The most difficult feats to achieve are also the most rewarding to enjoy—and that makes them worth chasing. You Can Do It!
Live in the moment as if you will live forever. You Can Do It!
Remember the saying, “It costs nothing to dream, and it costs everything not to.” Failure is a concept of the feebleminded. Replace the word failure with the word challenge and you will create readiness for the next opportunity. You Can Do It!
The Law of Attraction is what makes you able to attract into your life whatever your focus is. Using the power of your mind, it takes your thoughts and materializes them into reality. So if your focus is dark and negative that will most certainly become your reality....
The chronologically gifted are grateful to be alive and seize the day—everyday! You Can Do It!
Your life is a mystery unfolding. You are the lead character in the process of your evolution! No rehearsal is required or desired. You are the creative, authentic author and producer of your life script. Embrace your uniqueness with courage and positive anticipation....
It’s important to focus less on your chronological age and more on the fact that you are continually evolving. The need for meaningful development is something that 20-year olds and 80-year olds have in common. We must all strive daily to nurture our continuous...
It turns out that “looking on the bright side” is more than just a cliché. It can truly add years to your life…but more importantly…it can add life to your years. You Can Do It!
Life is a gift and a journey, something to be cherished and shared. Embrace it all. Laugh and cry as you build your story. Enjoy the process. You Can Do It!
Did you know… Scientists have been fascinated with the quest for immortality for centuries. In the last decade, however, there have been new discoveries that may contribute significantly to extending life. One study that might have some implications for humans comes...read more
Did you know… Mental activity prolongs the youthfulness of the brain. People who play games like bridge, Sudoku, chess and board games and do crossword puzzles and other brain teasers tend to ward off dementia longer than those who don’t. The same is true for...read more
After the November Presidential election, there was an abundance of whining, the likes of which I don’t remember in my lifetime. While there are always disappointments with the results of any competition, including elections, people generally accept the outcome and...read more
With Thanksgiving behind us and the December holidays rapidly approaching, the stress level for many is on the increase. Why? The reasons range from unfulfilled expectations to minor annoyances or to major conflicts and upsets. As a result, people can begin to...read more
Medicine, medical devices and medical technology are advancing faster than ever. Take a look at some of the most innovative and exciting discoveries in recent years. Dr. Anthony Atala, the first surgeon to build a human bladder and implant it in 2001, is now leading...read more
Happiness is a topic that receives a lot of attention. For some, the definition is simple and clear-cut, like “prosperity”. For others, it is more complex referring to a sense of lasting well-being, contentment or joy. Or it can be more momentary in nature such as the...read more
Being physically fit, while not the only consideration for living a chronologically gifted life, is the foundation for longevity. The simple truth is: when you begin taking care of your physical health more seriously, you begin feeling better too. You’ll have more...read more
There is no shortage of advice on how to lead a happy, productive, rewarding and long life. Yet, it is a topic that continues to attract our attention. In the 2016 September/October issue of Psychology Today, the publication collected 16 snippets from a variety of...read more
The reality of super-centennial existence… those living to 120 and beyond… is on the rise. According to a recent Google search, there are 300-450 of these folks alive in the world today. There are several reasons for this exciting phenomenon. In many cases, body parts...read more
The world is full of brilliant scientists, researchers and creative thinkers who are working diligently to discover and implement new products and services that will change our quality of life. For example, in Scientific American’s recent booklet, “World Changing...read more
Erica spoke to The Hills about her life story and the struggles she has had to overcome. Her positive attitude reigns no matter the obstacle. In fact, her childhood experiences within the Nazi regime bloomed within her a strong will to persevere. To read the full...read more
Many of us give far too little consideration to our life’s purpose. We just get up, go to work, pay the bills, grab meals and entertainment along the way, go to bed at night and then do it all again the next day. Our culture doesn't train us to think critically about...read more
Did you know… according to the U.S. government’s Administration on Aging: The population age of those 65 and over numbered 46.2 million in 2014, which is a 28% increase since 2004. Persons reaching age 65 have an average life expectancy of an additional 19.3 years. In...read more
The following list is by Robert Provine, author of Laughter: A Scientific Investigation Laughter is an instinctive behavior, produced and recognized by people of all cultures. Most laughter is not about humor; it’s about relationships between people. We are 30 more...read more
The body of knowledge on laughter—its origin, its psychology, its physiology, its role in society—is extensive. Yet if you boil it down to its essence, what’s most important is recognizing the amazing benefits that laughter provides. Here are just a few: Laughter...read more
Noah Webster’s dictionary defines luck as "a purposeless, unpredictable and uncontrollable force that shapes events favorably or unfavorably for an individual, group or cause". The theory of luck is based on a timeless question about whether or not the universe...read more
It was such an amazing pleasure and honor to speak at the 5th Annual Trauma Informed Care Symposium in Indianapolis on May 18th. The event was sponsored by the Indiana Department of Child Services for a group of 450 service providers from the IDCS, schools, probation...read more
Gusto is a great word and just saying it creates a mental picture and brings life into the conversation. In its simplest form, gusto refers to the enjoyment or vigor in doing something. It’s an attitude of enthusiasm, zest, delight, glee, and positive energy. How does...read more
In life, we cannot escape painful disappointments, losses and stress, but we can choose how to recover and respond to them. That’s where resiliency comes in. It is our ability to spring back from pain, learn from trauma and tragedy, and in spite of it all, continue on...read more
As we travel on the journey of life, we can learn from those who came before us. Here is a collection of wit and wisdom from others. If one or more of them speaks to you, post it where it is visible to you as a daily dose of motivation. “Remember that man lives only...read more