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About Douglas Winslow Cooper

Douglas Winslow Cooper, Ph.D. is a former Harvard science professor. He still publishes and helps others write and publish their books, via http://WriteYourBookWithMe.com. Douglas's life's central theme has been a half-century romance with his wife Tina Su Cooper, now quadriplegic due to multiple sclerosis, who receives 24/7 nursing care at home. Visit his website here http://managenursingcareathome.com
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5 Practical Memory Tips for Older Adults
1 day ago

5 Practical Memory Tips for Older Adults

Where did I leave my keys? What did I come here to buy? What’s her name?

As we go through life, we need to remember many things. Though this may seem harder as we grow older, it isn’t necessarily so. Read More

29 Powerful Ways to Stimulate Your Brain After 60
2 months ago

29 Powerful Ways to Stimulate Your Brain After 60

Want to think like a genius?

Take some of the 29 tips in the recent book by I. C. Robledo, The Secret Principles of Genius, who picked them up by studying the lives of great thinkers and doers, like Aristotle, DaVinci, Mozart, Tesla, Grace Hopper, Jackson Pollock, Prince (!), Einstein, Madame Curie, Buckminster Fuller, Steve Jobs et al. Read More

Keeping Up with a Changing World After 60
3 months ago

Keeping Up with a Changing World After 60

We must adapt.

Over a century ago, the father of evolutionary biology, Charles Darwin wrote, “It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is most adaptable to change.” Read More

Mourning in Maturity: Going Beyond “Closure” After Losing a Loved One
4 months ago

Mourning in Maturity: Going Beyond “Closure” After Losing a Loved One

We’ve reached a stage in life where death is closer to us than it ever was – death of parents, friends, siblings, associates. When it happens, we are often given advice to obtain “closure,” defined as a sense of finality…
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Stop Feeling Powerless: Influence is Not Just a Young Person’s Game!
4 months ago

Stop Feeling Powerless: Influence is Not Just a Young Person’s Game!

Softer than raw power, but still very important, influence plays a role in most of our communications with each other. Influence is a two-way street: we want to enhance ours and not be overly swayed by theirs. Read More

Yes, Looks Still Matter After 60
5 months ago

Yes, Looks Still Matter After 60

Women, including those in our Sixty and Me community, know what research confirms: one is fortunate to be good-looking. Physical attractiveness is a major factor in how we are treated. Read More

6 Keys to Being Creative at Any Age
5 months ago

6 Keys to Being Creative at Any Age

We would all like to be creative. Perhaps it is not so hard.

“Curiosity about life in all its aspects, I think, is still the secret of great creative people,” noted the late Leo Burnett, outstanding advertising executive and founder of the firm that bears his name. If so, then by encouraging our own curiosity, we can become more creative.
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Will Your Belief in Baby Steps Doom Your New Year’s Resolutions This Year?
6 months ago

Will Your Belief in Baby Steps Doom Your New Year’s Resolutions This Year?

Happy New Year! Perhaps you’ve made a resolution – or two or three – to make 2017 a year of change for you. Fine. Good first step.

Getting committed, really committed, is the message of a recent, highly acclaimed book by Linda Formichelli. It is called Commit: How to Blast Through Problems & Reach Your Goals Through Massive Action. Read More

8 Controversial Life Lessons from the Creator of the Dilbert Comic Strip
6 months ago

8 Controversial Life Lessons from the Creator of the Dilbert Comic Strip

Scott Adams, successful author and entrepreneur, is best known for his highly popular daily cartoon strip, Dilbert, chronicling the workplace ups and downs of this nicely nerdy engineer and his odd work fellows, which include a pointy-haired boss and colleagues who make an art of work-shirking. Read More

GET GLAD: Your Practical Guide to a Happier Life After 60
7 months ago

GET GLAD: Your Practical Guide to a Happier Life After 60

In this holiday season, many people find themselves happier than usual, but some do not.

Their expectations are not met because the past seems better than the present. It’s good to be reminded how to get back on track, how to get happier.

Harry Hoover’s little book, GET GLAD, is indeed a “practical guide to a happier life.” Read More