, my positive thoughts, conversations with, and support  from friends, and my feelings of oneness with God.  I am able to see the bright side of most things.  Practicing ‘positivity’ helped remove or, at the very least, limit my relationships with people who have negative energy.

As I have moved forward into 2017, I can clearly see how my actions have become healthy habits which are now incorporated into my lifestyle. I had to determine my true level of self-commitment and how I saw myself in the big picture … my dreams.  It is never too late to have big dreams and to follow them.  One of the best benefits of following my dreams led me to discover my passion and my life purpose.   As a result, I have  surpassed many of my goals and had accomplishments far beyond my dreams.  Guess I wasn’t dreaming big enough!  I have discovered when you actually believe and walk your talk, you really can achieve your dreams.  I absolutely love my Healthy Lifestyle Coaching.  Not only is it self-fulfilling, it is so gratifying to see how I am able to help others live their best life.

I have been encouraged to share my Healthy Lifestyle Blueprint on a larger scale because many more people can benefit from them.  Because I so love the coaching I do, the results that I see, and the reassurance I get from others,  I will have a FREE online video conference to cover the basics of making healthy living a lifestyle to help those who are ready to change their routine 2017 and live their best life ever! This has been brewing for some time now and is the primary reason I am currently in the process of writing my first book, The Joy of Aging.  I have started The Joy of Aging Community group.  Feel free o visit it and post your joys of aging. We can have joy, no matter the age. Being in good health makes it all that much easier to have a quality of life that automatically results in a life filled with happiness.  We can learn how to fine tune our lives and orchestrate it to have harmony as any great symphony orchestra when all the instruments are in place.  I am here to be your conductor and help you create the best music for you to love, laugh and dance to like no one is watching!

If you are interested in joining this FREE online video conference coaching session, please RSVP here.  The space is limited.

Please feel free to visit my website at anytime to signup for my monthly online newsletters or any of the groups for fun activities, including the upcoming Spring into Life Retreat April 21 – 23, 2017.

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Happy Healthy Holidays!


Hope you are enjoying this wonderful time of the year … a time for family and friends!  I am so full of peace, love, happiness and gratification, that I am trying my hand at poetry, again … hope you enjoy it:

My wish for you during this joyous holiday season and after
Is that your life is filled with friends, family,
shared love and laughter
You are a wonderful person who plays a meaningful part
As you inspire others with encouragement and support
that I’m sure truly warms their heart,
I want to let you know that because you are so special
to many in so many ways,
I want to personally take this time to wish you Happy Holidays!

I am going to share with you 3 concepts I use as I move into the New Year. I hope they will be as helpful for you as they have been for me:

  1. It is a time of reflection, to review the goals and  aspirations you had for this year, relish in all of your accomplishments, of which I am sure there are many more than you realize.  All the small accomplishments count too!
  2. Let them go … revise or revoke those goals that were not attained, for whatever reason.  Reconsider or rewrite them so they will better fit into the next chapter (2017) in your book of life; and
  3. Be ready for a renewal of your mind and rejuvenation of your soul like never before.  Make a personal commitment to ‘Change Your Routine in 2017’ and be ready to savor all the spices that will be sprinkled in your life to season it to  perfection … Your life is your own extraordinary gourmet recipe for you to add all the ingredients that allow you to indulge the delectable flavors of your life experiences and satiate your palate!
I am sure if you take the time to connect the dots in your life backwards, as the late Steve Jobs of Apple once said, you will be able to delineate how you arrived to where you are, this very moment.  It is up to you to choose to change your path, or stay on the one that you are currently on, with maybe some tweaks to make it an even greater journey for next year.
I am so very happy to be enjoying my best life right now and believing that it will only get better!  Why not start a little early and take a sneak preview of what may lie ahead … although we never know what the future holds, we have our dreams that keep us in pursuit.  Join me as I am already looking forward and preparing myself to live my dreams  next year, of which  I expect it to be yet another phenomenal year, beyond my imagination!  I am so excited about the possibilities and propose that you too, get excited about your future.  I believe, if it is to be … it is up to me!

I am truly living my life to the fullest! And, I encourage you to do the same.  My primary mission is to spread joy to everyone with whom I come in contact, in person, via the Internet, telephone or video.  If you are or will be in the Atlanta area, consider coming out to meet and greet me and the many others in my network who will join us at our Annual Holiday Champagne Meet & Greet / Mix & Mingle Brunch.  Come and share in the fun, frolic and delicious food along with our unconditional love and holiday hugs.  See old friends, meet and make new friends. And, join us for our Holiday Toast, of which you can add your own toast, if you so choose.  Click here for the details and to RSVP

Recently, I have been summoned and encouraged, particularly during this time as I am being recognized for my lifestyle, simply for the way I  live my life, to better promote my successful Healthy Lifestyle Coaching sessions, and my Valuable Tips & Techniques to make Healthy Living a Lifestyle. Because I love what I do and the results not only show in my life, but also the lives of others with whom I coach, I am offering for the first time ever, a Special 2 for 1 Healthy Lifestyle Coaching Series to help you accomplish your New Year’s Healthy Lifestyle goals and put you in the 8% of those who actually maintain their resolutions throughout the year. If you are interested in more information and/or want to sign up, visit my web site at  or send me an email.

We will have our Annual December Hike at Stone Mountain on Saturday, December 3.  Click here for more information and to RSVP.  We will also have our Annual Fun & Fitness Hike on January 7, 2017 at Red Top Mountain. I will include a link for that one in my next post.

May you be blessed, and continue to bless others. carolyn-hartfield-cropped

And, as always…I wish you optimal health, happiness and harmonious living!


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