From the monthly archives: July 2018

I recently came across an article titled “Stock Market’s Soaring Volatility Mirrors 1987 Crash.” Yikes! Does this mean another crash is coming? The article stops short of predicting a crash. It does, however, talk about similarities in the amount of volatility experienced in the 2018 stock market thus far and the volatility of 1987 before […]

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Michel Montaigne expressed that the great and glorious masterpiece of man is to know how to live to purpose.  We are the artists of our life and shape our experiences with our own brush.  When we find our unique mission, we know it with certainty from within.  We attain that which we came to do […]

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From a medical journal editor:

“Like any group with vested interests, the food industry resists regulation. Faced with a growing scientific consensus that salt increases blood pressure…major food manufacturers have adopted desperate measures to try to stop governments from recommending salt reduction. Rather than reformulate their products, manufacturers have lobbied governments, refused to […]

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In the fall, the leaves of many trees will turn beautiful shades of red and yellow. However, the real substance of the tree is the trunk and roots. They remain while the leaves come and go.

When we are younger, we frequently attempt to adopt a healthier lifestyle for non-health reasons. Vanity is perhaps the […]

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Recently, an HR director told me that her company is planning a “remedial social skills” course for some of its new employees.

What exactly, I wondered, does that include?

For starters, she said, how to decide when to text, when to send email, when to make a phone call, when to show up in person […]

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It’s Independence Day!

Here’s hoping you’re at the beach, on your way to a parade, or gathered around a grill.

Here are a few images to take you through the day that fuel our festive feelings or—we admit it—a little misty thinking about the American dream.

A. Brockie Stevenson, Fourth of July, 1971

Nothing celebrates […]

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Age Does Not Determine Your Fitness Level.

I wrote“Fitness After 40: Your STRONG Body at 40, 50, 60 and Beyond!” with one goal in mind:  to empower you in the best half of your life to take control of your body and master how it ages.  No matter what your age or skill level, you […]

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Is a life well-lived measured by the size of our bank accounts and how much property we acquired? Or is it measured by our relationships and the condition of them when we leave?

What we leave behind, most importantly our words and deeds, are reflected in the lives of those we touched. Are you taking […]

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