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Darlene Corbett views herself as a life-long learner, work-in-progress, bibliophile, and logophile. Darlene's primary roles are now Therapist, Hypnotherapist, and Author/Writer. At age 61, her first book on personal development was traditionally published. Her book, Visible Forever, will be published by WordCrafts Press in the spring of 2024.

Latest Posts By Darlene Corbett

1 week ago

The Perennial Fruits of Our Imagination

Older adults, raise your hand if you believe that imagination’s ripeness remains in the realm of children. If your hand shot up, you should know I would’ve joined you – until two months ago…

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2 months ago

What If You Did Not Have a Choice to Age Well?

A new year is upon us. Yes, that means the hands of time are moving as they have throughout eternity. For those of us who are in the sunset and twilight of our lives, we recognize that sooner than later time ticks toward the midnight hour…

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2 months ago

Too Old? Humbug, I Say!

Several days a week, I visit the local Dunkin’s. My purpose of going is to purchase a coffee roll for a loved-one unable to go themselves. I ask for the Senior discount because I’d rather give the workers the extra tip. When I ask, I smile and say…

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3 months ago

The Miracle of Living NOW

Living now, in our day and time, is unparalleled, which requires me to revisit this theme again. You might ask, “What do you mean?” Every time I finish an article, something amazing happens that reminds me of the incredible resilience and creativity…

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7 months ago

Have You Tried Youthful Thinking? It Works!

Not long ago, a lovely friend of mine referred to herself as an “old woman.” She had inserted another adjective, but it is irrelevant for this discussion. I did not respond to her self-description, but I thought to myself, “You are a talented, creative woman…

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9 months ago

3 Phenomena Show There’s No Better Time for Living Than Now

I’ve written on this theme many times, but I’ll repeat myself: There’s never a better time for living than now. You might ask why? What’s so great about getting older? Well, we have a choice: See our third portion of life as a privilege…

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1 year ago

Learning to Brush Off the Arrows and Set an Example

We’ve lived six decades plus to know we can’t escape unexpected surprises, good and bad. Several weeks ago, I wrote some thoughts about a phenomenon I’ve witnessed throughout my 40 years in behavioral health. I embedded a familiar story…

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1 year ago

Gaslighting! Word of the Year but Nothing New

Gaslighting. What does the word evoke? I planned on writing an article about it, but Merriam-Webster beat me to it, crowning gaslighting as the word of the year. Therapists have been familiar with gaslighting prior to its 2022 coronation…

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1 year ago

Boomers: 65 and Beyond Staying Alive

Age 65! What are your thoughts when you hear it? Let’s start with past messages. Old, over the hill, retirement, social security, and Medicare for Americans are a few common ones. Well, that was then. No more…

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1 year ago

Embrace the Dance at Any Age: Contemplating the Wonders of All Forms of Dance

The great Bob Marley once said, “Forget your troubles and dance.” How simple yet so profound and true! When we immerse in music and dance, everything else seems to drift away and leave only the desire to sway to the rhythm…

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