Have you seen my glasses?
Perhaps you have also wondered about events from your past. Or maybe friends and colleagues have heard you share a story from your past and suggested that you write about it. There are numerous reasons people become inspired to write memoir. Whether you set out to write as a legacy or decide to take the publishing route is not important to think about in the beginning.
Real change needs more. Systemic change needs forces beyond individuals, individual programs, beyond even enlightened leaders. It needs the ground to shift. It needs larger planets to align.
Not since John met Yoko has an artistic collaboration been greeted with as much disapproval as the collaboration between Paul McCartney and Kanye West.
White clouds drift along the Intracoastal. Traffic backs up as the bridge rises to allow a sailboat and a yacht to pass through. My American coffee doesn't look or taste American at all. It is Cafe con Leche, topped with foamy cream. I sip the strong brew while I wait for the young man who owns the Vapor Shop where I will be doing bookkeeping today. This is a hell of lot better than working in a cubicle.
It's tempting to say at this stage of life that weight gain, poor health, and waning energy are inevitable. After all, disease is normal, and who has time to eat right and exercise? Actually, disease is not inevitable, and we do need to make time to eat right and exercise.
There was a movie I never saw about a guy falling in love with his talking phone. That won't be happening with me. I'm not even sure I like her.
I'll spell out the vows that I believe all the key stakeholders in the fight against hepatitis C should follow in the year ahead.
This month marks seven years since the passing of my husband M. He left me two weeks shy of my 50th birthday. I often think about the words my bereavement coach S said during our class: 'The heart never mends after losing a spouse, the hole just gets smaller.'
You can learn quite a bit about someone while you're dating. Foods they like, favorite activities, sexuality, intellect, family ties, openness, integrity, and a myriad of other qualities. But there's a particularly telling aspect of a relationship that's not obvious and it's a reliable predictor of its future.
Anyone who has ever visited an assisted living facility or nursing home has probably come away with the impression that the #1 athletic pastime of residents consists of lining up at the dining hall doors, well before meal time is scheduled to begin. If so, you'd be wrong. Seriously wrong.
As we get older, our bodies continually change. We need to be aware of these changes, and adopt our exercise program to avoid injury. Avoiding these select exercises may help keep you healthier longer.