Canada is All About Relationships

Research about well-being and happiness comes back with the same results time and time again. The key to living a good life is having good relationships. In short, no matter how much you have, if you don’t have connection with…

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Do You See What I See?

I was looking for faces of people 50+ on one of my favourite image sites to use in a new blog. I see pictures of babies, kids, cute 20 somethings, and some people selected who look overly-ancient, but where are…

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The New Old in the Age of Not Acting Your Age

I recently had the pleasure of attending the 50+ Festival at Ryerson University in Toronto where I was blown away by the keynote speaker, David Cravit of Zoomer Media and author of his book, The New Old David encapsulated my…

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Retirement Day

Retirement Day   Today is a special day because today is a good friend’s first day of retirement. She has worked long and hard and I know that she has made an important contribution to those around her. Bravo! You…

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Where You Focus Your Attention is Where You Go

I recently had the pleasure of reading Garth Stein’s wonderful book, The Art of Racing in the Rain. (I also had the pleasure of hearing him speak recently at a book-store presentation; he was witty, informative, and engaging. I look…

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Inspiring Resilience

There are some situations  where you are left feeling run over by life. Rather like coming through an emotional wringer. Some situations are the fault of others: a nasty relationship split; an abusive workplace; or an undermining partner. Then there are…

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