Dear Gigi

A Fabulous Advice Column for the 50+ Crowd

MEET GIGI

GiGi Newheart is the smart, sassy, 60-something muse and alter ego of Boomalally founder Deb Gaut. GiGi hails from Lake Pittypat, Missouri.

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Everyone’s Creative – Tame Your Inner Critic

By GiGi Newheart | July 7, 2018

Dear GiGi, How can I get “unstuck” from a rut I’ve been living in for 50 years:  feeling unworthy of living a creative life.  I remember the exact moment I fell head-first into the dark abyss.  Small town, USA.  Fourth-grade geography class. That day, a wonderful guest artist from Mexico was visiting and teaching us…

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Embrace Your Inner Runner

By GiGi Newheart | June 20, 2018

Dear GiGi, I need your advice.  I just turned 60 and thought I would always stay physically active, even though I’m only a recreational runner.  However, last February I took a nasty fall while running with a friend and badly fractured my left ankle.  After months of agonizing physical therapy (and, I must admit, feeling…

OPINIONS ARE LIKE CHOCOLATE. WE CHOOSE THE ONES WE LIKE MOST! - Yours, GiGi