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Nostalgia

Thinking about the past is fun, but, did you know that nostalgia is also good for your brain? Find out what neuroscientists, have to say about nostalgia. Let’s think about the past together!

5 Ways to Make Your Life Story More Exciting… Including Time Travel in a Hot Tub
2 years ago

5 Ways to Make Your Life Story More Exciting… Including Time Travel in a Hot Tub

We have lived many lifetimes and have so many stories. But sometimes stories elude us. We can’t think of even one. No worries, here are five ways to launch your story. Browse an album of photographs from your past…
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6 Reasons to Attend Your 40th Class Reunion
2 years ago

6 Reasons to Attend Your 40th Class Reunion

Do you attend class reunions or avoid them? I have friends who regularly organize class reunions and other friends who wouldn’t go even if they were paid to attend. I’ve been on both sides – eagerly attending some reunions and dismissing others. Read More

Sometimes We Grow Up, Sometimes We Just Grow Old: The Other Side of High School Reunions
2 years ago

Sometimes We Grow Up, Sometimes We Just Grow Old: The Other Side of High School Reunions

By  •  Lifestyle

A few mornings ago, Margaret Manning tossed down the gauntlet, gently as ever, for all of us to consider how our last high school reunion went. That is, of course, for those of us who chose to attend…
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10 Things from Your Childhood that You Should Start Doing Again in Your 60s
2 years ago

10 Things from Your Childhood that You Should Start Doing Again in Your 60s

Do you remember playing as a child? Without work or obligations, you were free to wander around, use your imagination and indulge in things just for the sake of doing them. Play was relaxing and fun and brought joy to your days. Read More

6 Insights I Picked Up on My 51st Class Reunion
2 years ago

6 Insights I Picked Up on My 51st Class Reunion

By  •  Lifestyle

My high school class is not one of the those who have regular reunions. We had one 10 years after graduation, then nothing. So, I was surprised – and delighted – to get an invitation to celebrate…
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Embracing Memories of the Distant Past: A Way to Stay Connected to a World Long Gone
2 years ago

Embracing Memories of the Distant Past: A Way to Stay Connected to a World Long Gone

When Notre Dame was severely damaged by a massive fire recently, all the world mourned. In one sense, it ‘belonged’ solely to Paris or, perhaps, to France. But in another sense, it belonged to all of us…

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Arranging Family Photos in Your Senior Years Can Bring a New Perspective and Purpose to Your Life
2 years ago

Arranging Family Photos in Your Senior Years Can Bring a New Perspective and Purpose to Your Life

For most of my life, I looked at family photos as most others did – they were little snippets of time. I would pick up a few envelopes of prints and flip through the 20 or 36 photos inside…
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Things My Mother Always Said – That Now I Know Were True
2 years ago

Things My Mother Always Said – That Now I Know Were True

When my mother was the age that I am now, I had five children, ages 11 to 3. I was home schooling all of them, making food from scratch, and living my best earth-mother-type life. And, I had a neuro-muscular disease…
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3 Ways to Reconcile Your Own Childhood in Your Role as a Mother
2 years ago

3 Ways to Reconcile Your Own Childhood in Your Role as a Mother

By  •  Mindset

Nothing surpasses motherhood. Of all the feelings, emotions and do-overs I would like in my life, my relationship with myself vis-a-vis my daughter is at the top of the list. Read More

Want to Write Your Legacy Story? Here Are 3 Easy Steps to Get Started Today
3 years ago

Want to Write Your Legacy Story? Here Are 3 Easy Steps to Get Started Today

By  •  Lifestyle

Does crafting your legacy story sound daunting? It doesn’t have to be. I’ll share a few ideas for starting small! Whatever you create will be a gift to your family, your friends and, most importantly, to you. Read More