Katie Couric: Middlescence—The Adult Corollary to Adolescence

Chip Conley thinks “Middlescence” might be the best time of your life. Chip Conley’s new book Learning to Love Midlife: 12 Reasons Why Life Gets Better with Age challenges ageist beliefs by pointing out something we often don’t notice: Middle age has some serious perks.

In this article featured by Katie Couric, Chip points out that your middle age is something like a second adolescence — and you should feel empowered to celebrate it as such.

Respected gerontologists, Ken Dychtwald and Barbara Waxman, have been popularizing the word “middlescence” to describe the life stage that has emerged out of increased longevity patterns in the twenty-first century.

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