Category Archives: your self

An Early Spring

With enthusiasm generated in the Iowa caucuses providing the heat on Groundhogs Day, Punxsutawney Phil didn’t see his shadow this year, leading to a prediction of an early spring. If you’re hoping to begin your own march toward nicer weather but are still stuck in the muck, you can find 4 tips here at Her Mentor Center for taking the time this winter to achieve positive goals for yourself. Maybe the shorter winter days with less sunlight are beginning to get to you and you’ve already given up on your … Continue reading

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Virtual Book Tour: “The Spirituality of Age”

Today we are thrilled to host Robert L. Weber, Ph.D. and feature the book he co-authored with Carol Orsborn, Ph.D., “The Spirituality of Age: A Seeker’s Guide to Growing Older.” Weber is a clinical psychologist, Assistant Professor of Psychology, Part Time, in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, and Assistant in Psychology at Massachusetts General Hospital. A former Jesuit, he served in the order for 10 years. Drawing from the latest research in psychological and religious theory, Weber and Orsborn provide their own conversational and candid answers to … Continue reading

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Balance – what is it?

Wellness pundits encourage us to seek balance in our lives, but generally don’t provide much detail about how to accomplish that feat. Here are some thoughts to help guide you. Let’s first take a look at what balance is not. As it appears in the yin-yang symbol, equilibrium is not static but fluid, changing in response to your personal environment. Balance does not mean pursuing activities with a measured reserve – rather, being passionate about what you are doing when you are doing it. The intensity is not muted and … Continue reading

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The Kindness of Boomers and Millennials

Follow the urge to make an impact and experience the fringe benefits. If retirement is on your mind, LEARN MORE HERE about the joys and the challenges. Join us February 16-18 when, along with 11 other experts, we’ll be presenting a Free Virtual Symposium. A friendly encounter or gentle conversation has the power to set the tone for your whole day. And your attitude can be a catalyst to an act of Generativity, a term coined by Dr. Erik Erickson. He describes a stage of psychosocial development when older adults have a … Continue reading

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