A Look at a Book – Being Mortal By Atul Gawande

A Look at a Book – Being Mortal By Atul Gawande

September 22, 2016

A Look at a Book is a new series I’m hosting to help keep you informed about the latest books having to do with adult development and Middlescence. Why is this important? The books coming onto the market are a reflection of our struggle with the very idea of aging in America. A Look at … Read More

Fixing the ‘No Man’s Land’ of Midlife

Fixing the ‘No Man’s Land’ of Midlife

September 12, 2016

(Originally published on Huff/Post50) A New Stage of Life. Let’s face it – no one looks forward to being in midlife. It’s a no man’s land where you feel unsure about your place in the grand scheme of things. You’re not young but you certainly aren’t old. Your relationships are likely to be changing; your … Read More

Celebrate Life’s Newest Stage: Middlescence

Celebrate Life’s Newest Stage: Middlescence

September 1, 2016

This writer says: Think of age 45 to 65 like a second adolescence (Originally posted on NextAvenue.com and Forbes.com) Let’s face it: no one looks forward to being in midlife. It’s a no man’s (and no woman’s) land where you feel unsure about your place in the grand scheme of things. You’re not young, but … Read More

Generations Weigh In: What Are the Best Years of Our Lives?

Generations Weigh In: What Are the Best Years of Our Lives?

August 26, 2016

(Originally published on Huff/Post50) A recent piece in Vanity Fair revealed the results of a poll they sponsored along with 60 Minutes. It is a fascinating look at how the different generations – Baby Boomers, Gen X’ers & Millennials – look at each other and the world: “We love to slice and dice (the generations) … Read More

Five Essentials For An Olympic-size Life At Any Age

Five Essentials For An Olympic-size Life At Any Age

August 18, 2016

(Originally published on Huff/Post 50) U.S. Swimmer Anthony Ervin, at 35 years old, knocked Michael Phelps (31) off the block as the oldest swimmer to earn gold at the Olympics. No one can forget Dara Torres, who at 40, broke her own swimming record in the 50-meter freestyle just 15 months after having her first … Read More

When They Go Low, We (Middlescents) Go High

When They Go Low, We (Middlescents) Go High

August 9, 2016

(Originally posted on Huff/Post 50) If make-up artist turned super model Cindy Joseph had let age define her potential, she never would have accepted Ford’s offer to become a model at 60. And she certainly wouldn’t have launched her own line of cosmetics for women of every generation. She made a choice to not let … Read More

Give Up Perfection for Gratitude: 3 Rules for Living a Rich Life

Give Up Perfection for Gratitude: 3 Rules for Living a Rich Life

July 26, 2016

I’m a huge believer in the power of gratitude. I’ve worked with cancer survivors whose gratitude for life’s little and big gifts astounds me. And I’ve worked with people blessed with so much, yet stymied because everything isn’t just right. Regularly focusing on gratitude makes everyone happier. And happier people are most often those living … Read More

What Would You Do with 30 Extra Years?

What Would You Do with 30 Extra Years?

July 19, 2016

That’s the question posed to 3000 consumers in the Allianz Longevity Project, a research study focused on planning for 30+ the years created by the increased longevity we are experiencing today. This exciting study supports what I’ve been seeing with coaching clients over the past dozen years and is the first glimpse at how people are thinking … Read More