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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You Can Trust Your Feelings, but only so far.

  Seems to me that I have spent most of my career, getting clients in touch with their feelings. These days I spend even more time getting people out of their feelings and into their heads. I know I am…

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The Gift of Feeling Lonely

Recently I had occasion to spend a couple of weeks in a community where, except for my husband who had to be away for hours each day, I didn’t know anyone. Nope, not a soul. Boredom has never been my…

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