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10 Ways to Practice Gratitude

As we approach the Holiday season, deepen your gratitude practice with these 10 tips. “Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos into order, confusion into clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house… Read More ›

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Four Tips for Preparing for Retirement

After years of hard work, retirement is a good reward. It’s something everyone looks forward to: a chance to relax, pursue hobbies that you’ve never found time for, or travel. Retirement isn’t the end, but rather the beginning of a new chapter. But how do you adequately prepare for this new… Read More ›

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Face-to-Face Contact

When it comes to socializing after age 50, nothing beats face-to-face contact, according to findings of a study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. Researchers at Oregon Health & Science University assessed the mental health of more than 11,000 adults aged 50 and older. Participants were enrolled in… Read More ›

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Seeking Silver Linings

How many of you are life-long learners? As coaches, I expect that all of us not only enjoy learning but also possess a keen sense of curiosity.  Both of those particular qualities led me to a journey of discovery that culminated in writing a book entitled, “Silver Linings: What Five… Read More ›

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Who’s Minding the Parents?

Daughters devote twice as much time as sons to caring for aging parents, according to research presented at the American Sociological Association’s annual meeting. Using data from the University of Michigan Health and Retirement Study – a national, longitudinal study that surveys more than 26,000 Americans older than age 50… Read More ›

The Benefits of Music for Baby Boomers

The Benefits of Music for Baby Boomers

Have you ever heard a certain song and been instantly transported to another place and time? Maybe it was your wedding song, and your heart starts to pound remembering the powerful emotions of the day. Maybe it was a song on the radio as you had your first kiss and… Read More ›

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Retiring and Getting Out of Your Comfort Zone

“It doesn’t matter where you are coming from. All that matters is where you are going.” – Brian Tracy As a coach and speaker, my job is to encourage people who are leaving their familiar work environment and entering a new chapter of life to try new and different things. However,… Read More ›

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Love and Marriage in Retirement

You spent a lifetime together raising children, going to work, going to meetings, and in general, meeting everyone else’s needs. Whether one or both of you worked outside of the home, you are now retired, together in the house alone…just you and your spouse…now what? If you are among the… Read More ›