6 Last Minute Helpful Holiday Gifts for Seniors
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6 Last Minute Helpful Holiday Gifts for Seniors

If you are looking for presents for friends and family members, holiday gifts for seniors could be on your list. Even when time is short and your schedule is busy, there are last minute gifts your loved one will appreciate and enjoy.  Audible Books Many enjoy listening to audible books. They can be an ideal…

10 Ways to Make Friends Later in Life
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10 Ways to Make Friends Later in Life

Young adulthood is often a time filled with activities and friends, but it can be harder for individuals to make friends later in life. After all, young adults often connect through college classes, internship programs, entry-level career positions, and weekend parties. But when you are in your 50s or older, these types of activities are not…

5 Ways to Keep Your Brain Healthy After the Age of 50
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5 Ways to Keep Your Brain Healthy After the Age of 50

Aging comes with benefits. Some experience a feeling of freedom, for example. But there are also concerns, such as worrying about the possibility of Alzheimer’s and other memory disorders. There are life changes you can make to help keep your brain healthy after the age of 50. One of the paths to brain health is…

5 Sanity-Saving Self Care Tips for the Sandwich Generation
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5 Sanity-Saving Self Care Tips for the Sandwich Generation

Many of you are members of what is referred to as the sandwich generation, meaning you are caring for children, or grandchildren, on one side and aging parents on the other. If this is true for you, you may benefit from a few self care tips. After all, you may be anxious and overtired as…

5 Ways to Silence Your Inner Critic
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5 Ways to Silence Your Inner Critic

It is an unfortunate reality that many engage in negative self-talk, but there are ways to silence your inner critic. After all, if there was a friend in your life who continually pointed out your faults, you wouldn’t want to spend time with them anymore, right? Friends should buoy one another, and self-talk should also…

Characteristics of Kinesthetic Personalities
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Characteristics of Kinesthetic Personalities

Individuals with kinesthetic personalities learn by doing, not by listening to lectures or reading text books. Because these individuals learn by participating, they need to be actively involved when learning new concepts. Sometimes, kinesthetic learners are diagnosed as having Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD). But the truth is kinesthetic intelligence is different. Less than 20 percent…

What Does It Cost to Submit a Guest Blog?
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What Does It Cost to Submit a Guest Blog?

Interested in submitting a guest blog post? We welcome professionals sharing their knowledge with our large community of readers. Above all, the Van Blarcom Consulting community is committed to positivity and healing. Together, we help people thrive. Individuals and organizations who submit blog posts are not charged. There is no cost to submit. We share…

The Body-Mind Connection
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The Body-Mind Connection

The body-mind connection is powerful. How you think can affect how feel physically. And how your body feels can impact your thoughts and emotions. Do you have thoughts that are making you feel bad about yourself? Both physically and emotionally? Leave your negative thoughts and concerns with personal counselor Kendall and get on with a…