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“I Have No Regrets” Should be a Mantra for Modern Boomers

By Margaret Manning October 24, 2018

Ok, I’m not a big sports fan. That said, there’s one statistic that has always amazed me. Many people know that, in 1923, the famous baseball player, Babe Ruth, broke the record for most home runs in a season. Read More

How to Live Without Regrets After 60

By Margaret Manning October 22, 2018

You can’t get to age 60 without making a few mistakes. These range from small missteps, which nibble at us to larger errors, which keep us up at night. Perhaps the most harmful memories are of the times when we have accidentally hurt someone else – or ourselves for that matter! Read More

Book of the Week: The Dinner List – A Menu of Life, Love, Loss, Family and Regrets

By Margaret Manning October 14, 2018

We’ve all probably been asked, at least once in our lives, to name five people, living or dead, with whom we’d like to have dinner. Read More

Prince Harry’s Regret, Europe’s Security and the Democratic Party’s Choice

By Margaret Manning July 27, 2016

Few people have captured the imagination of the world more strongly than Princess Diana. Of course, famous people aren’t just icons. They are also mothers and fathers, sons and daughters. In today’s media-obsessed culture, this is more important to remember than ever. Recently, her son, Prince Harry, spoke about her death and the grieving process in general. His words are important for anyone who has lost someone close to them. Join us as we discuss Hillary Clinton’s official nomination as the Democratic Party’s presidential candidate, the security situation in Europe and some fun facts about Helen Mirren. I’ll also announce who won the cute little bag from Bali that I showed you yesterday. Come join us for a cup of tea and a chat! Read More

Healing the World and Avoiding Regrets

By Margaret Manning July 17, 2016

Good morning! One of the side-effects of all of the tragic news that we have been hearing about lately is that it makes us think more about our own lives. Have we done all of the things that we wanted to do? Have we told the people closest to us how much we care? As the people of France and Turkey begin the difficult process of healing, I want to start a conversation about how to avoid regrets after 60. Join me as we discuss the healing process in Nice and Turkey, Trump’s new VP choice, avoiding regrets, the story of an 86-year-old woman with 86 grandkids and much more! Come join us for a cup of tea and a chat! Read More

What are the Top Regrets of the Dying?

By Margaret Manning April 20, 2013

After palliative care nurse Bronnie Ware wrote an online article highlighting the top five regrets of the dying, people all over the internet began cataloguing their own aspirations and wishes. Ware listed the top 5 regrets of her patients as follows: Read More

Easy Ways to Honor Those You’ve Lost (And Yourself)

By Danna Walker March 19, 2023

I recently traveled to Nashville, Tennessee, where music pours from every bar, restaurant and hotel, in a raucous and often heartfelt tribute to life, love and the human condition.
After listening to no fewer than 18 singer-songwriters…

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Are You 60 and Navigating Adult Child Estrangement and Mental Health Issues?

By Marie Morin March 14, 2023

Estrangement is already an extremely delicate and challenging situation, and it becomes even more tricky to navigate with mental illness. The ups and downs of having an adult child with mental illness could create a nightmarish dynamic of confusion and sadness…

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5 Things to Do for Yourself Every Day After Your 50th Birthday

By Leslie Moon March 14, 2023

Most, if not all of us, have spent our lives up until this point juggling and trying to balance many of our life roles. Working, parenting, being a spouse, caring for parents, finding time for our friends are only a few. Although many of us…

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Retirement: Will You Lose Your Identity or Expand It?

By Karen Spencer March 01, 2023

The day when I retired and gave back my office keys, downloaded all my course documents, and met with Human Resources had me questioning my decision. My last week of teaching in college was a roller coaster of emotions…

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