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Who’s Afraid Of The Big Bad Wolf? You Can Change Your Story

I remained steadfastly attached to my story, rooted to a past that had no future. Instead of confronting what I feared would be totally destructive to the present

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Expressing Your Gratitude Is More Powerful Than You Think

When it comes to writing letters of thanks to people who have made a difference in your life, the excuses pile up quickly.

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Research Shows We Are Happy Despite Some Cognitive Decline

It’s the diagnosis those 65 and older often fear, but what are the chances you will be unhappy if you develop some cognitive impairment in the years ahead?

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Skip The Rocking Chairs For These Rock Stars Of Aging

At a time when women increasingly live into their 90s and more men reach their 80s, the art of aging requires work, thought, planning and, yes, spontaneity.

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For a Healthier 2018, Find Purpose in Life

People with a higher sense of purpose tend to engage in healthier lifestyle choices and are more likely to feel better about their own health status, according to new research from Washington University in St. Louis.

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Anne McKinley battles a host of health issues and, four years ago, lost her husband after 59 years of marriage. Yet she remains positive, active and thrives on time spent with family and friends. Baking and eating cookies with her grandchildren is a highlight, she says. (Courtesy of Carol McKinley)

The Secret to Chronic Happiness as You Age

The real key to happiness at every age and stage, particularly old age, is not material things, but gratitude for life’s simple blessings, like laughter among friends or watching a sunset with a loved one.

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