Category Archives: Retirement

Video: Growth Mindset – The power of believing that you can improve

Psychologist Carol Dweck is a pioneering researcher in the field of motivation, why people succeed or don’t and how to foster success. Dweck, the author of Mindset: The New Psychology of Success, researches “growth mindset” — the idea that we … Continue reading

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How I’m preparing to get Alzheimer’s – A TED Talk by Alanna Shaikh

“If the monster wants you, the monster’s gonna get you.”
Instead of being in denial like most folks when faced with the likelihood of Alzheimer’s, global health expert and TED Fellow Alanna Shaikh is taking three concrete steps to prepare for the moment — should it arrive — when she herself gets Alzheimer’s disease. Continue reading

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Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living…

Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact.
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How to live passionately—no matter your age – A TED Talk Video

Author Isabel Allende is 71. Yes, she has a few wrinkles—but she has incredible perspective too. In this candid talk, meant for viewers of all ages, she talks about her fears as she gets older and shares how she plans … Continue reading

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Why you should remember all the places you’ve been happy in…

I should like to bury something precious in every place where I’ve been happy… Continue reading

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You can have a good time even if you decide not to be happy!

If you make up your mind not to be happy there’s no reason why you shouldn’t have a fairly good time.~Edith Wharton Continue reading

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You’ve got to see the invisible to do the impossible!

Only he who can see the invisible can do the impossible.~Frank L. Gaines #SportsQuotes Continue reading

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Man’s Best Friend

Caring for pets can help you deal with depression, anxiety, and stress. Continue reading

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5 Essential Concepts You Need to Understand Before Retirement Planning

5 Essential Concepts You Need to Understand Before Retirement Planning. Understanding basic financial concepts. inflation; compound interest; employer matching; tax on retirement savings; risk diversification. Continue reading

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Success isn’t permanent

“Success isn’t permanent and failure isn’t fatal.”~Mike Ditka Why is it that we often forget this? In fact, I believe we can learn a lot more about success, and living a successful life from our failures. Failures only prepare us … Continue reading

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