Today, I would like to let you in on a few of the secrets which result from being grateful, and to offer a helpful tool to guide you on your journey toward adding gratitude and appreciation into your life during this holiday season, and every day. It is a meditation I wrote several years ago […]
Such a potent and controversial topic requires at least two posts to even begin to discuss how the process of getting older can affect us. A couple of weeks ago I wrote about the feelings of comfort and ease my husband and I experience while walking George on the same streets we have covered for […]
As I was researching for this week’s discussion, I found an old Chinese proverb I thought beautifully sums up why we experience stress and feelings of control. It says, “Eight out of nine things that happen to us do not match our expectations.” How true, and the response we often have is to feel stressed […]
“Aging sucks! There is nothing good about it!” my friend said. And, as she said it, her face looked as if she had just eaten a sourball candy, or worse. Two days later, another woman made the same face and with as much anger in her voice repeated those exact words, and last week I […]
Today, flat gray clouds cover the sky, for many parts of the world, a common feature of a winter day. Today, I wanted to stay in bed, wait for tomorrow, and hope for sun. Being a Texas girl born and raised, I grew up with more sunny days than cloudy ones, and for decades now, I know my energy level and productivity are somehow linked to sunshine.
Solid research published in the last few decades reveals the benefits of seniors owning a pet or having regular interaction with an animal.
Like so many health issues, we often feel fine until a health issue reaches critical mass. Today I talk about my struggle to tame my health dragons.
In this season of celebration, the underlying message of so many religions—Practice Kindness — has never been more critical. Growing older, gaining wisdom, means understanding that being right is often never as important as being kind.
New research points to fun as the secret sauce for living a long mentally, physically, and spiritually healthy life. Do you agree?
Although it may seem a stretch to see paying forward as a counter to loneliness, it helps in a non-tangible way that accumulates with time. A stealth fighter for positive benefit