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Beverley Golden

Writer + Author of "Confessions of a Middle-Aged Hippie"

Beverley Golden is a writer, raconteur and soul hippie who has written everything from song lyrics to magazine articles. She enjoys researching, designing and building stories and loves stimulating ideas and inspiring conversations.

Beverley is the author of Confessions of a Middle-Aged Hippie her first full length book; a memoir combining her anecdotal stories taken from her years in the entertainment industry, coupled with her stories of survival, from a lifetime lived with health issues.

As a “self-professed guinea pig”, she's always willing to find and test unconventional ways to shift paradigms in the playing fields of health care, storytelling and world peace. She continues to take what she is told is impossible and transform it into possible. Her signature mantra is "Trust your intuition even when no one else sees your point of view".

twitter: @goldenbeverley
The Four Faces of alamy

The Four Faces of Intimacy

What does intimacy mean to you? Sexual intimacy is probably the most stereotypical and most familiar definition of the word in modern society. But most people want more than just the act of sex -- they want some depth.
11/18/2011 09:03 EST
Broke... Hungry... Please Help... alamy

Broke... Hungry... Please Help... Peace

It's hard to tell these days if someone is really broke and hungry, but something about her spoke to me. I saw her as somewhat of an entrepreneur of necessity and frankly any skepticism or doubt about her intentions or integrity didn't really matter at all.
11/04/2011 09:12 EDT
How Steve Jobs Changed My Flickr: azrasta

How Steve Jobs Changed My Life

Although there will be many tributes and eulogies written about Steve Jobs, this one is simply my personal observations of how this one visionary man has changed my life. When I received an email, as...
10/06/2011 02:38 EDT
Is Tea the New PA

Is Tea the New Coffee?

In many ways, tea is the direct opposite of coffee. Coffee is often linked to hectic schedules and energy rushes in the midst of stress-filled days. Tea is associated with comfort, slowing down the pace and with tradition and ritual. Coffee stimulates. Tea calms.
09/01/2011 08:19 EDT
What Makes a Good

What Makes a Good Relationship?

I admit I'm still the little girl who believes in happily ever after, but I'm aware how that must start with happiness from within instead of looking for something out there to "complete me."
08/02/2011 09:59 EDT
Remembering Our Authentic Swing in Golf and in AP

Remembering Our Authentic Swing in Golf and in Life

Although all sport is a metaphor for life, it seems golf is the most profound of all. It's the only sport that pits you against the most daunting of opponents... yourself. It's the only game that can never be won.
07/26/2011 11:49 EDT
Life, Opportunity and

Life, Opportunity and Patience

"Let me ask you something. If someone prays for patience, you think God gives them patience? Or does he give them the opportunity to be patient? If he prayed for courage, does God give him courage, or...
07/19/2011 09:14 EDT

Smile Power

When I was a little girl, I didn't smile very much. People would ask what was wrong with me. Believing I had so much to be happy about, they couldn't understand why I wasn't smiling more. But I contin...
07/08/2011 01:58 EDT
High Heels... Sex in the Shoe

High Heels... Sex in the Shoe Biz

In my search for why women buy high heels despite the pain, I found that our minds are structured in a way that may associate feet with sex. Bingo!
06/29/2011 11:03 EDT
Let the Girls Be Getty

Let the Girls Be Elephants

There is much debate about the ideal climate and roaming space needed for elephants to thrive. The Toronto Zoo offers neither, and Bob Barker came to do something about it.
05/28/2011 08:46 EDT
How Well Do You Know Your

How Well Do You Know Your Heart?

February seems the perfect time to explore the things we do, or don't, know about the complicated and much-discussed human heart.
02/14/2011 08:41 EST