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Cathy Chester

Cathy Chester blogs at An Empowered Spirit, focusing on living a healthy and vibrant life after 50. Cathy’s lived most of her life with a disability, and knows it does not define her. Changing the face of disability is her passion, along with other issues of concern such as social good and animal rights. She was voted one of the best blogs of 2013 by Healthline and was nominated for WEGO Health’s Best in Show Blog for the past two years. She is also a regular blogger for The Huffington Post as well as a Blogger/Moderator for and Healthline.

Find Your Tribe By Nurturing Friendships

Who hasn’t, at one time or another, been shunned, disappointed or hurt by someone we thought was our friend? Whether it happened when we’re young or in adulthood we’ve all had friends we valued and trusted, convinced that our lives would be forever entwined. Then, suddenly, SNAP. The friendship is over and we’re left wondering …

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Would Jane Austen be a Social Media Expert?

One of my favorite books is Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen.  Her rich and vibrant characters are woven around themes of social standing and strength of character, drawing the reader into a world different from our own. When you read about the protagonist, Elizabeth Bennett, glancing at the wealthy and arrogant Mr. Darcy with a restrained yet loving expression, …

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After 25 Years..It’s Nice to Know

Cathy Chester originally wrote this post about her 25th wedding anniversary in 2013, but its sentiments still hold true today. Of course she had to start off with a quote from “Fiddler on the Roof.” Read more from Cathy on her blog, An Empowered Spirit Tevye: Do you love me? Golde: Do I love him?  For twenty-five years …

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