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Purpose is a Robust Predictor of Health and Wellness

A growing trend amongst us boomers is that we have been steering clear from the word “retirement.” Personally, watching the decline in my parent’s when they “retired” is why I’ve been planning on working, in some form, as long as I’m able to contribute.

I recently stumbled on an article from The New York Times called “Living with Purpose” that reports:

So not only is my wish to have meaning and purpose in my life and contribute back to my community, but that need is also a factor to help keep me healthy.

While my journey as a caregiver has been long and impacted my life, it’s also fueled in me what I believe to be my purpose in life. Driven. 

One comment on “Purpose is a Robust Predictor of Health and Wellness

  1. […] midnight visit to the ER was long and difficult. I wondered how mom would have managed by herself in a new place alone. Her community put her in […]

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