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Have You Had a Good Day? Why - or Why Not?

Good days…..bad days – we usually have our share of both, but have we ever really stopped to think about why or what makes a good day “good” or a bad day “bad.” Possibly some of the elements that cause our days to be either good or bad are within our control. 418 more words

Successful Aging

The Successful Aging Plan

The “Baby Boomers” have arrived! We are now at the age at which our parents, grandparents, and so forth called retirement. But for us, that is a misnomer. 1,971 more words


Strut your stuff

Performing that peacock strut proudly, one rolling stone still gathers no moss.

Though Mick Jagger did pick up many new fans this week when he rolled through Minnesota. 448 more words

Baby Boomers


I have a class reunion next month. I won’t tell you which one, but I can say, “Where the hell did the time go?!” I’m lucky to feel young and have a lot of energy, but I know I can’t slack off and allow myself to listen to Hall and Oates, Journey and the Police. 762 more words


Successful Retirement in NYC, 4 - Theater Extravaganza

We have spent the winter in NYC and what a winter it was – snow every Monday and freezing rain during the week to keep it interesting. 515 more words

Five Paths of Aging.

In 1784, Immanual Kant said, “Nonage is the inability to use one’s own understanding without another’s guidance. This nonage is self-imposed if its cause lies not in lack of understanding but in indecision and lack of courage to use one’s own mind without another’s guidance.” 342 more words


Retirement: "Do we have to do what we want to again today?"

I’ve recently been reading Learn to Grow Old, published in 1971 by Swiss physician Paul Tournier. Dr. Tournier practiced what he called the medicine of the person, an integrative approach to care of body, mind, and spirit that now would be considered a form of holistic medicine. 595 more words