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What Do I Want to Be Next?

Is it truly possible to create the life you want to live? Dave Evans, cofounder of the Stanford Life Design Lab and coauthor of Designing Your Life, says the answer is a resounding “yes.”

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Is Your Workout Punishment or Ecstasy?

Where we are now, does not need to mean less than. Old. Too late. We bring a lifetime to where we are now. Sometimes that means we slow down a little, sometimes that means we are just getting started, sometimes it brings wisdom that makes for a new kind of strength.

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What I Learned at a Not Creepy Speed Dating Event

The Not Creepy Gathering (NCG) takes the speed-dating premise, but sees it through a more poetic and artistic lens. The evening engages participants in stream-of-consciousness writing exercises and gives prompt questions presented as topics for small groups (which gradually become whispered stories one-on-one).

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What Is Old? (A Perspective)

I believe that an affirmative approach to not just getting older but growing older takes into account that new parts of us are always clamoring for airtime, and the soul and spirit don’t “retire” even if your career does.

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3 Keys to Better Conversations

Some conversations flow beautifully like a fresh-water river, while others feel more like a stagnant pond. And while it is tempting to blame the difference between these types of conversations on other people, the truth is, YOU have the power to change the culture of every conversation.

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Unconditional Love: Is That Really a Good Idea?

How do we be our most integrous selves, while not gilding over the more prickly aspects of who we are? How do we hold ourselves and our loved ones accountable for their actions, deeds and words? How do we not fake perfection in the hopes of fooling someone into loving us?

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