From the monthly archives: February 2018

Life evolves in fascinating ways and every once in a while we may ponder how to best bring balance to our busy lives, especially when there are extensive demands on our time – and when it all seems meaningful and fun to do!

In my experience, meditation (or a time for contemplation) is one of […]

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February is Hearth Month and a time to highlight the benefits of a healthy cardiovascular system. Did you know that having a healthy heart can contribute to your hearing health as well?  According to a recent article, studies have shown the following:

Adults with cardiovascular disease and signs of peripheral circulation disorder have […]

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Largest retirement community in the US gets robot taxis courtesy of startup Voyage

With 125,000 residents, over 54,000 homes, 32 square miles, 750 miles of road, and three distinct downtowns, The Villages in Florida is one of the largest retirement communities in the US. It’s also been described as a raunchy, booze-filled […]

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2017 was a terrific year for the equity markets. The S&P 500 index was up more than 20%. International equities out performed domestic equities for the full year which was the first time since the great panic of 2008-2009. You would expect that such a strong performance across the board would have people asking about […]

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There’s a poem out there by Jenny Joseph entitled, “When I Am Old.” And it begins like this:

“When I am an old woman I shall wear purple, with a red hat that doesn’t go, and doesn’t suit me … But maybe I ought to practice a little now?”

The implication is that you’ve got […]

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Yes you can!

Be happy as you get older!

Being happy is a key to your well-being and quality of life. It enhances your inner strength and makes you emotionally resilient. Happiness is one of the things that brings joy and contentment into our lives. These are precious commodities and are just as important as […]

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For the international tourism industry, this past summer brought mixed messages.

Business was good, because it’s never been easier to be a tourist: discount airlines, massive cruise ships, Internet price competition, Airbnb, even the rise of English as a more-or-less standard tourism language (and when that fails, Google Translate.)  And the growing middle class in Asia […]

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The HEART of the Matter

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Something is killing women in this country at an alarming rate!  It is not one many diseases you see everyday on news stands.  The number one killer of vital women in this country is heart disease.

Our hearts are amazing muscles.  They start beating 6 weeks after conception, while we are still in our mother’s womb, […]

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