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A Mayo Clinic physician offers a joyful plan based in science
Dr. Amit Sood, 48, reckons, based on average life span, that he has 10,000 days more to live. That sense of finite time helps him focus his attention, show compassion, be grateful and help others — all actions that lead to happiness.


How to avoid treating your loved one like a child
As a loved one starts to slip away due to Alzheimer’s or another dementia, his or her behaviors may at times seem childlike. As a result, there’s often a tendency to treat this adult as a child.

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What the Dreams of the Dying Teach Us About Death

Shortly before her death, Jeanne had a vivid dream. She was lying in her bed at the hospice center, she told a researcher. People began walking past. On her right was a line of strangers who touched her arm or hand as they went by. On her left was a procession of loved ones who…

The Challenges of Dating as a Single Midlife Mom

In wrestling, competitors are required to earn an escape point each match — they have to prove they can extricate themselves from tough holds. In her new book Escape Points, author and Northwestern University journalism professor Michele Weldon explores all the nuances and metaphors of that phrase. She flees an abusive relationship only to have …

Why You Shouldn’t Skip Your Vacation

Vacations are restorative. A periodic break from jobs and the stresses of everyday routines allows time for reflection, relaxation and a change of perspective. Vacations offer opportunities to strengthen bonds with family and friends and have been shown to enhance work productivity. The Harvard Business Review reported that people who take vacations tend to have …

Using Business Principles to Downsize a Home

After my wife passed away, there were five of us left sharing our family home: me, my two sons and a pair of dogs who had come to believe that they were in charge of the house. In the two years that have gone by, life has assumed a new normal. And in that time, …

2 Mental Roadblocks That Keep Us From Saving

Why don’t Americans save more for retirement? The answer isn’t what you think. Yes, the familiar reasons account for some of the explanation: many of us are money-crunched (or at least that’s what we tell ourselves) and some employers, especially small ones, don’t offer retirement plans. But 95 percent of Americans have two mental roadblocks …


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