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The 5 Things I Tried For The First Time After 50

Ann Brenoff | Posted 02.19.2014 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

A few weeks ago, my teenage daughter was going through some old boxes stored in the garage and came upon a journal I wrote in 1989. The part my daughter focused on was the last page. It wasn't so much a bucket list as a promise to myself to get over some fears, stop making excuses, and prioritize not just my time but my values. Here are five things from that list that I did after I turned 50.

Compassion

Tara Brach | Posted 08.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Tara Brach

It doesn't matter what age we are, if we're in these bodies and on planet Earth, it's not easy. That doesn't mean that we're always slaving away or that life is bad, it just means life can be really challenging at times.

"Cheap Funeral and Good Party": An Amazing Final Gift

Tom Gerdy | Posted 04.22.2013 | Impact
Tom Gerdy

Although we still had some hope, we knew the end was getting close as she penned her final messages to us. The first was "Go get beer and pizza on me." The second was "I was lucky to have all of you." As we got ready to leave the hospital, my mother gave us her last gift.

The Best Present My Husband Ever Gave Me

Kerry Lyons | Posted 02.14.2013 | Weddings
Kerry Lyons

"You need to come home. My Dad died." "There are three heartbeats." "You're overreacting, I'm sure Conor just has a bronchitis." These are a few of the pivotal moments in our ten-year marriage.