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Find your inspiration!

To make the most of this life, we must make the most of each day. What inspires you to rise out of bed each morning, do what needs to be done, pursue your goals and give the extra effort that … Continue reading

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Achieve Your Positive Potential at Any Age

On Thursday, September 10th, 2015, I spoke to an enthusiastic audience of over 200 brought together by the Tapestry Foundation for Health Care in this season’s first Dialogue on Aging.  I talked about how we are co-authors of our own … Continue reading

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A Hundred Days to Happiness #26: The Call of This Day

In my last post, I wrote of the call to your life’s purpose as the intersection of your talents, your passions and the needs of the world. We often think of our life’s purpose as one overarching drive, and that … Continue reading

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A Hundred Days to Happiness #25: Moving forward from the wasteland

In his poem, The Waste Land, T.S. Eliot said, “April is the cruelest month.” The waste land refers to a state of spiritual desolation, a life without hope and meaning. It is a reference to the Grail legends, wherein the … Continue reading

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#24 Discovering your purpose in life

When I talk to my kids about their future careers, I know that what they decide to do with their lives will be shaped by their life experiences. Though they may have passion in a number of areas today, they … Continue reading

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Why I Write

From time to time, we should all question what we are doing with our time and with our lives. This is especially true when we simply fall into routine living and find ourselves doing what we do simply just because … Continue reading

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Making a Difference: Leaving Things Better Than How You Found Them

The chair of a hospital committee that I later chaired myself once said that we were all there to make a difference. The members of the committee were not always on the same page. Unlike the chair, many did not … Continue reading

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