From the monthly archives: November 2016

One Chapter of Change

On November 29, 2016 By

I’m now dealing with the seemingly daily challenges of getting to understand my 80+ year old brain. It often forgets where I’ve heard what. For example, I can’t recall if when I woke up the other morning and I thought of the phrase “growth through discovery” or if it was the title of an article or book cover […]

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THRIVE-ing is about living the life you have envisioned.  Are you seeing the big picture? Are you THRIVE-ing now?  If not, what are some of the things in your life that you would like to change?  Does your vision reflect the changes you want to make?

In order to THRIVE, you must invest daily in […]

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At the nail salon, I saw an 80+ year old woman getting her nails done. Her hands were wrinkled and veined, her knuckles were enlarged, but her nails — each a different color — were spectacular. I was startled that a woman her age would want nail art, and then thought, “Why am I assuming […]

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The two diuretics in this Green Super Detox drink, celery and parsley, give the drink a refreshing green color and helps cleanse toxins from your system. Boosting the cleanse as well as adding packed nutrition to the drink are two superfoods, spinach and mango. Serves 1.

Ingredients 1¼ cups chopped fresh spinach leaves 1¼ cups […]

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When author, political journalist and world peace advocate, Norman Cousins, learned that he had a degenerative spinal disease, he did what no one would have expected … he laughed. Armed with Marx Brothers movies and reruns of Candid Camera, he immediately noticed that within ten minutes of laughing, his pain went away. As a result, he […]

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I have always loved the concept of AARP’s “Movies for Grown-ups.” Mature adults are different. Developmentally, as we age, we connect more with great stories and complex, layered characters; in many ways, we process our own lives through the stories of others. Praise for the movie “The Intern” with Robert De Niro and Anne Hathaway […]

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The IRS Statistics of Income (SOI) program recently released data on taxpayers who hold IRAs for the tax year of 2013. The SOI program was mandated by the Revenue Act of 1916 to collect and process data. The data is made public and is used by a variety of Federal agencies, academics, and researchers. It’s […]

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