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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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What would it be like to minimize your stress?
What would it be like to take a moment to refill your cup?

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The first in-person motivational speaker I saw was Captain Charlie Plumb. I've forgotten many of the details of his story of being shot down during a mission, but not his question, Who packed your parachute?   As I've reflected on his story over the years, I've wondered who stitched his parachute. After all, a well-packed parachute with weak stitching may not work well enough.   Mindfulness meditation is like slowly stitching a parachute for your life.   Living mindfully is challenging because there's no immediate or noticeable reward - it's the ultimate long game play in a quick-fix world. The...

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We love to make predictions. We do it all the time, and, well, folks, we're not that good at them. 

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