• A Mother’s Day Gift to You: A Mother’s Time Capsule

    By Beth Havey – May is truly spring—and the perfect time to celebrate birth, new life and being a mom. The flowering trees shout out, celebrate! And many of us begin to think about the beginnings of...

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  • Know Your History, Know Yourself

    By Beth Havey— That’s a concept! —someone might say—a concept you have to be prepared for. Because nostalgia is both pleasure and sadness—feelings that come simultaneously as the past rises in memory and tugs us back to...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • Autumn: A Time of Atonement and Bounty

    By Beth Havey – Autumn is finally here. In some parts of the country and the world summer’s end was wet, with incessant rains that felled leaves early, smashing grass and crops with a blanket of soggy...

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  • That Job Is Totally Stressful–But the Best!

    Can stress be a good thing? Can it heighten experience, help bring individual creativity to our work?  “Stress illuminates our values,” says Dr. Larina Kase psychologist and author. “If we didn’t care about something, we wouldn’t worry about it.”...

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  • Writing that Last Letter Brings Serenity

    Death challenges serenity. The closest a loved one’s death can come to some form of calm and peace is if everything is said–especially by those who will go on living. Communication is of great necessity, whatever that...

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  • Downsizing to a New Home? Think Delightful, Not Depressing

    By Beth Havey − As a Boomer, one of these days you might face an inevitable event: downsizing. Will it be depressing? No, if from the get-go there are positive thoughts connected with the decision and it’s...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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  • LADIES Are We Becoming Invisible?

    Guest Post By Beth Havey – Actor Kristin Scott Thomas, 53, is one lady who feels she is becoming invisible.  (AND MALE READERS: please stay with me, because I need your opinions.)  You remember Thomas in THE...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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    Diets, Diets, and More Diets!!

    By Beth Havey – We all eat a diet—because the basic definition of diet is the types of food that a person habitually eats. But we have come to know that word as a source of change:...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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    Hair Loss – Not Just a Male Issue

    By Beth Havey – Hair loss, or thinning hair, is a condition no one wants – especially women. My hair is very fine and I don’t have a lot of it.  I envy women with thick, luxurious hair and...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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  • Would You Like To Be Your Physician’s Favorite Patient? Part Two

    By Beth Havey – In his book, How To Be Your Doctor’s Favorite Patient And Get the Care You Deserve, Dr. Brad Colegate uses humor and experience when offering insights for a good patient-doctor relationship. Do expect...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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    Would You Like To Be Your Physician’s Favorite Patient? – Part One

    By Beth Havey – Some Tips to Help You Get There Today I finished a series of physical therapy appointments to strengthen my back.  When I was saying goodbye, both the physical therapist and the PT assistant...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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  • When You Won’t Be Home for Christmas

    Raising children means change—isn’t your middle name flexible? But when it comes to holiday traditions and customs obstinate might substitute. But we’ve always had the holidays here–that’s the way we do it! A logical response when grandma...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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