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. She’s hoping her novel, about a therapist and second chances, will be published in 2023.

Latest Posts By Darlene Corbett

2 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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4 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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8 months 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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10 months 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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11 months 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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12 months 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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1 year ago

The Good, Bad, and Ugly Truths of Aging

Are you 60? How about 70? Maybe you have crossed 80? What about 90? If you’re past 60, there are certain truths that you have definitely encountered…

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1 year ago

Learning Another Language as a Sexagenarian, Not Easy!

I always wanted to learn another language. Why? The only reason I could surmise is my desire for learning. Also, I love a challenge, and what better way than conquering a new language? So, I have embarked on learning Spanish, a journey of agony and ecstasy.

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2 years 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 years ago

Not Feeling Blessed? Change the Tune!

I come to you this morning to say three simple words: You are blessed! “What do you mean,” you might ask. It’s simple, really. You are reading, which means you are alive. So, you are blessed! You must remind yourself that you have the privilege of reaching 60…

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