'Living to LEARN'

How Will You Fill 2,000 – 3,000 Hrs Once You Retire?

How Will You Fill 2,000 – 3,000 Hrs Once You Retire?

(Post by ANN HARRISON) Retirement can, on average, free up between 2,000 and 3,000 hours per year.  That’s after you add in the time you spend commuting, thinking about and working on work-related tasks at home read more

When Art Tangos with Science

When Art Tangos with Science

(Post by NINA MUNTEANU) Imagination is more important than knowledge—Albert Einstein I tell stories. I’m also a scientist. I use the scientific method in my research to seek truth; I also find truth presented to me read more

How to Accept Rejection

How to Accept Rejection

(Post by NINA MUNTEANU) We’ve all suffered rejection and disappointment. Perhaps that job you coveted or someone you loved who might have even led you on before dropping you. It hurts. But you move on. And read more

Lessons Learned From Being Bullied

Lessons Learned From Being Bullied

Photo copyright: Dreamstime (Post by COLLEEN CANNEY) During my middle school years, I had the experience of being bullied. At the time, the term “bullying” wasn’t as readily used as it is today. To me, the read more

How Do You Feel About Retirement?

How Do You Feel About Retirement?

(Post by ANN HARRISON) A little while ago, I changed the way I talk to clients about retirement.  I used to ask them what they wanted their retirement to look like.  And then I came to read more

Plagued By Your Past?

Plagued By Your Past?

“Freedom is what you do with what’s been done to you.” ~Jean Paul Sartre (Post by GAIL BRENNER) Still plagued by your past? Then this post is for you. But only if you want to be read more

Rafting the Clearwater Rapids

Rafting the Clearwater Rapids

 (Post by Leigh McAdam) It was our final day of the 2012 summer holidays – and one that would get our adrenalin pumping over and over again. John and I were in Clearwater, BC – the gateway read more

The Resurgence of Oral Storytelling and the Audio Book

The Resurgence of Oral Storytelling and the Audio Book

(Post by NINA MUNTEANU) Griot. Raconteur. Bard. Jongleur. Seanchai. Skop. Troubadors and minstrals. Spinner of yarns. Any way you call them they are stoytellers. And storytellers have shaped our societies and reflected our cultures for all read more

Do Your Leisure Activities Make Sense?

Do Your Leisure Activities Make Sense?

(Post by ANN HARRISON) Leisure activities generally fit into six categories. You can learn a lot by examining your own leisure activities and seeing which of the following categories they fall into: 1.  Social Interaction (e.g., read more

Gladys Burrill – Oldest Female Marathoner

Gladys Burrill – Oldest Female Marathoner

Feature photo: At age 92, Gladys Burrill power-walked and jogged through the 2010 Honolulu Marathon   Post by Debra Eve I’ve been so pleased with myself. Inspired by the book Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of read more