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Stay Healthy After 50

Stay Healthy After 50

  Stay Healthy after 50, the way to a  glowing life! It so does seem that with our lives extending way beyond our grandparents, we have this extra time to truly find ways to live in our own vibrancy and health after 50. In fact 50 is no longer even considered old! So what are we going to do to insure our bodies and minds are well connected and cared for? After all once we get to our golden years,…

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Rejuvenate with these Tips

Rejuvenate with these Tips

This is an affiliate contributed post. Rejuvenate, isn’t that a great word?  Rejuvenate: to make (someone or something) look or feel younger, fresher, or more lively. “a bid to rejuvenate the town center” restore (a river or stream) to a condition characteristic of a younger landscape. The sense of rejuvenation is ages old. We all need that minute of time and space where we re-gather our strength and spirit. So when we realize we are needing that sense of revitalizing…

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Be as Healthy As You Can Be

Be as Healthy As You Can Be

Be as healthy as you can be, how often have we heard that! And yet how seriously do we take it? We do only have one body. And for most of us we are not always cognizant of listening to it. Do you listen to your body? Are we really being as healthy as we can be? At least I can say for myself I am not always listening.. I have this very strong willed sense that I can override…

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Our friends at Work, How They Become Family

Our friends at Work, How They Become Family

We spend so much time at work,it only makes sense that we form great bonds with our colleagues. And because of that, our friends at work become family. I think that enhances our working  life having people that become our friends at work, yes? This is a contributed affiliate post.    Most people will spend thirty percent of their life at work, and that total includes the time we spend asleep. That means – and this will be a tough…

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Art to Aging Gracefully,ready?

Art to Aging Gracefully,ready?

Is there an art to aging gracefully?  Although we never have any guarantees in this journey of life, we do know that each day we are aging. But are we aging gracefully?  Is there an art to aging gracefully?  Let’s talk about this. The joy of each day is of course up to us. How  we choose to walk into each moment., or interact. And there are several things that make aging a bit more effortless. Are you prepared for…

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Simple Ways To Make Sure You Travel More

Simple Ways To Make Sure You Travel More

Ahhh, traveling. Just the word conjures up beaches and land marks and amazing experiences. So where do you want to go? And have you seriously thought of how you are going to make it happen? Well, don’t give up. This can happen for you. Just figure out what you have to do to travel more. Because who would not want to spend their time having such grand experiences? And traveling doesn’t have to be a huge expense. There are many…

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FOR THE LOVE OF SELF, 12 steps

FOR THE LOVE OF SELF, 12 steps

You know that feeling of the uh oh? When its pretty apparent something did not go down well in your deepest space? I know that feeling. I am pretty sure you might know it too. We have all lived there at times. Well, maybe not you. But for sure I have. Grin. The question is though, what are we willing to do for the love of self? Are we willing to forego the easy and go for the sustained knowing?…

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WHAT IS YOUR VISION FOR LIFE? our power of passion

WHAT IS YOUR VISION FOR LIFE? our power of passion

How many times have we heard or been asked, what is your passion? What is your vision? Sometimes we groan and sometimes we just spill over in our own excitement to answer that question. I think it is really asking what is the reason that we get out of bed each day. What is that spark that drives us to be driven towards an ideal? The Japanese have a concept that is called Ikigai. The translation is our reason for…

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DEATH AS A CELEBRATION, CONSCIOUS DYING

DEATH AS A CELEBRATION, CONSCIOUS DYING

  People are singing, music is playing, People are swaying with the music, There is laughter and a gathering of a circle of loved ones. The  drumming is stirring hearts. To the outsider it looks like a party. For those participating, it is a celebration of death. For many of us, especially those in the West, we tend to hear the word dying and change the subject. It is a word that has come to be filled with dread and…

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OH, JUST GET OVER YOURSELF…Uh Oh

OH, JUST GET OVER YOURSELF…Uh Oh

  How often have I uttered these words? She asks as she tucks her red face into her shirt. In fact, I said these not lovely words to someone today. I meant them in a loving way. But for some reason it was not seen that way. And more than that, I was probably being borderline…ummm, ugly. Okay, I am going to come clean here. I want people to get over themselves because, I am not comfortable being in a…

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HOW CAN I CHANGE MY LIFE COMPLETELY? One Step at a Time

HOW CAN I CHANGE MY LIFE COMPLETELY? One Step at a Time

Today I had the most extraordinary sense of Yes I can! You know what I did? I drove a car for the first time in six years…yes, I did. I had forgotten how freeing that sensation of driving is. I found myself rolling down the windows and hollering YES YES YES ! And as if that was not enough, I drove through my beloved mountain winding roads and ended up on a trail leading to the top of a mountain….

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HOW DO YOU KNOW WHEN THE UNIVERSE IS TRYING TO TELL YOU SOMETHING

HOW DO YOU KNOW WHEN THE UNIVERSE IS TRYING TO TELL YOU SOMETHING

  Today I was telling a friend about something that happened so many years ago. I was totally perplexed that it came up. But for some reason, today, it showed itself to me. And I wondered why today? And what was I supposed to do with it? How do you know when the universe is trying to tell you something?   It certainly felt like a message was coming my way. That a new way of viewing yesterday, was the…

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WHAT IS THE MEANING OF LIFE FOR YOU?

WHAT IS THE MEANING OF LIFE FOR YOU?

Ah, she asks so glibly! What is the meaning of life for you? Take a breath, don’t think. Go deep inside your heart and see what comes to the surface. Anything? This is hard question. And it baffles most of us. Are we in search for really deep meaning or just ready to put on our ice skates and glide along? The definition of life has so many interpretations. From philosophical to just surviving, from biological to humanistic meaning. This…

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LIFE AS A SPIRITUAL JOURNEY, do we accept the challenge?

LIFE AS A SPIRITUAL JOURNEY, do we accept the challenge?

    In my community, there is constant conversation about living in spirituality. And I have to admit it is a lively topic. We are what we choose to live. The challenge is, there is an element here of hierarchy. How can one be more spiritual than another? Is the monk who sits on a mountain top more spiritual than the mother who nurses her sick child? To me, Life as a spiritual journey, is everyone’s calling. Do we indeed…

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CAN I ACHIEVE INNER PEACE, in my own head?

CAN I ACHIEVE INNER PEACE, in my own head?

Wow, now that is a question that speaks volumes! For what is peace? How do we define it? Meaning we want our heads to stop chattering so incessantly, or that we want to live in true peace through our day? Can I achieve inner peace in my own head? Is it possible? WHAT IS INNER PEACE? First off to me, my definition of inner peace is like a ship that sails on calm seas. Nothing pitches it forwards or backwards…

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