Posts Tagged ‘ Legacy ’

Which is worse? Getting it wrong…or not deciding?

Sep 15th, 2012 | By

Face the music…bite the bullet…take our medicine…we have a lot of phrases for it. They amount to the same issue:  difficult choices involve options that are equally charming…or equally  ugly. Have the surgery?…or tough it out and hope that (benign) tumor will not grow too fast?  Support your son’s fourth career move…or let him know
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Three things to consider before making a charitable bequest

Apr 25th, 2012 | By

When her husband lost his battle with cancer, he left Janet enough to live comfortably.  He also left her with an unanswered question. They had never considered what to do with those assets as she neared the end of her own life. Ten years later, when she heard a friend talk about “leaving a little
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Best way to handle regrets—avoid them

Feb 22nd, 2012 | By

A nurse who listened to the last wishes of dying patients for more than a decade says five regrets came up most often. • I wish I’d been true to myself. • I wish I hadn’t worked so hard. • I wish I had the courage to express my feelings. • I wish I had
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Here’s how to handle what bothers you

Jan 25th, 2012 | By
Here’s how to handle what bothers you

Some problems seem beyond our control:  world hunger, child abuse, epidemics.  When you think about such thorny issues, you may feel helpless. But break those problems down into smaller pieces, and you may find a way to tackle them.  Once upon a time smallpox ravaged the earth. It caused blindness. It deformed children.  It killed
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