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Everyday Gratitude: Thanksgiving Year-round

October 7, 2011 On My Mind
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By Dr. Carolyn Anderson My fellow Canadians and I are celebrating Thanksgiving soon while Americans wait to celebrate the holiday until November. But no matter when or if you celebrate Thanksgiving, gratitude should be a part of our everyday lives. It’s important to step back and be thankful on a daily basis. While we should […]

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The Year is Half Over, Are Your New Year’s Resolutions Half Completed?

July 4, 2011 On My Mind
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Now that the year is half over, it’s time to evaluate your progress in your New Year’s Resolutions. Tips are given for getting back on track with your goals if you’ve already abandoned your resolutions.

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Is Exercise the Fountain of Youth?

June 9, 2011 On My Mind
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By Dr. Carolyn Anderson Throughout history, people have searched for the fountain of youth. Perhaps the reason it’s never been found is that it’s been hiding in plain sight all along. New research is suggesting that exercise could very well be the closest thing we can get to a fountain of youth. Nothing does more […]

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How to Make Resolutions You’ll Actually Keep

January 4, 2011 On My Mind
List of Resolutions

By Dr. Carolyn Anderson If you’re like most people you start off the New Year full of determination to make this your best year yet. You’re going to get in shape, eat better, all while developing your hobbies and paying off those holiday bills. I’m not saying these are impossible goals but without the following […]

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Energy Management: Embracing Your Values

November 13, 2010 On My Mind
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By Carolyn Anderson The second E in the energy acronym is for Embracing Your Values. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then is not an act but a habit” Aristotle Make sure you are living a life you love and not a life that others would love you to live. Living a life that […]

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Energy Management: Living in the Now

October 18, 2010 On My Mind
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By Dr. Carolyn Anderson The N in the ENERGY acronym represents NOW for living in the moment and enjoying the journey. Multitasking People are often proud of their ability to multi task and women like to point out that there is evidence from brain research that women are better at multitasking then men. We are so […]

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Energy Management- Eating Well and Exercising

October 14, 2010 On My Mind
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By Carolyn Anderson This is the first segment in the six week series on Energy Management. The subject of this blog will be the E for Eating well and Exercising There is no question in my mind that when you feel better physically you feel better mentally, emotionally and spiritually. It extrapolates to all areas […]

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How to Make Way for Your Big Dreams

October 1, 2010 On My Mind
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By Dr. Carolyn Anderson Many of us, in fact probably all of us, have some secret dream we have harbored for years. Some really big thing we want to do. You may be waiting for retirement or now be retired and wondering what happened to all your free time. Regardless of where you are in […]

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Energy Management

September 14, 2010 On My Mind
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By Dr. Carolyn Anderson If a genie gave a person the chance to pick more of one thing, most wise people would choose more time. With more time one could do more, see more and be more. Many people look forward to retirement believing they will then finally have all the time in the world […]

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Attitude Is The Difference Maker

September 9, 2010 On My Mind
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By Dr. Carolyn Anderson I met the most inspiring older woman the other day. After our conversation, I started thinking about the different ways that people deal with adversity. Some people seem to be able to rise above the most difficult of circumstances to shine and lead a productive life and some people seem to […]

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