From the monthly archives: January 2018

Eye Level spoke with Nora Atkinson, the Lloyd Herman Curator of Craft at the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s Renwick Gallery, to learn more about her upcoming exhibition No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man, opening at the Renwick on March 30, 2018. Cutting-edge artwork created at Burning Man, the annual desert gathering that has become one […]

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The recent release of “The MetLife Report on American Grandparents,” by Peter Francese with MetLife Mature Market Institute, reveals the changing face of grandparents in the United States. It also provides a roadmap for companies with products and services for children. Increasingly, grandparents are helping young families financially navigate in this […]

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For decades, a sometimes furious battle has raged among scientists over the extent to which elevated salt consumption contributes to death, with one camp calling it a “public health hazard that requires vigorous attack” and another claiming the risks of dietary salt excess are exaggerated, even to the point of calling sodium reduction […]

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On this occasion I would like to bring to your consideration some thoughts about the richness of giving and sharing.  Giving is a manifestation of our personal fullness.  As we give, we experience the magic in generosity.  In my various circles of friends, It is a joy to see the wonder-filled ways in which they […]

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Fear of Money or Losing Money can Force Bad Investment Behavior

Chrematophobia (also called Chrometophobia) is the intense fear of money. Some phobics are only afraid of the corrupting power of money, while others might fear financial failures or the responsibility money brings[1]. News stories about market volatility can also lead to fear […]

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Purpose

On January 11, 2018 By

“I don’t know what your destiny will be, but one thing I know: the only ones among you who will be really happy are those who have sought and found how to serve.”                                                […]

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“Are you still working?” I hear this question more and more, sometimes from people my age, sometimes from folks who are younger. It bothers me, because it feels as if there is more than curiosity behind the question; it feels like judgment.

Society seems to have preconceived notions of what we should be doing at […]

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If knowledge is power, then 78 percent of people over 50 say they are empowered with the knowledge that exercise is the key to healthy aging. Yet fewer than 30 percent of all Americans invest a minimum of 30 minutes a day in their physical health!

Why this disconnect? We are surrounded by media that […]

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