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Do you prefer that you be right, or that you be happy?

-A Course in Miracles

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Getting old can be awful. Aches… pains… illness. We all dread it.

You can’t stop the clock, but you can banish the miseries that sometimes come with it.

* Bulging belly
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Wait–Are You Implying That I Need to Read This Article?
Defend yourself against the defensive.
By Martha Beck

From O, The Oprah Magazine, May 2007

I want your honest opinion,” said my friend Joanna, handing me her unpublished manuscript. “Don’t whitewash; tell the truth. Promise!”

So I promised—apprehensively. Joanna’s very talented, but I know she also takes criticism hard. To my relief, I loved her book, and I fired off an e-mail saying that the only way she could possibly improve it would be to make it a little more personal. “You’re so amazing,” I told her. “Putting more of you in the book would take it from great to sublime.”

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