Reflecting on 2018

In my last blog, I mentioned the value to be found in taking time to close off the year before proceeding to 2019.  The response from a long-time friend was to please give some direction as to how to do this process, so I thought I would devote this last blog for 2018...

How are you choosing to look back on 2018?

As we hit the downward slope to the end of another year, the tendency for most of us is to look back and decide whether it has been a good year, or not.   This is, in fact, an important process to complete before we embark on our goals for 2019.  I would like to add a...

Are you an Elder Orphan?

This week I am doing a workshop for an Adult Education programme on Elder Orphans.  I came across the term a few years ago, and it stuck with me because I am an elder orphan myself.  I have no children who might step in and support me when I am frail and infirm.   So...

Do we need less sleep as we age?

  Do you have difficulty getting 7-8 hours unbroken sleep at night?  Do you tell yourself that the older you are the less sleep you need?  Yes, that is what our parents believed, but science is proving otherwise. Virtually every process in our body can be improved...