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Life happens; circumstances out of our control, and sometimes our own choices. In general, our well-being is dependent upon our thoughts, decisions, behaviors and social supports. Some circumstances may not change, but it is possible to recognize negative influences, make changes, and thrive!

What does living well mean to you? You might say that living well is a list of things to do or not do that make life better. But what does a better life look like?

Jean-Paul Sartre wrote that “Everything has been figured out, except how to live.” And that’s true. Life is a continuous lesson. We can’t always pinpoint the exact formula that contributes to that feeling of knowing we are living well. Each person has a different combination of factors and influences, both good and bad, that go into their own unique life. Those things often determine whether life is lived well or not.

Join us as we identify what gets in the way, learn how to clear our life path of the unnecessary and unhealthy, and discover how to live well.


May brings many things to celebrate…
It is Older American’s Month, Mental Health Awareness Month, and includes National Fitness Day, Mother’s Day, and National Women’s Health Week. We celebrate our lives as we consider what areas need attention in order to live well.

Memory: 5 Ways to Protect Your Brain Health

Everybody’s memory goes on the fritz now and again, but it is important to notice ongoing memory problems. “Memory is just a tiny part of brain functioning, and there’s a lot you can do to protect your brain health,” says Johns Hopkins neurologist Barry Gordon, M.D., Ph.D.

These Sleep Habits Are Putting Your Heart Health At Risk

Studies show sleep can impact cardiovascular disease, as well as many other areas of your physical and mental health. Here’s how to tell if you’re getting poor sleep and what you can do about it to feel your best.

Fearless Aging (Because it’s a normal part of living!)

Stereotypes about getting older can make what is a natural process feel stressful. Everyone is getting older! It is a normal part of life. Here’s how to stop those negative messages from clouding your head.

Live Well Quote

“I think people would live a bit longer if they didn’t know how old they were. Age puts restrictions on things.” – Karl Pilkington

Laughter is Therapy for the Mind and Body

Researchers now appreciate laughter’s power to enhance physical and mental health and well-being. Read this article and give laughter a try!

Live Well Tip

Live Well Tips: things you can do for your mental health.


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