Tuesday, December 1, 2020

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Holocaust Survivors Share 15 Life Lessons We Can Apply To The COVID-19 Pandemic

Holocaust survivors overcame the most severe form of persecution and went on to become productive members of the communities in which they settled. They...

Give Thanks: Adopting an Attitude of Gratitude is Good for Health and Healing

When I was growing up, my parents constantly reminded my brothers and me to say, “Thank you.” It became so automatic that I didn’t appreciate what...

How To Bring More Kindness To The World With A Smile, A Compliment And Giving Spirit

In the 1980s the phrase, “Practice random acts of kindness,” was popping up everywhere – bumper stickers, billboards, decals on mailboxes and elsewhere. I remember...

Missing Out On The Spiritual Side of Life? Learn To Access Your Inner Wisdom With These Tips

As we age, many Boomers are seeking a spiritual way of being that moves beyond religious practices. This may include everything from integrating eastern...

Challenging Ageism: 5 Strategies To Shift Your Own Negative Attitudes

Dr. Robert Butler, first director of the National Institute on Aging, coined the term “ageism” in 1989. It refers to stereotypes of and discrimination against...

What A Concussion Taught Me About Resilience, Vulnerability And Acceptance

In November 2016, at age 69, my life changed in a split second and my world turned upside down after I suffered a fall...

Coping With The Challenges Of Adult Children Taking Care Of Aging Parents

My father spent the last years of his life in a long-term care residence, suffering from dementia. My brother was his primary caregiver, which...

Unravelling The Mysteries And Challenges Of Building And Finding Female Friendships Over Age 50

I moved from Montreal to Toronto at age 71 because I wanted to live closer to my daughters and their families. We love spending...

Are You Experiencing Nature-Deficit Syndrome? Forest Bathing Provides A Remedy For Urban Stress

Recently, I went forest bathing (also known as nature therapy) which is adapted from the Japanese practice of Shinrin-yoku. It originated in Japan in...

How Daring To Travel Off The Grid Can Be A Spiritual Journey Leading To A Stronger Self

I don’t adapt easily to travel because I enjoy the comfort of my home and daily routines. Travel takes me out of my comfort...

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