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Dr. Michael MacDonald is a clinical psychologist and avid hockey player. He is a big fan of RoomtoRead.org and similar charities which promote education and gender equality for girls in low-income countries. Send for a Free ebook, How to Feel Younger in Your Retirement Years, from his website, http://www.awarmheart.ca/.

Latest Posts By Michael MacDonald

3 weeks ago

5 Ways to Grow and Not Decay

We can easily slip (or decay) into a life that we do not want. We may not even know how it has happened. Like the saying goes, the life we counted on can “just slip away.” Our health can deteriorate. Our mental state can become confused and dull…

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7 months ago

Your Memory Is Better Than You Think (Part Two)

Sometimes our worries will take us to the worst place. Even though such worries may be based on assumptions that don’t hold up when we look at them closely. I started this discussion in my most recent post, Your Memory Иs Better Than You Think, Part One…

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9 months ago

Your Memory Is Better Than You Think (Part One)

We all have senior moments, don’t we? Or do we? We all have moments when we are not as sharp as we need to be. Or times when we have trouble remembering an actor’s name or a detail from a recent event. And some seniors may notice…

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10 months ago

You May Be Able to Live 7.5 Years Longer: Here’s How

Would you like to add years to your life, years of quality living? Most of us would. There are several ways to do this. Exercise, diet and stress reduction are common strategies, for people of any age, but they are not the only ones…

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1 year ago

Who Was David Crosby?

I still have fond memories of listening to David Crosby and the iconic Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young band. In my early university days, I loved to lie on the floor, put on my headphones, and listen to the album Déjà Vu. The guitar rhythms…

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1 year ago

Michael J. Fox Has a New Superpower and You Can Too

Who can forget the cool energetic guy on the “flying” skateboard – the star of the hugely successful film, Back to the Future? It’s Michael J. Fox, of course, playing the main character, Marty McFly…

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1 year ago

How to Live a Creative Life Even If You Are “Not Creative”

When you think of being creative do you start to feel a little freer? Or do you quickly freeze up with frustration or self-doubt? I would like to help you to loosen up with a few practical ideas from people who know a few things about what creativity really is…

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2 years ago

7 Simple Truths to Help You Manage Chronic Pain

Chronic or long-term pain is surprisingly common. Research has shown that more North Americans are affected by chronic pain than by diabetes, heart disease and cancer combined. Some common and painful illnesses, such as arthritis…

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2 years ago

How to Live an Extraordinary Life at Any Age

What does living an extraordinary life mean to you? World travel? Sky diving? Writing a best-selling novel? These life experiences and accomplishments are exciting. But what about all of the life in between these peak experiences? Don’t we want each day to be extraordinary?

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2 years ago

Does Stress Cause Chronic Pain?

Chronic pain is long-term pain, lasting more than six months, for which there is no cure. How long-term pain affects people’s lives can be very complicated. But the essence of chronic pain is quite simple – pain, long-term, no cure…

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