Your Journey of Healing after a Lifetime of Addiction

Your Journey of Healing after a Lifetime of Addiction

September 11, 2018

There are a lot of reasons addicts struggle in early recovery. If you have been using drugs or alcohol for the majority of a lifetime, it’s an ingrained habit you have to break. You also have to give up certain relationships, namely those that are still using.

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Stepping Out of Our Comfort Zone

Stepping Out of Our Comfort Zone

July 10, 2018

Being unpredictable adds excitement. I like to occasionally step out of my comfort zone – in what I say, what I do, and even what I wear – because it triggers different reactions from family, co-workers, and friends, and opens a world of new social interactions and opportunity.  As we know, our comfort zone is that familiar, comfortable place where we feel safe and secure, where others see us act and speak in a consistent and predictable way.  Stepping out of that comfort zone ...

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Positive Quotes:  A Block of Stone or a Beautiful Creation?

Positive Quotes: A Block of Stone or a Beautiful Creation?

April 03, 2018

The famous Renaissance architect, painter, and sculptor, Michelangelo Buonarroti, was highly esteemed for his statues, created from blocks of marble and granite.  He has been described as one of the greatest artists of all time.  In fact, he sculpted two of his best-known works, the Pieta and the statue David, before the age of 30.  Born in 1475 and died in 1564 at the age of 88, he was admired for his terribilita, what his contemporaries referred to as his ability to instill a sense of awe in his works.

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The Myths of Senior Living: How Many Do You Believe?

The Myths of Senior Living: How Many Do You Believe?

April 01, 2018

Do you believe any of these myths about senior citizens?  The World Health Organization published a document 20 years ago entitled, Ageing: Exploding the Myths.  This document, though now dated, set out to correct many erroneous beliefs about senior citizens, worldwide, and to formally address the aging of the global population.  In one of the opening statements, the WHO document stated, Older people are often viewed as a homogeneous group from mainly industrialized 

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Positive Thinking and Motivation | Senior Living

Positive Thinking and Motivation | Senior Living

March 22, 2018

Aleksander Doba just completed his third solo voyage across the Atlantic Ocean, in a specially built kayak, just shy of his 71st birthday.  His third voyage, from New Jersey to a port on the coast of France, took 110 days. His first trip, in 2014, originated in Senegal on the west coast of Africa and ended in in a town on the coast of Brazil, and the second went from Lisbon, Portugal and ended on the beaches in Florida in 2014.  These trips leave him covered in salt-induced skin 

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Digging Deep

Digging Deep

February 25, 2018

The Living to 100 Club is the creation of Dr. Joe Casciani, a psychologist, who has specialized in older adult care for over 30 years, and trained and supported many mental health professionals during this time. His experience in geropsychology has taught him many things:

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Welcome to the Living to 100 Club

Welcome to the Living to 100 Club

February 25, 2018

This is the place to find products and information for seniors and anyone else who won't be slowed down by their advancing years or their health status.  We have combed thru catalogs and curated a number of interesting, stylish, and hard to find items that help us feel better about our self and help us take control of our future.

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Inspiration

Inspiration

October 09, 2017

Living longer can be about attitude and outlook, about staying positive even in the face of challenge.  Keep pushing ahead. If other people get in the way, thank them for their opinion, and get on with living your life to its fullest. 

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Affirmations | Inspiration for Seniors

Affirmations | Inspiration for Seniors

October 09, 2017

Affirmations are statements repeated and believed that can ultimately shape our thoughts and feelings.  Repeating an affirming, positive statement can help us to create a new reality, with a force and power that takes over and extinguishes our usual mental chatter.  

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Memorable Quotes

Memorable Quotes

October 09, 2017

Epictetus, born a slave in ancient Rome, founded a school of philosophy that became known as Stoicism. To help him overcome the bondage of slavery, and an insight that actually helped him gain his freedom, was his belief that he could only control two things: his thoughts and his feelings; other things were out of his control.

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