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FROM DOING TO BEING

One would have thought that life during the Pandemic would have offered multiple blocks of free time for writing blog posts. Being retired, I haven’t had countless Zoom meetings to attend or children to homeschool or elderly parents to care for. Except for periodic trips to the grocery store, my husband and I pretty much […]

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Amazing Aging with Grace – Part 9: Adaptability

Are you a toe-tapper whenever you feel impatient?  I am.  And I sigh. And I fidget. And I exhibit any number of other behaviors to express my dissatisfaction with someone who is SLOW! At least, I used to. Now that I’ve reached my 70’s, it’s become obvious that I, too, can be slow. Yes, I […]

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Amazing Aging with Grace – Part 8: A Lesson in Mindfulness

Had gum graft surgery the other day.  Another gift that often comes with the aging process. But not so bad. My dentist is the Queen of No Pain, the worst parts of the procedure being the numbing needle and the screams of my face muscles as they  supported an open mouth for three hours.  As I […]

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Amazing Aging With Grace – Part 7: Five Conclusions About Exercise and Aging

We’re always hearing about the importance of exercise for remaining healthy.  Being a good doobie, I wear a Fitbit daily, go to the gym on a regular basis and squeeze in Tai Chi classes whenever possible.  But as I have aged it’s become very obvious that the days of strenuous aerobics classes, lifting heavy weights […]

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Amazing Aging With Grace – Part 6: Montessori and Dementia

I’ve had a lifelong love affair with Montessori education.  It began in graduate school.  As I struggled to feel excitement over the fine points of articulation therapy, my roommates – who were both Montessori teachers – came home, exhausted for sure, but elated by their wonderful day at school. Something was wrong  with this  picture. […]

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Amazing Aging With Grace – Part 5: Never Too Old For Instagram!

At the invitation of a friend, I recently attended a workshop on using Instagram.  This particular workshop was geared towards artists, but after learning the basics I felt I could successfully apply the same ones to my coaching practice. Besides, using Instagram sounded fun!  I created an account (Andrea.Graham.Coaching) and plunged in. Something I did not know: At least […]

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