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The power of positive thinking

Wellness with Cindy

“Only those who have mastered the art of happiness can prosper and progress. The happy spirit sees no obstacles, is not blinded by gloom, and invokes the strength and ambition that surmounts all difficulties and gains success.”
If you are not a natural positive thinker, how do you begin to develop the ability?
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Monday, June 02, 2014/Author: Cindy Sue Blair/Number of views (2180)/Comments (-)/
Categories: Health

Reading nutrition labels can help with getting nutrients you may need

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The nutrition label is on almost every package of food. Numbers and percentages for calories, fat, cholesterol, sodium and more are listed on the label. What does it all mean to the consumer? How can we use the information on the label to make informed food choices?
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Monday, May 12, 2014/Author: Guest Author/Number of views (2067)/Comments (-)/
Categories: Health

Have you planted your tomatoes yet?

Mother’s Day weekend is the perfect time

I’ll be celebrating Mother’s Day in my own special way this coming weekend, when I plant tomatoes. When I read Jamsey Thomas’ blog about hobbies a few weeks ago, I wasn’t surprised to see gardening near the top of the list for people age 50-plus. I’m 50-plus, and I love gardening, especially vegetable gardening. But then, tomatoes and I go way back. I like to say that tomatoes put me through college.
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Wednesday, May 07, 2014/Author: Pat Gilbert/Number of views (2735)/Comments (-)/

Discovering the desire to learn something new

Wellness with Cindy

... Tom had discovered the ukulele tucked away on a shelf in the corner of the musty barn and in that serendipitous moment had discovered within him a desire to make music.
 
Learning to play a musical instrument not only inspires your creative soul but also is an entertaining way to unwind after a hectic day. What instrument should you play?
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Monday, May 05, 2014/Author: Guest Author/Number of views (2572)/Comments (-)/
Categories: Lifelong learning

Managing your "stuff"

Celebrate Older Americans Month by taking control to live a healthier life!

As older Americans we have “stuff” that we carry/have carried through our life cycle. Sometimes it’s family issues, sometimes it’s work issues. No matter what "stuff" you have, are you managing it? In the spirit of this year's Older Americans Month, "Safe Today, Healthy Tomorrow," OASIS member Ruth Jenerson shares her journey on taking control of her "stuff" so she can live a healthy life.
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Thursday, May 01, 2014/Author: Guest Author/Number of views (2555)/Comments (-)/
Categories: Health

How do you discover life after 50?

Share your experience on our blog!

We’re proud to offer educational opportunities that help people get the most out of life. And there’s a gold mine of knowledge, talent and passion among our volunteers, instructors and supporters. This is a place to share that knowledge. And that’s where you can help! Interested in being a guest blogger for OASIS?
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Wednesday, March 19, 2014/Author: Mary G. Wilson/Number of views (3690)/Comments (-)/
Categories: Lifelong learning
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