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Downsizing 101: It’s All About Baby Steps...
A clever Facebook post recently caught my attention. The caption went something like, “25 Things You Can Do to...
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4 Tips for Home Workouts During Social...
Wow, things have surely changed in the last 3 weeks. What was a vague threat has become a real, though ever-changing...
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For Caregivers During Covid-19
The definition of American hero is being recast in real-time. Amava salutes doctors, nurses, caregivers, teachers, EMTs...
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Lessons from an American in China During...
Hello friends, I am reading the SF Chronicle, the NY Times, listening to local radio from back home and I can surmise...
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Downsizing 101: What You Do Before You Start
My family moved around a lot when I was a kid. And I mean, A LOT. I went to thirteen elementary schools and four junior...
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5 Easy Tips to Increase Your Mindfulness
Mindfulness is the act of being present and aware of our thoughts. Sounds super easy and natural, right? While it's...
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Focus on These Five Keys to Health
The ancient poet Virgil said, “the greatest wealth is health.” Yet people define health in decidedly different ways....
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Ask Amava: Finding that Perfect Volunteer Gig
Just wondering if you have a checklist of items I should consider in choosing the right volunteer option for me. I really...
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Taking a Gap Year -- It’s Not Just for...
If you are thinking about retiring, but are not sure you’re ready to stop working altogether, or you are ready to stop...
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