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Posts from ‘February, 2013’

A Boomer’s Secret to Success

There is more to life than planning for retirement. It’s really about making good choices and living life to the fullest. It’s about making a promise to yourself to discover the joyous secrets that will change the rest of your life. Here are some steps to follow that will make the process easier:

1. Review your overall attitude by examining your thoughts. Do you express your limitations, fears, inhibitions and self-defeating thoughts often and find yourself affirming the worst that can happen? Notice when bad things happen and what you say during the course of the scenario. For instance, if you get into a car accident, is the first thing you say, “It’s only a car and I can get it fixed.… CONTINUE READING

Nursing Homes vs. In-Home Care – Which is better for Elderly Relatives?

Guest Blogger Richard Teller

Taking care of an elderly parent or relative is a difficult task and one that often requires professional guidance. It is important to ensure your loved one has all he/she needs and is being cared for by someone who is understanding, patient and highly professional. Often sons and daughters face a difficult decision when it comes to taking care of elderly parents. For some families nursing homes are the best option for elderly relatives who cannot live independently. For others, taking responsibility themselves is a more viable and rewarding option. There are positives to both approaches, some of which are listed below.… CONTINUE READING

The Epiphany of an “Aha” Moment

How often do you have an epiphany? In psychology, the term is often used when a client experiences a deep release of emotions associated with an awareness of repressed feelings. This breakthrough often frees the individual to examine underlying causes of a problem so that he can address it more clearly and move on.

In layman’s terms, it is often called the “Aha” moment. It is the moment when clarity and wisdom connect and you have a deep level of understanding that was otherwise fleeting before. It happens really, all the time. I remember in college struggling through my Physics class, not understanding the concept of Quantum Physics and how that relates to anything in my world.… CONTINUE READING