Category Archives: Change

Moving Forward Faster

Have you ever wanted to move forward more quickly? I ask that because some people don’t want to move forward at all. They want to stay secure or move at a comfortable pace while the world goes by. You might … Continue reading

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Relief of Suffering

Relief of suffering is an essential element of life in my book (literally and figuratively). It was a tough chapter to write, and a tough chapter to keep short because there is so much suffering in this world. Suffering creates … Continue reading

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New Year, New Life, New Mind

New Year, New Life, New Mind Or Three Reasons Why I Am Going Back to School What does your new year look like? Mine looks amazingly different. It started last December 11th, when I began going to school full time. … Continue reading

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Declare Freedom from Patriarchy

Patriarchy (and the hierarchical structures brought to us by patriarchy) is old thinking. For eons, humans thought it was the best we could do. It was so good that it got included in the major religions around the world. It … Continue reading

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Change the World

You’ve heard and seen the commercials. You can change the world by getting a degree at “Any” University. Change the world by enlisting at your local US Armed Services recruiter. You can change the world when you give money to … Continue reading

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2012 and The Year Of Understanding (Y.O.U.)

There are many prophecies and theories about what is in store for us in 2012. Hold on to your hats. It could be the end of the world. It could be the end of present tyrannies or simply a broad-based … Continue reading

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Progress: Fact or Exception

“I’d like to feel that progress is a fact rather than the exception.” Most of us want to move forward, out of the present realm of problems, regrets and imbalances and into a bright future with solid benefits. But we … Continue reading

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Changing our faltering mythology

A recent review of Joseph Campbell’s book, The Hero’s Journey, offered an insight into who we are as a people and maybe why we are here at this point in time. Joseph’s lifelong work was to study the myths of … Continue reading

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4 new links added on Life Links

More great links to life, longevity and thinking of the future have been added to our Life Links page. Blog on life extension, technology and longevity Blog of futurism, trans-humanism and singularity Blog of John Renesch, author, futurist at the … Continue reading

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Your Time is Ripe

It is interesting how historic photographs show places that were, at the time, common, but today are more precious for the contrast. Buildings that were seen every day and used for every conceivable human activity, say, one hundred years ago, … Continue reading

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Digital Crystal Ball

Care for a look at what the future will be like? The Singularity hub website has a large cache of interesting articles based on science and future predictions. I particularly like the page dedicated to longevity and health. This digital … Continue reading

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Why We Crave the New

Humans are forever creating new things, making new connections and wanting to hear what’s new. Why is that? Is it, like I was taught, that we are covetous, lustful and insatiable? Or is it, like religious teachers assure us, the proof … Continue reading

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100 Plus- New book releases Sept. 1

Sonia Arrison’s new book, “1oo Plus, How the Coming Age of Longevity Will Change Everything,” will be released on September 1st. The book explores some of the many changes that will occur very soon as technology meets the human lives … Continue reading

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Change, the Only Constant

They say change is inevitable. It certainly seems to be true. And the proof is that it’s not just insignificant things that change, like the faces on coins. Change is constant. The most significant things of life have changed and … Continue reading

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Looking Forward with Helen

You always have to have something to look forward to. –Helen Howland Of the many people that could have said this (a psychologist or other therapist, a teacher of the Law of Attraction, a concentration camp survivor or a motivational … Continue reading

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Slowing Down

We are all in such a rush to get things done. Expectations are high. Payments from the marketplace of skills come too slowly for our appetites. Things around us seem to be piling up, falling down, running over and creating … Continue reading

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Impatience

Impatience is a very telling sign that I believe that time, particularly my time, is in short supply. That belief, like the emotions mentioned in my previous post (Law of Attraction) are self-replicating. If I think my time is short, … Continue reading

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Law of Attraction

The Law of Attraction, made popular by the movie “The Secret” states that what we think about and what we do attracts more of the same in our lives. So, if we want more success, better relationships, money or job … Continue reading

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When Life Hurts, Part 3

In my numerous challenges over a lifetime, I have observed a pattern. It’s a pattern that could help others in crisis if they were also inclined. The key to taking advantage of this pattern is staying aware and anticipating a … Continue reading

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When Life Hurts

Many friends and relatives are up in arms. A family friend is about to lose the house he built with his own hands because of an extended illness and his insurance running out. A mother I know is in an … Continue reading

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What’s new?

“What’s new,” my neighbor asked? I could have mentioned the new blog post, the new coffee product I received or the recent disturbance in the neighborhood. Those are new. But I replied, “What an interesting question. Isn’t everything new?” “Yes, … Continue reading

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Future Calling

Science fiction writers have mysteriously predicted many advancements in science, technology and government. Fictional explorations into space, the human body and under the sea were years ahead of the technology that today oddly mirrors what these writers imagined in great … Continue reading

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Solving the Problem of Dying

“We can’t solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them.” Albert Einstein There is something plainly obvious about Einstein’s observation and another element that is more subtle and valuable. The first and most … Continue reading

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Be Wary of Absolutism

We live in a scientific age. Science is bringing new insights into technologies, medicine, lifestyle options, business… everywhere we look. And so, we have answers, based on science, that our parents and grandparents did not. With those new advances, we … Continue reading

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The Gung Ho Approach to Immortality

I don’t believe anything of real consequence was accomplished by sitting around and waiting for things to change. So, I have adopted the “Gung Ho” approach. Yes, some will recoil, but the concept of longevity is radical and tip-toeing will … Continue reading

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Everything Changes

Dreams can be a way of hearing. Our inhibitions are lowered and our usual busy-ness is stilled. I have been having a number of significant dreams since my father’s passing. (Some of you can relate to having dreams of passed … Continue reading

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Life Forever Now Bodies

Last night’s dream involved my attempts to fit a replacement product into a container for the old product. It didn’t fit. This is an interesting metaphor for trying to fit the ideas of “Life Forever Now” into a society that … Continue reading

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Change is the Only Certainty

It may seem odd, but honest scientists are hard pressed to predict certainties on the horizon. They would probably all bet easily on the sun rising the next morning in the East. But they couldn’t say it is a certainty. … Continue reading

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Good Friday. What’s Good About It?

For a good thirty years, I celebrated Good Friday with a religious fervor. I kneeled down and recalled the steps taken by the man Jesus 2000 years (and quadbillions of tears) ago. I vicariously visited the mockings, the scourgings, the … Continue reading

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