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Is Sleep Impossible for Those over 50?

I was happy to read that June is National Appreciation month. An entire month for us to contemplate all that there is to appreciate in our lives. What’s at the top of YOUR list? There is so much to be grateful for that I feel I could fill an entire notebook! Here’s my gratitude “shout…

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Have you lost your joy? Want to LAUGH more?

Have you lost the joy in your life? When was the last time you laughed, truly hard? Has the pandemic and resulting quarantines, social distancing, not going out to eat all winter, etc., gotten to you? Well, you’re not alone. It’s been sooooooo long since we’ve been able to do many of the activities that…

Self-Care During an Epidemic – Light UP Your Life!

OMG – it’s December already! OK, I admit it, I’ve had my outdoor holiday lights up for a few weeks. I LOVE the holidays, and, truthfully, 2020 has not been the best of years. We need some cheering up – right?! Wow, we’ve been distancing for so long I feel like I might break when…

How To Be At Peace With Ourselves and Others No Matter What This Election Brings…

This is a difficult time for all of us. It feels like the hate and violence is escalating, and peace of mind becomes harder to find. I especially feel it right this minute as it has hit here, too close to home. Last week a friend of mine set up a display of large round…

Treats For Mother’s Day

This coming Sunday is Mother’s Day in the United States – are you ready? What I have found over the years is that the item that many grown kids think is Mom’s favorite gift, is not really what she’d like to have the most. In spite of what Hallmark tells us, maybe flowers aren’t her…

Halloween Fun Just For You!

Recently, a reader remarked that much of what I discuss and share in these posts is very serious. Although I attempt to bring a bit of humor into my writing, it’s true that relieving back pain or preventing dementia is something that I take very seriously, and I share anything I learn which can help…

Surefire Way To Accomplish Your Goals by Year End!

Wow, today is 10-17-17. That seems crazy to write. How did it get to be 2017? Where have I been since singing along with Jimmy Buffet “where the party will be on Jan 1, 2001”? The years have flown by and now I’m 65. (Paul McCartney reached this age long before I did, and he…