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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!

10 Ways to Collect Memories and Share Your Stories After 60
1 year ago

10 Ways to Collect Memories and Share Your Stories After 60

By  •  Lifestyle

Do you wish you could preserve your footprints on this planet by saving your stories? Do you often wish you knew more about a relative who has passed away? How many times have you heard someone say, “There are so many questions I should have asked”? Read More

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

Memoir Writing – How to Write About Yourself
1 year ago

Memoir Writing – How to Write About Yourself

By  •  Lifestyle

There is a certain truth you must realize when writing a memoir: You are the central character in the story, therefore you must write about who you are. You cannot assume that the reader knows you, even if they are a close relative. Read More

6 Ways Being 60 Takes You Back to the 60s
1 year ago

6 Ways Being 60 Takes You Back to the 60s

There’s a lot to love about being in your 60s. And, if you are 60, you may remember the 1960s. That may depend on how many mind-altering experiences you had in the 1960s, however.

These two “60s” have a great deal in common, some good, some not so much. Here are 6 ways my 60s are like the 60s. Read More

Want to Write Your Legacy Story? Here Are 3 Easy Steps to Get Started Today
2 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

Did You Love Bewitched? Bet You Didn’t Know These 10 Crazy Facts About the Show!
2 years ago

Did You Love Bewitched? Bet You Didn’t Know These 10 Crazy Facts About the Show!

By  •  Lifestyle

As a young woman, I was always on the lookout for female role models. There were not a lot of them on television in the 1960s. In fact, I remember my first real exposure to TV was Bonanza where four guys dominated the screen. I didn’t let this stop me from identifying with who I thought was the most handsome, interesting and clever. Adam of course!  Read More

Were They Really the “Good Old Days”?
2 years ago

Were They Really the “Good Old Days”?

By  •  Mindset

My mother never made it to 60, sadly passing away just two weeks after her 59th birthday. At 21, however, I viewed her as an old lady. Read More

How Writing a Short-Form Memoir Will Help to Clarify Your Truth with Loved Ones
2 years ago

How Writing a Short-Form Memoir Will Help to Clarify Your Truth with Loved Ones

By  •  Mindset

Writing your memoir is a profound gift to yourself and to those with whom you’ve shared a walk down difficult paths. Read More

Do You Miss the Elegant and Personal Touch of Long Ago?
2 years ago

Do You Miss the Elegant and Personal Touch of Long Ago?

In the summer of 1981, I was living in Boston and participating in a summer placement during graduate school. One morning, I happened to turn on the television, and lo and behold: the wedding of Diana and Charles was happening at that moment! Read More

Otis Redding: 50 Years Gone, But Still Respected
2 years ago

Otis Redding: 50 Years Gone, But Still Respected

By  •  Lifestyle

1968 was a turbulent year. There were the tragic assassinations of Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert Kennedy, anti-war demonstrators in the streets, students taking over college campuses and government buildings, cities torched and burning, and an increasingly unpopular war in Vietnam claiming lives daily. Read More