How To Keep A Positive Attitude On Aging: The Technique Of Reframing

How To Keep A Positive Attitude On Aging: The Technique Of Reframing

I have conceptualized my life for a long time in decades. The first time I did this was when I was turning thirty.  My twenties had been tumultuous and  I was trying to head in a new direction.  I was deciding to leave the field of jingle and nightclub singing, and go...
FiftyPlusFabulous. How To Make Your 50’s Your Best Decade Ever

FiftyPlusFabulous. How To Make Your 50’s Your Best Decade Ever

So far, every decade of life has had its own unique flavor. My 20’s. I needed to finish growing up, something that took me a bit longer than I had anticipated. The 30’s? I was fixing the mess I had made in my 20’s. In my 40’s, my mantra became,...
15 Things I Learned In My Fifties

15 Things I Learned In My Fifties

They say hindsight is 20/20. I am gaining perspective on the decade I exited a year or so ago. In some ways it was my least favorite. In some, one of my more dear. If you can have favorites for that kind of thing. So what did I learn? 1) How to grieve my...
Finding The Courage To Confront The Apathy Of Aging: Five Ideas

Finding The Courage To Confront The Apathy Of Aging: Five Ideas

Many articles that focus on living well in midlife preach the importance of keeping the umph in your step. They feature people who have changed careers from stock broker to sculptor at 50, walked the Appalachian trail at 60, or learned how to sky-dive at 70. (Not...