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What do you do to protect your mental health? My main habit to protect my mental health is not to watch TV news. I find out everything important anyway, even though I haven’t watched the news in decades. I know … Continue reading
What do you need in a best friend? The biggest thing is that they don’t judge. They accept you for whatever you are. If you’re fun that day, they love you. If you’re cranky that day, they love you. A … Continue reading
What are the things you’d love? Something simple – a pain free day, perhaps. Something complicated – an end to fighting? Something inspiring – an education for all girls. How about a nice Thanksgiving with friends and family? I’d love … Continue reading
Imagine your peaceful place. It’s most likely a natural area: green, trees, water, blue sky, beautiful things like mountains or oceans around you. We need those things to feel calm and happy. Yet we build cities that lack the very … Continue reading
So many goodbyes. That’s really what getting old is about – saying goodbye. Goodbye to parties on Saturday nights in favor of an evening in your jammies by the fire. Goodbye to friends, family, pets. Everything passes before you. Goodbye … Continue reading
What is the best way to refresh yourself when you’re hot, tired, and thirsty? A shower and a very cold beer? A lemonade and a splash of water on your face? I favor a big class of water and a … Continue reading
We catch all sorts of public people in cover ups. Somehow their dirty secrets become known. But think about all of our curated lives these days – what we post on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram. We cover up our own failings … Continue reading
Like an improv star, she said yes to everything. She was 100% positive. She never gave a negative response. She never pointed out the reasons why someone else was wrong, mistaken, foolish or a moron. She simply went forward dealing … Continue reading
Have you been to a big public event in a big public place lately? I’ve just returned from two such events. The thing I noticed most was that the U.S. is no longer lily white, if it ever was such … Continue reading