• 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...

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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...

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  • Do You Have a Personal Anthem?

    Readers–today let’s get personal. Though Boomer Highway is a conversation about mind-body wellness and often deals with physical health, it’s also about the stuff that makes us happy, things tangential, our individual choices. Keeping the heart beating is one...

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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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    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...

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  • Finding Comfort—Everyone Needs Their Place

    By Beth Havey – My two-year-old grandson held out his blanket to me: “Make me a hay barrel,” he said in a voice needing comfort.  Unfamiliar with such a request, I hesitated. “A hay barrel,” he said...

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