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How to Age Gracefully

"I have to do it." vs. "I get to do it." Over the last few weeks, I've been spending a lot of my time around the 85-and-older crowd. It's quite easy to carry a conversation with them. They have mountains of life advice to share. In some ways, they've grouped...

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Photo by Annie Spratt on Unsplash support /verb bear all or part of the weight of; hold up. synonyms: hold up, bear, carry, prop up, keep up, brace, shore up, underpin, buttress, reinforce, give assistance to, especially financially; enable to function or act....

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strategy stradəjē/noun/ a plan of action or policy designed to achieve a major or overall aim.   synonyms: master plan, grand design, game plan, plan (of action), action plan, policy, program   Why? Why are you working towards this goal? Why is it important to you?  ...

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sequence (sēkwəns) noun: a particular order in which related events, movements, or things follow each other. verb: arrange in a particular order.   You have a dream. A desire. A goal.   You've simplified and segmented the goal into bite-sized chunks. Now what?  ...

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seg·men·tal   /adjective composed of separate parts or sections. Segments. Parts of a whole.   In a former life, I was an interior designer. I shipped products all over the world. And coordinated installation from a home office in Pennsylvania. When a brand new...

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sim·plic·i·ty simˈplisədē/ noun » the quality or condition of being easy to understand or do. » the quality or condition of being plain or natural. » a thing that is plain, natural, or easy to understand. Qualities associated with clarity, ease. It's deceptive. And...

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Make time. Take Action.

What's on your mind today? Sometimes I wake up and don't even know what's really on my mind, because all I can see is my to-do list. The ever-present state of "business" is front and center. Again. It's a bit of a badge of honor, don't you think? I know I was raised...

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Building the New

"The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new."   I chose Philosophy as my minor in college, so I'm no stranger to Socrates and the like. However, this quote is not actually from the classical Greek philosopher....

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27 Tips to Transform Your Health

Transform your mind and body with these simple, yet challenging tips. Tip 1: Put yourself first! If you've ever been on an airplane, you know that on EVERY FLIGHT they repeat the safety rules: put the oxygen mask on yourself first. Then help others. It's no different...

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