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Take Control of Your Health to Thrive

By Dr. Daniel Durkin

Conventional wisdom suggests that the quality of our health decreases as we age and that once we reach our physiological peak in our mid-20s, the trajectory of our physique and health begins to decline.  However, we all know people who seem to be exceptions. These unique individuals are somehow resilient to the pitfalls of aging…

BOOK: Women Rowing North: Navigating Life’s Currents and Flourishing as We Age

By Eileen Perrigo

Resources We Love From the moment you see the captivating book title until the time you finish reading the book, you are drawn into specific issues women face as we transition from middle age to the next stage of our lives. From overcoming challenges of the journey to taking responsibility for our own direction, psychologist…

The Diet Life

By Cynthia Reyes Masse

The battle of the bulge is an overused phrase meant to represent the frustration one feels with his or her body and all the extra pounds that are packed on to it. Puffy-faced baby pictures of children have been a trend throughout history. They represented wealth and vitality, not to mention overall cuteness. Who could…

Building Community with Productive Networking

By Caren Libby

It was the Winter of 2009, and our country was in the thick of the Great Recession. The United States went through its longest and, by most measures, worst economic recession since the Great Depression between December 2007 and June 2009. It was a time of economic upheaval that shifted the direction of the lives…

BOOK: When to Jump: If the Job You Have Isn’t the Life You Want

By Deb Gaut

RESOURCES WE LOVE Do you regularly dream of walking away from your current job to pursue a life-long dream?  Do you constantly imagine what life would be like if only you could follow your passions as a career?  If your answer is, “Yes,” to either of these questions, then get this book now and learn…

Turning Passion into Purpose and Profit

By Caren Libby

It all started with a love for art. As a child, I enjoyed drawing and painting and experimenting with color. And when I began taking photographs, I felt a spark that eventually burst into a burning desire to develop those skills. It was a blessing to discover this creative outlet early in life. The Twenties…

Seeing the World Through Our Own Lens

By Caren Libby

When I moved to Northern California in 1996, I had no idea what to expect. After spending most of my life in a conservative, midwestern environment, I was curious about what life would be like on the Golden Coast. Was it different? Oh my – yes! It was such a mixture of stunning landscapes and…

Hope, Trust or Fear Regarding a Serious Medical Diagnosis: The Choice May Be Our Own

By Chris Collins

Change is constant in modern medicine and the healing arts.  Oh boy, is it!  Our understanding of both worlds is vastly different than it was 10, 20, or 30 years ago.  How different?  Let’s take a walk. We have learned so much from other countries and cultures about alternative ways of healing.  Those ways have…

When Faced with Death, Choose Life

By Chris Collins

Are you ready to live when others say you are too ill? Me, too.  However, first we have something important to discuss. The power of choice. Perhaps, it would be better to say, our choices affect our future, and the choices can be difficult. What about you? What is one of the most difficult choices…

How to Build Your Encore Website on a Budget

By Kristen Edens

You’re in a new phase of life, and you’re ready to step out on a limb and do something crazy—like start a business. And you know what? Maybe it’s not so crazy after all. Check out these reports: According to a 2017 survey by Guidant Financial, business owners over the age of 50 accounted for 54% of…

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