Author Archives: Barb Warner

Chocolate For The Brain: Writing Life Stories

Are you an older adult? Are you concerned about maintaining good brain health? Do you have a deep and abiding regard for the role of chocolate in your life? If you answered yes to any of these questions, do I … Continue reading

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Find the Courage to Follow Your Passion and Heart – Let that Guide You to Your Destination

It’s been fun savoring interactions with several groups in the past couple of months, sharing our stories and thoughts on the second half of life. At the Academy of Life Long Learning Institute in Denver, forty people attended my presentation … Continue reading

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Too Much of a Good Thing is Wonderful: Limitations to Modify Our Dreams Restricts Possibilities

Do you remember the Back to the Future movies? Michael J. Fox starred in the three blockbuster films in the 1980s. As we plan the second half of our life, this title has major implications. Sometimes we tend to plan … Continue reading

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What Makes Your Heart Sing – Nurture What Is Unique About You

I have discovered that the second half of life is a gift. I am probably, for the first time in my life, growing into becoming the person I have always wanted to be. It is time now for me to openly change my story. This is time for my coming out party to begin. Continue reading

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Later Is Now: Experiences Relegated as Off Limits by Fear are Ones Holding the Most Promise for Discovery

In our earlier years, whenever we felt passionate about something that was out of our comfort zone, we may have written it on a mental note and tucked it in the drawer labeled, To Be Addressed Later. We may have … Continue reading

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Courage – The Gift That Keeps on Giving

In reading, Keep Your Fork-Dessert Is On The Way: Savoring the Second Half of Life, you will find many stories about the virtues that are enhanced as we get older. Creativity, resilience, passion, embracing change are just a few of … Continue reading

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