Eclipse – Once in a life time

Are you watching the eclipse? So many people are clamoring to get the best spot.  They say this is once in a lifetime!  I’m thinking that many of us have missed so many once in a lifetime that one more can’t hurt.  You can’t miss what you never had, or so they say.  So I guess those of us that won’t get to see it won’t miss seeing it. But for those that can watch the eclipse, it pays to learn the rules.  Yes, there are safety rules! NEVER look at a partial solar eclipse without proper eye protection Click To Tweet Partial eclipse Here is what I learned in one short google search on the space site: During totality, when the sun’s disk is completely covered by the moon, it is safe to view the eclipse with the naked eye. But skywatchers should NEVER look at a partial solar eclipse without proper eye protection. Looking directly at the sun, even when it is partially covered by the moon, can cause serious eye damage or blindness. See our complete guide to find out how to view the eclipse safely. Some of us will only get to see it in pictures. If you are like me and (more…)

Retirement – A dream come true, or a scary movie!

Coming Soon – The Retirement Don’t want to miss a minute of life left after you retire? Click To Tweet Retirement, like getting married or raising a child, didn’t come with any instructions or a how to book.  We were just expected to know what to do.  Well if you’ve worked the largest majority of your life retirement was always a dream, and dreams are not reality.  It doesn’t matter if you retired with or without money the same types of issues arise. What are you going to do with possibly 30 years of life in retirement? No more turning or off the alarm I can still recall listening to colleagues dreaming of retirement.  They would talk about how great it was going to be not having to get up early in the morning and fight the traffic to get to work.  How they would be able to play golf and not have to worry about getting a Tee time.  Others talked about traveling whenever they wanted and not having to juggle around peak travel times or school holidays. Reality Dream one — Not having to wake up early: Next morning you wake up early, don’t want to miss a (more…)

It’s your attitude that will get you every time, awareness may be next

You hear me often write about how your attitude can help or hurt you as you get older.  Awareness is one of the keys to making it work for you not against you. Attitude still trumps Aptitude when it come to aging well Click To Tweet This short video – part of the larger course on Conscious Aging-  provides more information If you are interesting taking the rest of the course click Here (more…)