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Living Alone Doesn’t Have to Mean Living Lonely

More older women are living alone than older men in the United States, whether as a result of divorce, widowhood, or by choice. This number has decrea... Read More
high functioning autism
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Tips for Living with a High Functioning Autistic Child

Challenges, Triumphs, Blessings Living with a child diagnosed with high functioning autism is quite an adventure into personal "character building." ... Read More
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10 Common Regrets After 50

Major life regrets have long been considered an inevitable part of growing older, and the half-century mark is a natural place for most women to stop ... Read More
Work-Life Balance
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Put Yourself on the List: Learning Work-Life Balance

At 9 pm on Saturday night, I left the courthouse. I had been selected as a juror for a trial a little more than two weeks earlier. It was only two we... Read More
sleep deprivation
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Are You Sleep Deprived? The Struggle is Real

Are you groggy morning after morning, reaching for the snooze button until it runs out of repeats? Most afternoons when 4 o’clock rolls around, woul... Read More
emotional pain
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Anger Can Be Good

Years ago, I was hosting a dinner party at my house for some close friends. During dinner, I got into a serious conversation with my dinner partner. S... Read More
secret to a happy life
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Secret to a Happy Life: When I’m Hungry, I Eat. When I’m Tired, I Sleep.

When asked the secret to his calm and happy life, a wise guru replied: When I’m hungry, I eat. When I’m tired, I sleep. The answer may seem trite ... Read More
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When do We Win? Working Toward Contentment

Research strongly suggests that the most people who have reached contentment are those over 55. Some reports say that the over eighties are the most c... Read More
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Study Reveals Money Buys Happiness: Do You Agree?

"If I were a rich man..." as the song lyrics say in the production of Fiddler on the Roof. If you were, would you strut like a peacock or have a fine ... Read More
Mel Robbins' 5 second rule
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How the 5 Second Rule Can Change Your Life

When we think about changing our lives, we typically think about big changes that take time. For instance, "On average, it takes more than 2 months ... Read More
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Use the 80/20 Rule to Maximize Fulfillment and Joy

In the 19th century, economist Alfredo Pareto first discovered the 80/20 rule after noticing that only a vital few pea pods in his garden produced a d... Read More
self care practices
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Ease Career Transitions with These Self Care Practices

Right out of the gate, 2017 seems to be in a rapid-fire state of flux, from politics to business. If your professional life is currently in transition... Read More