Self-Improvement

Common Threads

Will You Have Regrets When the Pandemic Is Over?

Make 2021 the year of no regrets by making sure your “shoulda-wouldas” from the quarantine are completed. What’s on your list?

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Don’t Be Afraid to Live Your Life

Hiding from life in the name of safety is not living life. It’s time to prepare to return to getting out and living your life.

Self-Improvement

Is a Money-Focused Mind-Set Hurting Your Happiness?

How to become time-smart, rather than money-focused, to create a happier life—better relationships less stress and even more physically fit.

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Your Anger Is Dangerous

The more stressed and angry you are, the higher your chances of getting sick. Try this exercise to stop the stress and increase the joy.

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Have You Joined the Puzzle Trend?

Puzzles are one of the hottest crazes of the pandemic. They ease stress and anxiety for young and old alike.

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Do You Know the Definition of Happiness?

A lot of time and money are spent searching for happiness. The truth is a slight shift in perspective can open the floodgates to happiness.

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Happy Hallmark

You never know where you will learn lessons in life… even from escapist movies like those on the Hallmark Channel.

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A Vital Teaching Moment

How we respond to the election results will mark the path of our future. It’s time to break down barriers and work together for our country.

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Nature Always Prevails

When the world seems overwhelming, it is comforting to know that we have faced challenges before and overcome them. Nature always prevails.

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Commitment and Courage Required

Facing the challenges ahead will take commitment, courage and compassion by all. Lessons learned from marathon racers.

Self-Improvement

Vanquishing Our Fear of Success—Sarah Hiner Talks to Tracy Litt, Author of Worthy Human

Many people don’t achieve their dreams because they are secretly afraid of success. There are reasons and solutions. Sarah Hiner talks to Tracy Litt.

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The Power of Quiet in Creating Change

Changing our world requires less chatter and more thought. We can’t see a new space when we’re busy talking and defending and accusing.

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The Joys of Scope Creep

How we helped unemployed friends and improved our home to create more positive energy throughout the house—all thanks to scope creep.

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Driven to Distraction

Strategic distraction is key to protecting yourself from the emotional distress that is part of daily life. Don’t let it eat you up. 

Aging for Beginners

Lifelong Learning and Earning at 50+

Learning after retirement is a fulfilling activity, remarkably like golf or other sports. But for those who want to continue to learn—either for work or for pleasure—there can ...