thinking positive

Milestones are Not Set in Stone
“If you’ve recently celebrated a landmark birthday, you may be thinking about the milestones in your life. Crossing from one personal decade into another is a significant event and takes on a life of its own. Connecting with friends who are also making this transition can help focus on…” Read More

Women and the Art of Play
“We all know about the importance of play for the emotional growth and development of children. It can enhance their imagination, increase social skills and boost self-confidence. So why don’t we place more value on play for ourselves?” Read More

If You Have the Blues in Winter, It Can Be SAD
“Winter weather, for most in the Northern Hemisphere, is cold, dark and dreary – with little chance of a break for several months. The transition back from the holiday season with its increased activity and social engagement – parties, gift giving…” Read More

Five Ways to Think Positive in Tough Times
“These are unprecedented times. With the breakdown of traditional financial institutions, the wildly fluctuating stock market and the 700 million dollar government bailout, Americans are confused about how to respond.”… Read More

The Masks We All Wear
“Don’t we all wear masks at one time or another, pretending that everything is OK? There are many reasons people may act out this charade. It’s not uncommon to hide personal pain, because putting it on display for all to see can be…” Read More

How to Sing Rock & Roll Instead of the Blues
“The new Pew Research Center Social and Demographic Trends survey measured dissatisfaction and pessimism in close to 2500 participants. The data indicates that Baby Boomers worry more than any other generation. And a recent study from the University of Chicago suggests that the boomer generation”… Read More

Sandwiched Boomers: 7 Tips on Fighting Inertia
“On almost a daily basis, as Sandwiched Boomers, you are bombarded by a variety of tasks involving aging parents and growing children. In addition, you’re balancing a myriad of responsibilities at home with those that confront you at work. And that’s without mentioning your ongoing commitment to staying healthy, “… Read More

Halloween: Dealing with Ghosts from the Past
“Although present day Halloween activities revolve around trick-or-treating and costume parties, historically masks were worn to placate the evil spirits. You may not be frightened by pumpkins …” Read More