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Vignettes in Aging – Empathy

Vignettes in Aging – Empathy

Empathy = comforting = compassion = sympathy = warmth = being there for someone = being there for ourselves

Empathy is gold, a valuable commodity, a treasured gift to someone who needs it. Don’t we all need it? Sometimes we need it a lot; sometimes we’re the ones giving it to others. It’s a Read More

Vignettes in Aging – Compassion

Vignettes in Aging – Compassion

Compassion is powerful. It does not always come naturally but can be learned easily.

Compassion can be a practice. Holding Read More

Thirty Ways to Benefit Others

Thirty Ways to Benefit Others

I write all the time about doing for others as a way of improving our own lives. Generally, Read More

The Quality of Life – guest post by Randall Friesen

The Quality of Life – guest post by Randall Friesen Randall Friesen

          Each New Year I choose a quality that will be the focus Read More

Friends: What kind of a friend are you?

Friends:  What kind of a friend are you?

          I don’t think I’m a fabulous friend, but I’m a better friend than I used to be. Read More