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Do people need a purpose to accumulate wealth? insight Sep 25, 2022

A financial website in the United Kingdom offered an interesting perspective on the accumulation of wealth. Written by Amanda Smith, the article at Money Marketing wondered if people needed a specific purpose to save or invest.

Many people are accustomed to working all their lives, so saving may...

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Cancer survivors create baskets of hope for others go-getters Sep 24, 2022

Tracy Gallagher and Ashleigh Park, both from Mississippi, were diagnosed with cancer in their 40s and underwent a combined 64 rounds of chemotherapy, News Nation reported.

After recovering, the women formed DeSoto Hope, a non-profit organization providing support and encouragement to people just...

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Do you have mission vision? insight Sep 24, 2022

Entrepreneur magazine offered suggestions to its readers this month regarding ways they can embrace their purpose as a pathway to success.

The article, written by Michelle Van Slyke, said it was critical to hone your "mission vision" to meet your goals.

That's a message my mentor, Kary...

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Author shows people how to move from stuck to significance insight Sep 23, 2022

In writing his book, "Move or Die," author Chris Carlisle wanted people to realize that although they may be stuck, they just need a nudge to set them in motion to reach their potential at any age.

"People are always coming up against walls in life which they think are trying to stop them," he...

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AARP Purpose Award recipient provides help to poor neighborhood go-getters news Sep 21, 2022

Rev. Jamesetta Ferguson is the president and CEO of Molo Village CDC, a distressed neighborhood in Louisville, Ky., where she provides services to mostly Black and poor residents.

She is also a 2022 recipient of the Purpose Award given by AARP (formerly called the American Association of Retired...

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In the online world, age is an invisible barrier blog opinion Sep 21, 2022

For years, we have heard how people have broken a glass ceiling by becoming the first person to do something. At the same time, seasoned citizens are often told there is a cement ceiling to their careers.

"It's time for you to step aside and make room for the younger generation," people over 50...

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Small habits can make us happier insight Sep 20, 2022

The world is changing rapidly, and so are we for that matter. The ability to manage change is essential if we are going to maintain our sanity or have any semblance of a happy, productive life.

The problem is that we all have these nasty bad habits that can interfere with our desire to be better...

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Experience collides with purpose in the afternoon of life insight Sep 18, 2022

During the morning of life, humans are driven toward outer-focused goals, such as creating a family, earning money, building a career, and establishing one’s self in the world, Psychology Today noted this week.

Yet, In the afternoon of life, there is a realization that we have lived more...

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Getting old is a state of mind insight Sep 17, 2022

Conventional wisdom suggests you're as old as you feel, right?  Now there is medical evidence to back up that idea.

Published by the Journal of the American Medical Association, the study of nearly 14,000 people over the age of 50 found those with the highest satisfaction with aging had a...

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70-year-old Texas man finds purpose in Popsicles go-getters Sep 16, 2022

As I read H.R. Grimm's heartwarming editorial in La Vernia News, I could only marvel at his dedication to his real and adoptive grandchildren. He sets a very high bar for the rest of us.

Titled "Living for others gives our lives purpose," the editorial describes how he and his wife simply love...

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