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Nearly 21 years ago, I was several weeks into my "healing journey" when my medical team came into my hospital room to do rounds. When they left, I said, "They're like my medical peloton helping me get down the road."

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How do you wish to be at 85?
My hunch is that you wish to be independent and healthy, right? I'm sure you don't want to be in a nursing home. So if independence is your goal, how do you need to be at 85? Or another way of looking at this is, what causes 85-year-olds to lose their independence?

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In 1866, in the wake of our Civil War, the Ladies' Memorial Association in Georgia decided that they would designate a day to throw flowers on the graves of fallen soldiers. However, they didn't want it to be an isolated event, so they asked newspapers to share the idea.

People across the South followed their lead and rested flowers on the confederate graves, but some noticed interspersed union graves left empty, so they started placing flowers on these graves as well.

Their action was a ripple that got published everywhere and led to the creation of Memorial Day in 1868.

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One Little Dot   How can something this big be invisible?   The environment is everywhere and yet it isn't visible Maybe if we saw it, we would see it's not invincible And have to take responsibility as individuals   How can something this big be invisible?   If it's all around us, it should show itself on pure principle The scientists are certain that the damage is residual And climate change data's reaching levels that are critical Yet somehow that's political   We argue over math Our citizens are too cynical to believe in facts We make excuses and...

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What is called for now?   How often do we fail to ask ourselves this question and just keep spinning?   Is this a time for purposeful activity? Is this a time for repose? What happens when we act in alignment or opposition to our intuition?   Since my last bad day, a cornerstone has been listening to what my mind, body, and heart are whispering before they turn up the volume.   Our hamster wheels are loud.   When we're on them all the time, we miss the whispers. We miss the invitation to hop off and breathe.  ...

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