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Take off your Mask and Take Care of You

Are you a Sandwiched Boomer facing the challenges of parents growing older and children growing up? If so, you’re probably changing your mask throughout your busy day – and if not that, certainly your attitude and facial expression. But you can harmonize your feelings with the face you show the world. Bring congruency into your life. Notice that when you feel one way and act another, you’re out of sorts. Work on synchronicity – that is, making what you feel match what you do. Integrate your core values and personal … Continue reading

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As Sandwiched Boomers, it’s easy to become weighed down by the duties and responsibilities of caring for an aging father. But as we join together to honor our dad’s on Sunday, lets consider the positive results of this complex relationship as well. See the present challenge as a teachable moment and make the most of learning whatever you can. Apply these lessons to other areas of your life. What insight have you gained about dealing with your own aging process? How can you talk to your children about your wishes … Continue reading

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We hope that you’re trying to attend to your own needs while still honoring this week of family togetherness. Let your plans for the new year include nurturing yourself. As you begin to lay the groundwork for change, treat yourself to better health by keeping your stress in check. 1. Ask for what you need. Pronounce the holiday meals potluck and don’t feel guilty about it. If they want to, let your family help with the dishes and clean up. Accept your friend’s offer to bring an appetizer, or even … Continue reading

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