SEXUALITY AND SOCIAL NORMS

SEXUALITY AND SOCIAL NORMS
Sexuality and Social Norms. Recently, I read a survey whose accuracy I can’t attest to, stating that according to number of condoms purchased and other surveys given, Denver was the most sexual city in the US; While Jacksonville, Florida was the least. http://seriousfacts.com/denver-colorado-sexually-active-city-america-least-jacksonville-florida/. This got me to thinking about what is happening in America. The strides forward and the discrimination of all kinds that still exists, especially ... Read More

On The Couch with Marie Alford-Harkey | 3-22-14

On The Couch with Marie Alford-Harkey | 3-22-14
Marie Alford-Harkey Listen to Podcast Marie Alford-Harkey is the Deputy Director of the Religious Institute [www.religiousinstitute.org], a national multifaith nonprofit dedicated to advocating for sexual health, education, and justice in faith communities and society. She is the co-author of the Religious Institute publication Making the Invisible Visible: Bisexuality in Faith Communities, coming in the fall. An educator with twenty years of classroom experience, Marie holds a Master's in Divinity ... Read More

On The Couch with Chris Arnold | 3-22-14

On The Couch with Chris Arnold | 3-22-14
CHRIS ARNOLD Director & Editor Listen to Podcast A Cum Laude graduate of Harvard University where he was an actor and a director in theater, Chris chose to do his post graduate work at the London Film School where he received a Master of Fine Arts degree and discovered his love of film editing. He went on to work in the British Film and Television Industry as an editor cutting mainly documentaries that appeared on the BBC and ITN. His short documentary film “Sheila” about a Transsexual ... Read More

On The Couch with Stephen Dare | 3-22-14

On The Couch with Stephen Dare | 3-22-14
Stephen Dare Listen to Podcast Stephen is an entrepreneur, journalist, restaurateur, playwright, and chef who has written about, studied, and travelled in the pursuit of the DNA of modern cities since 1987. He has lived primarily in Jacksonville Florida since the mid-1960s. He has published three magazines: Spiff (mid 80s), Dare Tabloid (late 80s) and Babble, the Big City Magazine (early 1990s), has worked as a photographer with published photos in the Seattle Times, and a body of work as a ... Read More

DUPLICITY IN ACTION

DUPLICITY IN ACTION
DUPLICITY IN ACTION: Virus Scan Dilemma IN HONER OF THE WEB’S 25TH ANNIVERSARY. Re: A great computer virus program that shall remain unnamed caused my reaction below. I rarely get angry, but this experience resulted in a temper tantrum time. So, I am ranting. I still have the "free" version o f my Virus Scan. Yesterday, I tried to reup registration as requested as it was ending on an "almost there" specific date. I tried for 8 days. First tech over a week ago, though he couldn't speak ... Read More

On The Couch with Tamar Caspi | 3-15-14

On The Couch with Tamar Caspi | 3-15-14
On The Couch with Tamar Caspi Listen to Podcast About the Author Tamar Caspi is a JDate advice columnist and the author of How to Woo a Jew: The Modern Jewish Guide to Dating and Mating (Seal Press / $17.00 / February 2014). Her writing has appeared in publications like The Jerusalem Post, The New York Post, The Jewish Advocate, The San Diego Jewish Journal, and more. Caspi has a background in news, TV, radio, and marketing with a Bachelor of Arts in Women’s Studies from UCLA. ... Read More

CREATIVE AGING

CREATIVE AGING
CREATIVE AGING According to Erikson, Jung and other seminal thinkers on aging, when being old was still considered someone in their sixties, not possibly a centurion, if we have lived our lives well, we often make a U turn to creative aspects of ourselves that we left behind as children. Most of us became so enmeshed with daily routines or building lives consisting of work, marriage, frequently divorce, children and becoming whatever the word, or we, expected of ourselves. Frequently, complications ... Read More

On The Couch with Dr. Bill Thomas

On The Couch with Dr. Bill Thomas
Dr. Bill Thomas Dr. Bill Thomas is an author, entrepreneur, musician, teacher, farmer and physician whose wide-ranging work explores the terrain of human aging. Best known for his health care system innovations, he is the founder of a global non-profit (The Eden Alternative) which works to improve the care provided to older people. He is the creator of The Green House(R) which Provider Magazine has called the “pinnacle of culture change.” Dr. Thomas also developed the Senior ER model of care ... Read More

On The Couch with Dr. Bill Thomas | 3-8-14

On The Couch with Dr. Bill Thomas | 3-8-14
On The Couch with Dr. Bill Thomas Listen to Podcast   Dr. Bill Thomas Dr. Bill Thomas is an author, entrepreneur, musician, teacher, farmer and physician whose wide-ranging work explores the terrain of human aging. Best known for his health care system innovations, he is the founder of a global non-profit (The Eden Alternative) which works to improve the care provided to older people. He is the creator of The Green House(R) which Provider Magazine has called the "pinnacle of culture ... Read More

WHAT HOLLYWOOD AND THE OSCARS MADE ME WONDER

WHAT HOLLYWOOD AND THE OSCARS MADE ME WONDER
Aging gracefully is a mumbo jumbo myth. The politically correct, media-friendly phrase that is meant to inspire Baby Boomers to dance fluidly into their twilight years is a detrimental message to send those over the half-century mark and all those who will follow. I was reminded of how angry the phrase made me over half a decade ago when it first became popular. My anger was reactivated as I watched cosmetically perfect specimens follow one another down the red carpet and across the stage. A couple ... Read More