Nine months… that is how long some of us have been working from home with our spouse, managing the economic stress of the pandemic, homeschooling children, worrying about family members, social isolation and re-negotiating household roles. It is no wonder that people are wondering if their relationship will last. Whether
As I approach the Thanksgiving and December holidays, I feel deflated. Plans to gather and reenact time-honored traditions have been dismantled and discarded due to the pandemic. I have allowed myself to feel the sadness and the loss. And I have begun to ask myself some questions: What do these
This blog is part of the Aging Well series and is written by Robin Gault-Winton, MSW, owner of the organization, Playing at Life. Play is something done for its own sake. It’s voluntary. It’s pleasurable. It offers a sense of engagement. It takes you out of time; and the act
If your salt and pepper shakers are the only seasonings that have seen the light of day in recent weeks, it’s time to step up your game with homemade seasoning blends. They’ll soon become your secret weapon to making healthy, mouth-watering meals in a flash.
A few years ago I wrote a blogpost titled, An End to "But": More kindness and complexity in our words. I'm revisiting the concept as it seems apt for our times. With most of us living in increased isolation, the voice in our head may feel louder than ever. Now
No access to locker rooms? It's cold outside! How do I get out of my swim suit for the ride home? Won't it be cold? These are some of the most common questions we've had since we re-opened the Natatorium. Gracefully changing out of your wet suit into dry clothes