Keep Striving

“I think when you begin to think of yourself as having achieved something, then there’s nothing left for you to work towards. I want to believe that there is a mountain so high that I will spend my entire life striving to reach the top of it.” — Cicely Tyson,  Actress, 93.

Don’t Just Sit There… Do Something

I believe one of the biggest misconceptions about retirement is that it is a time to sit back and do nothing.  This is a very dangerous idea.  Let me tell you why. One of the most important things we can do throughout our lives is move.  I’m not talking about extreme workouts at the gymContinue reading “Don’t Just Sit There… Do Something”

All Aging is Successful

“All aging is successful because otherwise you are dead. Living needs aging. There is no best or right way to age. Each of us will make different accommodations and find different meanings.” – Ashton Applewhite – Now, please  watch this 10 minute TED Talk on ageism given by Ashton Applewhite.  An excellent example how weContinue reading “All Aging is Successful”

A Friend who Cares

“When we honestly ask ourselves which person in our lives mean the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a warm and tender hand. The friend who can be silent with usContinue reading “A Friend who Cares”