From the monthly archives: January 2016

Where’s Maria

On January 28, 2016 By

What does it feel like to have dementia? In Where’s Maria, you experience first hand the confusion, anger and humiliation that people with dementia experience every day. Could this be your mom? Could it be you someday? 

I don’t remember much before this moment.  I don’t recognize exactly where I am, although […]

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Q: I love the bright flower prints by Margaret Jordan Patterson. Can you tell me more about the artist?

Answer: The Boston artist Margaret Jordan Patterson exhibited her paintings and prints throughout the United States and in France during her lifetime, and her name was frequently mentioned in art […]

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Communicating Your Story

On January 21, 2016 By

What’s Your Story

To create and to communicate your offer, you must share your story with your key “connectors.” You cannot inspire others unless and until you are inspired yourself. You must, first, be able to answer these three questions:

What do you do? What are you passionate about? What is it about your offer […]

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“Home Sweet Home” is going to need some new adjectives.

As I mentioned earlier, last month I spoke at CEDIA Future Home Experience–a conference for companies that design and install whole-house audio-video systems, as well as home security and home automation.

I made some predictions, and I also did a little experiment […]

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It happens all the time – Your crazy uncle makes an embarrassing remark about you during a family reunion and gives away a secret. A guy in a big SUV cuts you off because he’s too busy talking on the cell phone to notice you were right there. Your boss passes you over for a […]

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Breaking Bad (Habits)

On January 12, 2016 By

The New Year is here, which means that you’ll soon be carefully mapping out exercises, sets, reps, rest periods and goals for 2016. And that’s great. These well-planned variables will have you off to a running (and lifting) start in January but, as I have seen with so many well-meaning clients, these well-laid plans often […]

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Probably one of the biggest concerns for people planning their retirement is having enough money. Directly related to this concern is the cost of healthcare. What will healthcare cost in retirement? Can I effectively manage the cost of healthcare? There’s a lot that can be done to manage the cost of healthcare through proper planning. […]

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Lately, I’ve been covering topics inspired by my Fitness After 40 book. It’s a guide to thriving in the prime of your life, but the tips I share are applicable to people of any age.

We’ve discussed the importance of flexibility, aerobics and resistance training. In this blog, we’re moving on to maintaining your equilibrium with balance exercises.

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