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Want to Add Years to Your Life? Try Complaining.

What a great time to be a professional complainer.  Like myself.  And to have written a how-to book about the subject, which will, no doubt, be catapulted to the best seller list due to a recent article in The New York Times. Nearly 10 years into my third-act career and I have finally been validated. 

By |2020-01-31T14:35:27+00:00January 31st, 2020|Categories: Kvetching|4 Comments

No handbook for life after work, so 78-year-old Palm Beach author wrote one

This wasn’t the first time that Susan Goldfein had considered a transition. But in her early 70s, the part-time Palm Beach resident saw the ending of the job she had given her all to, and at a point where many consider retirement, she found that "‘retire’ was like a four-letter word," she says. So instead of taking

By |2020-01-16T17:15:21+00:00January 16th, 2020|Categories: Media, News, Reading|0 Comments

Ponderables

Perhaps it’s the post-holiday season lull, or the lull in my brain due to a horrid head cold, but lately I find myself pondering insignificant, mundane communication transactions that occur with regularity in our daily lives.  I catch myself ruminating about things I would normally ignore.  For example, the other afternoon, when the check-out person

By |2020-01-16T19:55:34+00:00January 16th, 2020|Categories: Communication|6 Comments