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A marketplace of ideas and thoughts

for today’s mature adult.

 

  • 10 Ways to Renew Yourself Leadership is an endless unfolding and, if we choose it to be, an endless process of self-discovery and self-renewal. Self-renewal is the choice, curiosity, and courage we bring to ensuring that our life is moving forward, with every age and life phase bringing us closer to becoming our authentic selves in the world. Becoming a leader ...
  • How Do You Measure a Life Well-Lived – And How Will Your Children? Is a life well-lived measured by how much wealth we acquire or is it measured instead by the condition in which we leave our relationships? Leona Helmsley ran a real estate empire in New York City that included twenty-three hotels valued in the billons. She earned the nickname “The Queen of Mean” from an advertising campaign portraying ...
  • New Commitments Most of us have experienced a passionate commitment with a larger purpose which brings energy anew to our lives.  Our impact broadens through our imagination and dedication.  As we open space in our daily lives and develop ever more specific interests throughout the years when some of our initial personal and professional responsibilities have been ...
  • Having Children in Your Life When in a Senior Living Community As a father and grandfather, I can’t imagine a life without children in it. Children are the bearers and promoters of our more noble qualities. They teach us life’s basic tenets: how to live in the moment, the importance of play, that sharing with others is the right thing to do, and that curiosity and ...
  • Preparing to Downsize How do you catch a monkey? Long ago, an interesting way was to let them catch themselves. Hunters would make a hole in a coconut, put pieces of oranges inside and then hang the coconut from a tree. As the monkey came around, it would catch the sweet smell of the oranges and reach into the hole. Once ...
  • Approaching Conflicts In an interview transmitted by WLCH, 91.3 FM in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., Charito Calvachi-Mateyko asked, “In our relationships with others there are conflicts.  Are these extraordinary occurrences that happen in our lives or something we all face sooner or later?  How might we better approach conflict resolution?” Probably most of us have experienced some kind of ...
  • Sweat With Soul – Walls When you put your honest effort, your pain and your purpose into something, you won’t just sweat… you will sweat with soul. These messages are straight from the heart and I hope they resonate with your heart. Change starts from within, so if you want transformation in your fitness, your career or your relationships… then turn ...
  • What Does It Mean to Be Spiritual? Dr. Harold Koenig, a physician at Duke University and an international authority on spirituality and health, tells us that spirituality is the “personal quest for understanding answers to the ultimate questions about life, about meaning, and about relationship to the transcendent. ” What is particularly appealing about this definition is that he believes it is a quest ...
  • The Art of Light Beginning in the 1920s and into the next few decades, Thomas Wilfred was something of an art-world star, having fused modern art and pre-digital technology to create his luminous works. Name doesn’t ring a bell? That’s all about to change. Born in Denmark in 1889, Wilfred pioneered an art of light he described as “radiant form in dark ...
  • Facing a Challenge As we age, we are likely to encounter problems, everything from arthritis to cancer to heart disease. But facing a challenge does not mean you’ve failed. For example, getting cancer, or heart disease, or even cognitive impairment, doesn’t mean it’s your fault. It just means you must deal with it if you are to age ...