From the Editor

Being Wrong Can Be Right

From Linda Priestley, Editor-in-Chief   Made a mistake recently? Guess what? It’s okay. Better yet, being wrong can put you...in the right. More and more experts are saying it: missing the mark is actually a win. Of course, we all…

Learning to Embrace Change

From Linda Priestley, Editor-in-Chief   Change. It’s an ordinary word—but one that can sometimes (often) set nerves jangling. Faced with…

Hands Across the Generations

From Linda Priestley, Editor-in-Chief   We’ve often mentioned in these pages the importance of intergenerational bonds: without the experience of…

Gratitude Is Contagious

From Linda Priestley, Editor-in-Chief   Every year, a group of friends gets together to celebrate their friendship (43 years as…

Get Some Air (Doctor’s Orders)

From Linda Priestley, Editor-in-Chief   Ten years ago, civil servants in Melbourne, Australia, invited citizens to alert them to any…

Beacons of Hope

From Linda Priestley, Editor-in-Chief   In case you’ve been feeling a little down lately, here’s an antidote for gloom: think…

The Gift of a Greeting

From Linda Priestley, Editor-in-Chief   Just before the holidays, as we were putting together the issue you have in your…

The Art of Giving

From Linda Priestley, Editor-in-Chief   Given the title above and the approaching holiday season, you may be thinking “Here she…

Aging Gracefully

From Linda Priestley, Editor-in-Chief In this issue, autumn gently makes its presence felt—the year is aging gracefully. We can do…