Self-Improvement

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

When You Rush Through Something…

“When you want to hurry something, that means you no longer care about it…” The question is, Why did you stop caring?

Common Threads

When the Old Gang Gets Together

Getting the old gang together brings comfort and new perspective. What we didn’t say when young—and what we are free to say when old

Aging for Beginners

Is It Too Late to Abolish the Senior Discount?

Adriane Berg says that senior discounts are a form of ageism—segregating oldsters based purely on age. And it’s not right.

Your Personal Mind-Body Coach

Don’t Forget to Celebrate Your Accomplishments

Taking the time to celebrate your successes (what I call “jumping for joy”) can boost motivation. But not everyone is so good at self-acknowledgement…

Common Threads

Lessons from the World’s Longest Photo Shoot

If you want excellence, it takes commitment and endless patience. I watched it this weekend.

Common Threads

When to Shut Up

The social dilemma of unsolicited advice. Too much given…too much received. Know when to help and when to hush.

Self-Improvement

The Real Reasons Some People Are Accident Prone

People tend to be accident prone not because of some inherent characteristic or fate, but because of their choices and habits, which can be changed.

Common Threads

Are You Worried? Or Do You Just Care?

If you love someone, you worry about them, right? Maybe not. Turn down the worry…turn up the love.

Common Threads

Howard Beale’s Crystal Ball: The Extreme Limitations and Dangers of Broadcast News

We are in a death spiral of biased messaging throughout the media. Seeing the distortion is step one in breaking free.

Common Threads

Where Everyone Is Beautiful

Reflections on my time as a ballroom dancer. A world that touches the physical, spiritual and emotional. A magical place where everyone is “beautiful”.

Aging for Beginners

Why Netflix The Last Laugh is Mandatory Viewing

Finding the right community for retirement gives individuals the “last laugh” in their next chapter of life. You have the freedom to choose.

Self-Improvement

6 Clever Strategies for Ending Bad Habits and Starting Good Ones

There are more effective ways to alter our habits—and they have to do with how we see ourselves.

Common Threads

Good Words, Good Deeds, Good Thoughts

Good words, good deeds, good thoughts. If we all just follow those six words, what a wonderful world it can continue to be.

Your Personal Mind-Body Coach

Your Secret Weapon Against Worry, Anxiety, Even Temptation

Worry is useless and just fuels anxiety. Here’s the simplest and most effective way to face your fears…and even resist temptation and stick to your goals.