Introspective Adventurer

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Counting up to 60 and what I’ve learned – decade six

I breathed a big sigh of relief when I turned 50. My 40’s had been some pretty rough years.

Oprah reached that milestone five years ahead of me. She showed the world that 50 was just the beginning of some of our best years, and I felt a complete kinship to her because of that.

But even fortified by Oprah’s example, my 50th year didn’t go as well as I had hoped. That year saw the end of my short-lived marriage, and for the first time I was completely alone.

Which is exactly what I needed.

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How Vulnerability Can Change Your Life

I was deeply honored to be featured on Catherine GraceO’s Forever Fierce podcast. She is a wonderful host that put me at ease and coaxed my story and thoughts out effortlessly.

Here’s what she had to say about the show:

“Loretta’s story will inspire you to look at vulnerability in a whole new way. Join Catherine and Loretta’s Count Down to 60 in a powerful and intimate conversation that will shift the way you think about the process of aging. On todays show you will learn:

▪️How to use the power of vulnerability to change your life.

▪️Why what you are most afraid to reveal is where your power lies.

▪️How vulnerability impacts every relationship in your life.

▪️What you can learn from letting your #ShieldsDown.

▪️Why our culture has it all wrong when it comes to aging.

▪️How writing can change your life.

▪️Why vulnerability makes us stronger Join our conversation and leave a comment below on how vulnerability has changed your life.”

Catherine GraceO
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My vulnerable year

One year ago I decided to let it all hang out, literally and figuratively.

In my first blog post I decided to “expose the truth” and get real. We live in this fast paced social media world filled with false beauty and unrealistic expectations, and I wanted to challenge that.

58 years old and out of shape

One year ago

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