A 60th Birthday Reflection

As I turn 60 today, I am reflecting on my life’s journey thus far. Growing up, I had no idea that I would face a lifetime of health issues. Life rarely goes as planned, and it has been a long and exhausting road in many ways. But now, at 60, I am surprisingly grateful for […]

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A Guide to Graceful Aging

So often people talk about aging as if it is an inevitable curse that is creeping up from behind them. They resist it with everything they have and dread it with all of their might. I have been learning that aging can be a joyful thing. The character lines that popup on our faces should […]

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Energy Healing Became My Crutch

I am a proponent of energy healing. It has helped me in many ways throughout my life and I am grateful for every healer who has impacted me. Energy healing has provided incredible insight into my anxieties I have had over the years and it has been a wonderful support for me. But, with that […]

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9 Longevity Secrets of Blue Zones

Someone recently asked me where I want to go on my next vacation and I told them any one of the five Blue Zones. “Blue Zones” are the five places in the world where people live the longest. They include the Nicoya Peninsula, Costa Rica; Sardinia, Italy; Okinawa, Japan; Ikaria, Greece; and Loma Linda, California. We stand […]

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