Category Archives: health

Help Yourself to Some Self-Care Links

After I’d been presenting my teamwork session at the Brown Schools Ranch for awhile, I was asked to develop a follow-up class, “Team-Building 2,” as it were. I’d start off by asking everyone to write down their top 3 priorities … Continue reading

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Still Here — Still Aging

Granny sent me this birthday card once: It’s your birthday — so, you’re a little older…      (inside) SO WHAT?! So’s everybody else! Still one of my favorites… Tomorrow, September 24, is my birthday — I will celebrate turning … Continue reading

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Get Happy!

Happiness is an inside job. —William Arthur Ward In our Declaration of Independence, we celebrate and venerate “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness” — not happiness itself, mind you, but instead, the pursuit of happiness. Through the ages, humans … Continue reading

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More Laughter Yoga!

This is a follow-up to my earlier post about Laughter Yoga, with a few more resources to help you explore this phenomenon. At the end, you’ll see why I am posting this today, a special day for laughter yoga. They … Continue reading

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An Amateur Looks at Aging

“The trouble is: You think you have time.” —Jack Cornfield, Buddha’s Little Instruction Booklet I’ve become interested in several topics related to aging lately because I happen to be aging myself  — you are, too! I am an amateur at … Continue reading

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“Only a River Gonna Make Things Right…”

Walking alongside a river, large or small, always revitalizes me in mind, body, and spirit. The water restores my soul, the walking invigorates my body, and I swear sometimes, I can smell life-giving vapors rising off the surface to saturate … Continue reading

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The Joy of Laughing for No Reason

I love to laugh. I love to hear people laugh. I love making people laugh. Me & laughter go a long way back, from classroom wisecracks to high school humor columns to comedy videos. Laughter generally even works its way … Continue reading

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