Older people are happier

laura carstebsenAre older people happier In the 20th century?  We added an unprecedented number of  years to our lifespans, but is the quality of life as good?

Surprisingly, the answer is a resounding yes!  In this thought provoking video, psychologist Laura Carstensen shows research that demonstrates that as people get older they become happier, more content, and have a more positive outlook on the world.  If you find that difficult to believe, then watch this!
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This blog now shows Contributor advertisements

contributor adYou may have noticed in the sidebar a small advertisement that looks like the image to the right. This is for Google Contributor which has now gone live after running for a time on an invitation basis to certain publishers.

We received notice of this via the AdSense newsletter on November 5. It certainly would be handy to be receiving more revenue as a result of this initiative. Continue reading

Three reasons to fire your ghost writer

ghost writer All of us have at least one book inside us. We all have our own unique way of looking at the world and that can be of interest to others. Provided you keep your eyes and ears open, then you can reveal what others may not see.  

That’s all well and good but how can you write that book. Not everyone has a gift with words and it is essential that your book should maintain the interest of your readers. Continue reading

Timeless quotes from centenarians

luke dixonAlthough the Budweiser puppy commercial will likely be tops in the cuteness category among the Super Bowl commercials, there was another that was equally engaging.

Dodge automobiles have now been with us for over 100 years. Accordingly their Super Bowl commercial featured some sprightly centenarians giving words of wisdom that are good for all ages.   These centenarians featured the attitude, defiance and an irreverence that is the core of Dodge’s DNA.  Just watch this video to see them in action:


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Older people – a new power for development

On 14 December 1990, the United Nations General Assembly designated 1 October the International Day of Older Persons.  The proportion of the population over 60 is growing strongly throughout the world. The World Health Organization in its webpage on 1 October: International Day of Older Persons this year  promote survey that Older people are a new power for development.

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Working toward Post-Graduate Nursing Degrees

online nursing Nurses often work long hours throughout the week. Because they may be at work for as long as twelve hours per shift, it might seem like these professionals have little time to pursue an advanced degree.

However, nurses who want to go back to school to work toward a post-graduate degree have an option that helps them avoid going to on-campus courses. Continue reading
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