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A marketplace of ideas and thoughts

for today’s mature adult.

 

  • Moving to Humor My heart is filled with appreciation for the precious people who have enriched my life throughout the years with their wonder-filled sense of humor.  Every time I think of them I experience a joyful sense of lightness and a deep-seated renewal. “A well-developed sense of humor is the pole that adds balance to your steps as ...
  • Is This All There Is? A subtle killer stalks us at various times in life. It creeps up on us and overtakes us, exhausting and draining our energy. This creeping force is more prevalent than burnout. Yet, few of us can name it. It’s “rustout.” And, today, rustout is rampant. Effectively, rustout is the opposite of burnout. But, many of the ...
  • The Future of Learning What is the future of learning? Watch this video from Michael Rogers as he shares insight into what the future holds for AI (Artificial Intelligence) and more.   The Future of Learning from Michael Rogers on Vimeo.
  • The PD (Parkinson’s Disease) Coach Discoveries made along my Parkinson’s journey Exercise and Parkinson’s. If you have PD you have been bombarded since diagnosis with the message that you need to exercise. Whether it’s dance or walking, running or resistance training, swimming or boxing, the message is relentless that you should be physically active. Enough Already! Since August of 2010 there have ...
  • Longer Life Within Walking Distance Researchers find exercise often works just as well as drugs for the treatment of heart disease and stroke, and the prevention of diabetes. Exercise is medicine. Watch this video to learn more. In health, Michael Greger, M.D.   Sponsored by Willow Valley Communities Read Dr. Greger’s Best Selling book: How Not To Die. Click the book for purchase information.                 In addition to showing what ...
  • The Power of Silence Silence is a resource that has been used from time immemorial to enter into the depth of our being.  World religions have acknowledged its value through their various spiritual perspectives and practices as an integral part of the ideal service of spiritual worship.  In Christianity exists the silence of contemplative prayer.  In Buddhism, allowing the ...
  • The “No Fear” Path to Change In today’s hectic and competitive world, one that our ancestors could have never dreamed of, fear is self-inflicted and chronic, the by-product of our mind running rampant, chattering and creating virtual fearful situations … fear of failure, injury, sickness, loss, humiliation, pain or loss of status. You see, we humans inherited a magnificent ability to respond ...
  • Sneak Peek: Renwick Invitational 2018 When you think of the Renwick Gallery, images of a bright floor to ceiling rainbow or faceted moving mushroomsmight come to mind.  It’s true, the Renwick Gallery has been known to offer blockbuster exhibitions, such as No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man, that give you Instagram-worthy photography. One of my favorite events at the Renwick Gallery happens once every two years in the form of ...
  • I’m Not That Kind of Person I got my car detailed for the first time last month. I’m not the kind of person who splurges on things like that, but when I spilled a strawberry smoothie throughout the passenger area, there was no choice. My car is now amazing, cleaner than when it was new! I’m not sure what kind of ...
  • Reflections on Empathy The word “empathy” came to me through diverse situations and sparked my enthusiasm to share a few thoughts on the topic in the context of a “Life Lived Forward.” Empathy is a broad concept that refers to the cognitive and emotional reactions of an individual to the observed, wide range of experiences of another.  Emotion researchers ...