You can’t get away from the dust, it’s inside of you. But you can make peace with it. ___ Dust. You are covered in it. It’s in your DNA, mixed in with your personality, your health, your propensities and your essence. Even your shadow is full of dust. The best relationships are dusty relationships. The … More The Best Relationships are Dusty
Your keys hold profound lessons. Don’t neglect them, because they want to talk to you. ___ You are like a new key. Sometimes you can be sharp, with rough and perfect edges. Sometimes you expect too much and you can be stuck up and rigid. New keys always stick. I don’t know the exact reason … More Do You Know the Four Keys to Relationship Resilience?
Your keys hold profound lessons. Don’t neglect them, because they want to talk to you. ___ You are like a new key. Sometimes you can be sharp, with rough and perfect edges. Sometimes you expect too much and you can be stuck up and rigid. New keys always stick. I don’t know the exact reason … More Do You Know the Five Keys to Growing Old With Grace?
Maybe it’s time to give recovery the finger? ___ We have gotten the idea of recovery wrong. Wrong! Recovery is sometimes thought of the absence of an addiction and the replacement with something more healthy. But life is more than addition and absence, plus and minus. Your body is continually adding new cells and removing old, decaying … More Give Recovery the Finger
Sean Swaby says Independence Day isn’t a date on the calendar. It’s an amazing, adventurous time of life. —— Forget July 4th. Being midlife is the real Independence Day. I am almost 49 and I have experienced all of what we are told that midlife is supposed to be: mid-life crisis, mid-crisis life, half way … More Midlife: Welcome to Your Independence Day!
Good day. Today we are going to be talking about Menopause. Why would we discuss Menopause, you ask? I am 48 and I wonder if Menopause is upon me. (Or upon us… but I probably shouldn’t say that out loud). When I was little, my mother told me that Menopause is a Change of Life. Change of life? Change of … More Menopause Me
If movie sequels can improve with age, what about personal sequels? Part 1 talked about how: Self-acceptance is at the core of any personal change. A better second half begins with acceptance. Fitness contributes to bigger habit muscles which help in every other area of our lives. Dumbbells makes you less dumb and improving fitness can be … More Your Better Half: Interview with Jay Scott (Part 2)
July 1, 2015 is not Canada Day, it is Terminator: Genisys Day. This is the day when liquid metal will become screenplay magic. I get my hopes up that sequels like this will be worth the wait, but most sequels seem to go a little limp. Maybe the producers need a little Video-Viagra? Sequels … More Your Better Half: Interview with Jay Scott
Changing your socks and changing your mind I like changing my socks. When I change my socks I can look back and see what I have changed. As a parent, you can spend an exhausting night on homework and dishes and still get the Glare when you remind The Kid that it’s bed time. … More 50 Shades of Grey Matter
Can a person get remarried too many times? I know a guy about my age who has been remarried 7 times. He says that he will do it again if he needs to. Is he insane, or is he really just in love with the punishment? After the first few times, wouldn’t you just get a divorce … More Love, Remarriage & Recycling