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Questions to Ask Yourself

Right now, enjoy some quiet contemplation to take stock of your life. Take some time to reflect on how you’re doing and what you would like to happen in your future years. Why should you do this? Because it’s always good to get some perspective on the positive and negative things going on so you can make good and necessary changes.

questionsHere are some appropriate questions to ask yourself to gain a better view of how to live your best life now – and for the many years to come.

1. Am I paying attention to the needs of my body?… CONTINUE READING

A Boomer’s Cure for Boredom

How can you increase your overall well-being? It’s easy if you stay open and receptive to new ideas. The key is to be flexible in your thinking and behavior and to not fall into a rut.

Your familiar routine becomes the problem and that leads to boredom and frustration. Your life becomes so ho-hum that it’s no longer memorable. To get unstuck, you need to bring more spice and excitement into your life. You can only do that by shaking things up and by stepping outside your comfort zone. bored-boomer

Basically, if you realize that your thoughts, feelings and actions put you where you are today, then your thoughts, feelings and actions can put you somewhere else as well.… CONTINUE READING

Talk About Following Your Passion…

The other day, on the way home from gym, a large bird flew
past my car. I had to get a closer look, since we have
a neighborhood osprey, and I often see her carrying away
fish from our adjacent pond. I drove to where she landed
and to my surprise it was a Great Horned Owl that had just
caught a small mammal and was tearing at it on the branch.
Luckily, I’m always prepared with binoculars in the car, so I sat
there watching this National Geographic moment for a little
while. I turned away for a second and when I looked up she
was on another branch, but this time, standing next to her
was another large owl.… CONTINUE READING

Get Ready to Reinvent Yourself

It’s time to reinvent yourself. How long are you wearing your hair this way? How many times have you told yourself you can’t lose those extra 15 lbs? How long are you promising yourself you’ll learn the guitar when you have time? Well, the time is now. What better time than the present to look your best, feel your best and be your very best!

You all know the importance of exercising. Some of you may already be committed to exercising several times a week. But, I bet there are still many of you who can’t find the time. The key to success with exercise is no excuses.… CONTINUE READING

Coping With Job Loss

I was reading in the paper today that the stress of job loss and financial turmoil is taking its toll on people. More and more individuals are seeking support from agencies or private therapists to help them cope during these difficult and challenges times. As bad as this is for younger adults, it is equally as difficult for the baby boomers who will be retiring soon. What if you lose your job before then? What if your company is down-sizing because of the economy and your specific job causes you to be laid off? What do you do?

Recognize that you are experiencing the loss of a way of life and the security it provided.… CONTINUE READING