Category Archives: health

  1. Caring for Others, Caring for Self

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    October 23, 2019 by Jean

    Lately, I’ve been struggling to find the right balance between caring for a good friend with a serious degenerative illness …
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  2. Fire and Ice: My Winter Exercise Program

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    March 4, 2019 by Jean

    For most of my life, my preferred form of exercise has been walking. I got into the walking habit early. …
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  3. Do I Hear What You Hear?

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    February 22, 2018 by Jean

    A couple of years ago, I started noticing that I was having trouble hearing what telemarketers and customer service reps …
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  4. Winter Exercise

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    January 31, 2018 by Jean

    One of my recurring dilemmas is how to get enough exercise in winter. During the good weather months, my preferred …
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  5. New Year’s Check-Up

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    January 4, 2018 by Jean

    One of my favorite rituals for New Year’s Day is to review the year that has just ended and make …
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  6. Pleasure and Joy

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    April 4, 2017 by Jean

    I am generally a happy person. I attribute this to having lucked out in the personality sweepstakes, where I was …
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I am Jean Potuchek, a professional sociologist who has just stepped into the next phase of my life, retirement, after more than thirty years of college teaching. This blog is about my experience of that new phase of life.

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