When Grief is Your Companion

At a widow and widowers support group that I helped facilitate one of the participants reflected on recent and personal encouners as a widow, and what it was like to experience the pain of other people’s reactions such as avoidance and withdrawal of social contact. ...

Creating Work You That Makes Your Heart Sing

There will never be another you.  The world has never seen anyone quite like you before, nor will it ever find another just like you again.  You are one of a kind and you have something to contribute to this life that the world needs from you.  In fact, my definition...

What Motivates Retirees to Keep on Working?

As we enter 2015, in an improving economy, older U.S. workers will continue to reflect the view that retirement is more of a slowdown than a stop.  A majority of Baby Boomer pre-retirees (72%) expect and prefer to keep working, according to a recent survey done by Age...

Pray, Sleep and Eat Mindfully

Pray, sleep and eat mindfully.  This trio of values is one I hope to live by in the coming month of holiday parties and family gatherings, and beyond, into the New Year of 2015.   Here’s why: Pray.  The world needs our prayers.  I love praying because it makes me feel...