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Fifty Over 50 book highlights profiles of people passionately pursuing purpose news Jun 10, 2022

I released my newest book this week, and it’s designed to inspire people over 50 to realize it’s never too late for them to make a difference and enjoy a purposeful life.

Fifty Over 50 features short profiles of 50 men and women who embraced a new purpose later in life that culminated...

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Advice for being a good grandparent insight Jun 06, 2022

Many people over 50, myself included, are fortunate enough to have grandchildren.

Some people kid that grandchildren are a reward for not killing your own kids when they were teenagers. There is some truth to that.

On the other hand, a few grandparents have been called back into active duty as...

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Mindset changes that help people reach their goals insight Jun 03, 2022

A lot has been written over the years about the power of your mind to change the trajectory of your life.

Napoleon Hill, author of Think and Grow Rich, famously said, "Whatever the mind can conceive and believe, the mind can achieve -- regardless of how many times you may have failed in the...

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Maryland man finds purpose in helping vulnerable people go-getters news Jun 03, 2022

Roger Rothman, of Rockville, Md., made a career out of working as a mental health clinical social worker. It was a long-term effort that required meeting with the same people for many years.

In situations like that, it's hard to see or know if you're making progress or having any impact at all...

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Is your life worth $333.33 per day? blog insight Jun 02, 2022

A friend’s father battled cancer for several years. He had surgery and underwent radiation treatment and, for three years, things looked promising.

Eventually, his health changed for the worse and he was given a choice: Either face the inevitable within four months or get a “hormone...

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Is retirement a fantasy for most older people? insight May 31, 2022

According to the British Broadcasting Corporation, the concept of retirement as we know it is changing, and has been for a long time. In fact, the paper suggests the idea of retiring is a "fantasy."

The number of people working past retirement age has grown consistently since the 1990s. In the...

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Reformed prisoner finds purpose in training dogs go-getters news May 27, 2022

After moving to Denver when he was 12, Kenny Cobbin started stealing. By 1988, the then-27-year-old was convicted of aggravated robbery, which led to a mandatory life sentence as a habitual offender, Westword reported.

With the possibility of parole 40 years away, Kenny remembers hearing that...

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Are you tired of living everyone else's dreams? blog insight May 26, 2022

Although Marty Munson doesn't appear to be over 50 yet, he did pose a thought-provoking question in a blog at menshealth.com.

Are you tired of living everyone else's dream?

Many people come to a place where they discover what they're doing every day is not meaningful or purposeful. It may be what...

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Embrace your purpose insight May 23, 2022

Tim Challies, one of my favorite pastors, published a series of articles a few years ago to help men of faith passionately pursue greater purpose or their lives, but the information applies to both sexes.

Although originally published in 2017, his timeless advice is rooted in Biblical principles...

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What advice would you leave for others? insight May 14, 2022

I saw a story today that seemed like it would be a good idea for those of us older folks to do as a benefit to generations of people who follow us.

Titled "103 bits of advice I wish I had known," the author laid out a lifetime of wisdom and lessons learned. What a neat legacy to leave for others...

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