Patricia Raskin
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I recently interviewed Judie Tenenbaum, a member of Temple Emanu-El, who is an attorney, advocate, consummate baker, harpist and Renaissance woman. I have worked with Judie on the temple’s … more
Millions of people love their pets, and there is a compelling reason for that: they give us unconditional love. Our pets, especially our cats and dogs, love us no matter what mood we are in or how … more
I recently had an experience that I consider a miracle. A few weeks ago, I was driving in the right lane on a three-lane highway early in the morning. There was a truck in front of me, and all … more
With the spring season on its way, I’ve been thinking about how the seeds we have planted start to bear fruit. And this includes something we often don’t think about – the seeds we … more
There has been so much conflict in political negotiations lately that I wondered if there was a better way. I first looked to the Hebrew Bible for some perspective on the subject. Rabbi Lord … more
The cold and dark late afternoons of New England winters can be tough on our bodies and minds. Many people feel down or have “winter blues” during this time. Mood changes often begin … more
Hanukkah has two miracles: the physical victory of a tiny band of Jews over the Greeks, which had the most powerful army in the world in the second century B.C.E., and the spiritual victory of … more
Here is some wisdom from guests on my “Positive Aging with Patricia Raskin” podcast that is well worth sharing: Jeff Weiss, CEO of Age of Majority: “75% of all adults 55 and … more
Kerry Hannon, senior columnist for Yahoo Finance and the author of “In Control at 50+: How to Succeed in the New World of Work,” discussed business and career opportunities for older … more
One of the ways that I stay positive is by expressing gratitude. Especially in tough times, looking at the window of opportunity in the obstacle can keep us afloat. During these High Holy Days, we … more
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