Collaborating in Resolving Conflicts

During  a radio program, the interviewer asked me, “How can we confront conflict collaboratively?” It is significantly useful to be ready and open, LISTENING to the points of view of others,  and making a continuing effort to understand their ideas and motives.  To support the possibility of understanding the other’s

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Are You Seeing the Big Picture?

THRIVE-ing is about living the life you have envisioned.  Are you seeing the big picture? Are you THRIVE-ing now?  If not, what are some of the things in your life that you would like to change?  Does your vision reflect the changes you want to make? In order to THRIVE,

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What Comes After COVID? Ten Possibilities.

I’m already working–virtually, of course–with clients on what the post-COVID future may hold. One trend is clear: the “virtualization” of our world has greatly accelerated. Work from home, telemedicine, virtual shopping, distance learning, socializing, exercise: more activities than we might imagine will move to the virtual world during the rest

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The Working Worried

Many of us, today, are working and worried. Gone are the days when having a job meant “doing your job.” We are feeling anxious and worried because we can no longer expect our work to be the same as it was in the past. Staying ahead of the game is

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The pandemic isn’t making ageism worse. It’s exposing it—and that’s a good thing.

Media coverage of anything aging-related has long been characterized by alarmist hand-wringing, the most egregious example being the gray tsunami metaphor. Coverage of the pandemic is no exception, given that some three quarters of COVID19-related deaths are of people over age 65, many occurring in nursing homes where the virus has run largely unchecked.

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Live Your Best

How do I go about summing up the Live Your Best concept? I never want the conversation to sound trite, or dismissive of the very real struggles we face; I never want to sound as though I’m saying that if we just try a little harder it will be all

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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

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5 Technologies Shaking Up Healthcare in 2020

Ever since the dawn of healthcare, physicians have been seeking more effective and efficient ways of curing ailments. Therefore, the use of emerging technologies in healthcare is both an expected and necessary way for healthcare providers to offer treatments that are safer for the patient. This list of the top

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10 Triggers to Revamp Your Life

In 2013 the Gallup Poll found that “70 percent of Americans hate their stupid job.” Even if you are among the 30 percent, beware, things out of your control can put you in the 70 percent in a New York minute! You need a playbook so you aren’t caught flat-footed.

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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.  This is why I recommend 90 minutes of moderate-intensity, or 40 minutes of vigorous-intensity exercise. You can find examples in my free Daily Dozen

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