How Will I Be Remembered?

William James artfully expressed the meaning of LEGACY— “The great use of a life is to spend it for something that outlasts it.” Your legacy is what you leave behind. How will your existence live on through others? Reflecting on your history will provide clues to your legacy. Ask yourself:…

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Don’t Let Holiday Stress Get You Down – Here’s How to Do It

According to the American Psychological Association, 80% of people experience stress during the holidays. Overall, women feel more stressed throughout the holiday season than men. Some of the primary contributors to holiday stress for both genders are a lack of time, a lack of money, and pressure related to giving…

9 out of 10 of the 84 Million Americans with Pre-diabetes Don’t Know They Have It

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that more than 114 million American adults have diabetes or prediabetes (30 million have diabetes and 84 million have pre-diabetes). That’s 26% of the country’s entire population. Of those who have diabetes, one in four don’t know they have it (24%). In fact,…

Set Goals to Achieve Success

After clarifying what brings meaning to your life and establishing your unique life purpose statement, the next step is creating concrete goals with defined action steps. To manifest intentions, it is important to write goals down. Only about 3% of the population create written and measurable goals. Research validates goal…

Breathe Better by Understanding COPD Risks, Prevention and Treatment

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is the third leading cause of death in the United States. To put that statement into perspective, COPD kills nearly two times the number of women than breast cancer. In fact, COPD is responsible for one death every four minutes. November is National COPD Awareness…

Creating A Purposeful Life Vision

Carl Jung stated, “The privilege of a lifetime is to become who you truly are.” What does it mean to you “to become who you truly are”? How do you honor the privilege of being YOU? Self-discovery is a voyage that requires curiosity and commitment. How curious are you about…

Making Sense of Alzheimer’s Disease

Nearly 5.5 million Americans have Alzheimer’s disease today, and nearly 97% of those people are over the age of 65. That means one in 10 Americans over 65 years of age has Alzheimer’s. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, someone in the United States develops Alzheimer’s disease every 66 seconds, and…

A Meaningful Life

“Living Life on Purpose” is the theme for this month. Beginnings and endings continuously encircle our lives. Morning sun dawns to remind us of new beginnings only to relinquish to the night moon. The ebb and flow of life is most evident at the beginning of a new year. Something…