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You’ve probably heard that Okinawa is one of the “Blue Zones”, right?  (If not, pop over here and learn how these populations live longer and happier lives than any others on the planet at www.bluezones.com.)  They have one of the highest populations of centenarians in the world.  Cool!  What’s their secret? … Read More ›

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Retirement: Is Your Marriage Ready?

“I married you for better or worse, but not for lunch,” Jody read in an article about retirement planning, and she could relate! This is what partners often feel after the “new normal” of retirement sets in. Jody found that her retirement honeymoon was over. Now, she and her husband,… Read More ›

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Women Retiring Solo

Are you a single woman?  If you are, you are in good company!  Over half of all women in the U.S. today are living solo.   That translates into over 50 million women living without a partner or husband.  Part of this startling statistic is due to women marrying later, but… Read More ›

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Seven Ways to Retire Like a ‘Rock Star’

When my son was a teenager, his favorite groups to listen to were many of the bands that I grew up listening to; Def Leppard, Foreigner, Boston, Kansas, Queen, the Beatles, etc.  And he wanted to see these bands, or what is left of them, live.  As he explained it… Read More ›

Sue Mintz

Being “Fit” in Retirement

When planning for retirement, have you planned to do anything other than being financially “fit”? Complement being financially “fit” with being “fit” emotionally, socially, and physically. Here are some suggestions to help you reach that goal. 1) Plan something to look forward to As with any change, retirement can be… Read More ›

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Lasting Marriage Relationships in Retirement: How To Hold Onto The One You Love

You have all heard the saying that love is wasted on the young yet most Hollywood movies, television programs, and commercials are geared to young people in love in romantic settings. Apparently the depiction of young people in love has more appeal than older people in their 50s and 60s… Read More ›

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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 ›