Self-Improvement

Common Threads

Lest We Forget

With time, the power and pain of historical tragedies can soften. But that is dangerous. 9/11 changed our lives forever. Never forget.

Self-Improvement

Enhance the Impact of What You’re Saying By Optimizing Your Voice

Your voice tells listeners more than what you say. Banish ahs and ums, slow down your speech, adjust your volume.

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Deconstructing “Generation Wealth”

1980s consumerism is past, but the sense of entitlement lingers. There is a high price for that perfect life. What life do you really want?

Aging for Beginners

7 Reasons for Perpetual Lateness Syndrome…and What to Do About It

When you retired, did you throw away your alarm clock? Perpetual Lateness Syndrome doesn’t work, even in retirement. Time to fix it.

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The Power of Preparation

Want to feel proud and confident? Do your homework.

Self-Improvement

Use Tiny Habits to Change Your Life—with BJ Fogg

Change can be intimidating…especially big change. But what if you needed to make only tiny changes to achieve big results?…

Self-Improvement

Being Nice Can Be Self-Destructive

Constantly trying to keep the peace can harm you and doesn’t necessarily fix anything. Learn to stand up for yourself.

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Hollywood’s Very Glass House

Hollywood is missing its opportunity to catalyze the social changes they so righteously support. When you have the power, why not use it?

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48 Hours to Restore at the Beach

You don’t have to live at the shore to go to the metaphorical beach and enjoy the deep restorative benefits of the relaxed, easy lifestyle. I did.

Aging for Beginners

How to Hula Hoop: Mastering the Impossible

Even if you failed once, twice, three times, you can still master that skill. At 72, Adrianne Berg just did.

Common Threads

Taking My Own Advice

What advice would you give to your younger self? Perspective from nearly six decades provides a great view.

Self-Improvement

Suddenly Single…How to Start Your New Life

Single life can be healthy, fun and fulfilling. Make the most of being single.

Self-Improvement

8 Secrets to Making Good Habits Stick

Good habits are not out of reach if you know the secrets for how to stick to them. Two behavior experts explain how.

Common Threads

Yes, Mom…Yes, America

“Yes” is one of the best feel-good words. I love saying it. My mother raised me in a world of “yes,” and our country grew from a position of “yes.”

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The Indecision of Decision Making

When given the chance to control parts of their life, many people let others decide and become a victim in their own lives. Tragic.