From the monthly archives: July 2016

How to set your metabolism ablaze for a ‘round-the-clock, full-body burn

News flash: burning calories isn’t a gym-exclusive activity. In fact, if you do the right kind of work during your time at the gym, you can continue sending calories to the incinerator long after your last rep. This phenomenon, which seems to have finally […]

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If you have arthritis, there is a sure way to reduce your levels of pain and improve the ability to move.

The secret: physical activity.

Scientific studies have shown that physical activity can reduce pain and improve function, mood and quality of life. A bonus is that physical activity can also help manage other chronic […]

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 In nature, we see examples of interdependence … small groups living together in a village. That idea of being a lone wolf and not needing anyone doesn’t apply to humans. We are social creatures, meant to be together and working for a common good.

Our ancestors knew this, and within their village environment, they worked […]

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Boomers & Politics

On July 19, 2016 By

I can’t help but think that as a generation we are blowing it. Politically. We now have two candidates — squarely of the Baby Boomer generation and neither is talking about the aging of America. Why aren’t we holding them accountable for that? Why hasn’t the generation that created a “movement” for every cause taken […]

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Our bodies are designed to MOVE!  Our bodies are built with form and function in mind. We have powerful legs to propel us forward and our buttocks that are intended to slow down momentum and keep us upright. How far will you go to thrive?

(new to thrive or missed a few?  catch up […]

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Financial planners and most of the financial press tend to focus on the financial aspects of planning for retirement. Are you saving enough money? Will your savings last through the end of life expectancy? Optimal Social Security drawing strategies, minimizing income taxes after retirement, etc. These are all important retirement planning topics and deserve our […]

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What do artists Johannes Vermeer, Jean-Michel Basquiat, and Frida Kahlo all have in common? They are all featured in this summer’s artist film program at SAAM.

Throughout the summer we will screen six films highlighting some of the best art and artists. Whether you’re into contemporary graffiti art, or classical Impressionism, there is sure to […]

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If a business makes payments of bartered services to another business (except a corporation) of $600 or more in the course of the year, these payments are reported on Form 1099-MISC.For example, an attorney represents a painter for nonpayment of business debts in exchange for painting the attorney’s law offices. The amount reportable by each […]

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