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NBCNews.com – Think Section/Self Explanatory – Coronavirus quarantine gave my daughter too much free time. How she used it surprised me.

Maybe it’s not fair to say that, before the coronavirus pandemic, my teenage daughter Zoe was a problem child; she was probably just a typical teenager. …

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Parade.com – Feeling a Little Bit Down? Here are 25 Ways to Get Happier in 10 Minutes or Less

Why is happiness so important? Perhaps Aristotle said it best: Happiness is “the chief good toward which all other things aim.” Being happy is more than just …

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Cratejoy – Infographic – How COVID-19 is Affecting Holiday Shopping 2020

I conducted research, wrote the text, and provided creative direction for this infographic. I also hired a graphic designer for this. See the infographic here: …

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Aging/RetirementLifestyle

NextAvenue.org – How to Check Out the Safety of a Retirement Condo Building

We are all horrified about the Surfside, Fla. condo collapse, and our hearts go out to families and friends of the victims. This type of …

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Parade.com – 10 Health Benefits of Having a Dog, Plus Exactly Why They’re So Good for Your Mental Health

Most of us love dogs. In fact, 63% of households own a dog, according to the 2019-2020 National Pet Owners Survey conducted by the American Pet Products …

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HealthLifestyleTechnology

Parade.com – Did You Know You Can Use Clubhouse to Get Healthier? Here are 20 Clubs We Love

Clubhouse is the new, fast-growing, invite-only social networking app that allows people to voice chat about a variety of topics. Health is one of the …

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NextAvenue.org – Clubhouse: What It Is, How to Join and Why It Can Be Great for People Over 50

What is Clubhouse? It’s an audio-based social network, where participants create or join “rooms” to discuss a variety of topics. Launched a year ago, Clubhouse …

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Cox.com – Game On for Virtual Tailgating

For many, tailgating at the football stadium is just as much of a tradition as watching the game. Yet like many other activities in the …

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Aging/RetirementLifestyle

NextAvenue.org – The COVID-19 Cremation Trend: What You Need to Know

Why has cremation become more popular during the pandemic? In addition to the increasing trend in cremations prior to the pandemic, during COVID-19, the restrictions on …

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Aging/RetirementLifestyle

CoveyClub.com – Help for the Messy, Awful World of Midlife Reinvention

“If you want to know how J.Lo coped as she turned 50, don’t listen to my podcast,” says Mary Rogers, creator of Experience 50: The Podcast …

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