I have a dream of serving others by…

Paul Carter boarding bus

Paul Carter boarding the bus on the way to volunteer in Managua Nicaragua.

For several years now it has been my dream to serve others by helping seniors resist the stereotypes of aging and moving forward into their 80s and beyond expressing their highest expression. So, what better way to serve than by setting the example?

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Exercises for meetings

Excercises for meetingsDo you find yourself stuck in a meeting where you feel you really need to move? Here is a series of exercises recommended by Christine Faber of the Lenox Massachusetts Community Center that you can use to stretch out, and get your blood flowing during a break without being too conspicuous to your fellow meeting attendees.

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Healthy Snacks for Meetings

Meeting SnacksWhen I attend meetings and seminars, I am often faced with the usual heaping tray of doughnuts and pastries. They look scrumptious, and I am sorely tempted by my gut. But my head knows they are empty-calorie foods filled with fat and sugar. And they are lacking in nutrition. Plus, I know they may put me to sleep, instead of keeping me alert.

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My easy, basic menu

Eggs florentineI like an easy, basic menu, so I don’t have to re-invent the wheel at each meal time. This menu is not for everyone, but it works for me – AND I lost 20 unwanted pounds and gained lots of muscle during the first three months I used it together with my exercise program.

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My nutrition program

nutrition_programI never was much for deprivation. That’s why I’m not on a “diet.”

Yet, ever since my late forties, I’ve known that getting conscious about what I eat is one of the most important things I can do to live better and longer.

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