Family & Parenting

How to Live a Healthy, Happy and Long Life

A Good Life is built with Good Relationships Good relationships keep us happier and healthier. We live longer if we have good social connections and our brain health is better. Our minds are sharper and we prolong memory decline when we have people we can count on. Our friends and …

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How to Create More Meaning in Your Life

Research shows meaning and happiness can be at odds with one another. People with the most meaningful lives were “givers.” And those with the happiest lives were “takers.” Creating meaning in your life comes from throwing yourself whole-heartedly into your choices, doing the footwork, and accepting that the results are not …

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Finding Meaning in Life #101

When a close friend of mine died right before Christmas, my reaction went immediately to, “What is the meaning of life? What is it all about? Why bother?” Carol devoted herself to helping others and teaching them to love, as I do. Our careers and callings have been parallel for …

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Express your Appreciation

Expressing your appreciation to others allows them to feel recognized and cared for while it also can bring you closer together. Appreciation shared with a spouse or partner grows the fondness and intimacy. In friendships it strengthens your relationships. With your children your appreciation and thanks builds self-esteem and character. Your bond …

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The Joy of Valentine’s Day For Singles, Elder Statespersons, and Men

Cupid is coming, women are getting excited and telling their men what they would like, men are eye-rolling and complaining, single gals are looking to friends or books to hang out with, florists and jewelers are smiling, and Hallmark is ringing in the black. Valentine’s Day is a time annually …

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The Holiday Season of Love

The holiday season is here. I hope your Thanksgiving was filled with wonderment and gratitude. It is such a good time to share what you are most grateful for. A loving family, understanding spouse, thoughtful children, an awesome career, fantastic friends, health, food and drink on the table, great books, entertainment, laughing, crying, …

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