Sunday, July 14

Of Special Interest

Of Special Interest

Find your purpose as you age and health and happiness will ensue

As Betty Davis famously said, "Growing old is not for sissies." Friends and family pass, the losses pile up, chronic illnesses or becoming disabled lurks as you age. Fortunately, there are many ways to find meaning in your life despite these losses.  Recent research reveals that living with a sense of purpose, acting in accord with your most cherished values and goals, has numerous benefits for both physical and mental health.
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Disneyland is changing with the times

Much has changed in the 55 years since Walt Disney died, not just in the fortunes of his brand, but in the characters it creates and the values it promotes. So, when the company went about building a new fairy tale castle at Hong Kong Disneyland, it took into consideration something that would have barely factored into discussions when its first resort opened in Anaheim, California, in 1955: diversity.
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Don’t let self-care sabotage your savings

There's a fine line between self-care and self-indulgence. Of course, you should treat yourself and practice self-care, particularly during a nightmarish pandemic. But all these self-care products on the market, paired with a need for comfort, can quickly lead to overspending. We can easily fall prey to advertisers tempting us to buy a range of stuff in the name of self-care. Doesn't everybody need a squishy $40 bath pillow!