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Research: Meditation Is Improving Lives of Older People

By Susan Williams If you’re ever feeling anxious or depressed, have you tried meditation? An interesting study has found that if you do, this may really help. Plus there are other benefits for older adults too.

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Is the Real Issue Age or Competence?

By Susan Williams I read a really interesting article in the New York Times recently entitled “When Is The Surgeon Too Old To Operate“. The article highlighted that similar to many other professions, the population of physicians is aging. It then went on to raise the question of how...

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Finding Your Flow In Retirement

By Susan Williams Have you ever experienced a “flow state” in your life? If you’re not familiar with what this is, it was actually a term coined by psychologist Mihály Csíkszentmihályi in 1975. Wikipedia defines flow as; …being in the zone, is the mental state of operation in which a person performing...

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Men – Let’s Talk About Your Mental Health

By Dave Price A multitude of current studies indicate it is extremely difficult for many people, especially men, to reach out and seek help for mental disorders. Obviously, if help isn’t sought, such illnesses can’t be controlled or cured. That’s why we need to talk about this.

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New Year’s Resolutions – Should We Even Bother?

By Susan Williams There is something sort of intoxicating about the thought of starting a New Year. Whether it’s the opening of a new calendar that isn’t cluttered already with commitments or the idea that you can close the book on the past year and have a brand new...

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Do Fences Really Make Good Neighbours?

By Susan Williams There is an old saying “fences make good neighbours”. But with loneliness being such a significant concern – especially for aging – are fences actually good for communities?

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