Morning, Evening, Aging and Time’s Mysteries

Aging is one of time’s inevitabilities as well as one of time’s mysteries. The years go by and we progress through ever-evolving developmental stages. Step-by-step we move through time. Our changes are often mundane and incremental. And ultimately, they are breathtakingly profound. We go from 14 to 40 to 74, but what does that mean…

Time Marches On, and So Do We

‘Time marches on’ may sound like a cliché, but it is undeniably true. It’s a fact that many of us don’t think about until a birthday arrives, or we move from the old year to the new. But the reality is that the passage of time is something that we all experience and observe, for as long…

Baby Boomers and the Challenge of Aging Gracefully

It may come as a shock to some, but the Rolling Stones are in their 70’s. Baby boomers are aging. And yes, boomers are retiring, too. To get an idea of the impact that this has on our collective lives, consider this: Baby boomers are the cohort born, worldwide, between 1946 and 1964. The birthrate ‘boomed’…

There’s Room for Humor, But Aging Isn’t a Joke

Indeed, aging isn’t a joke. When you’re busy and stressed, feeling like you have slowed down is difficult. Getting things done is a challenge that can be heightened as we adjust, each of us, to our own aging processes. So, how do you adjust to aging?  Is it an issue that you grapple with? How…

Need a Quick Energy Boost? This Helps…

When you’re rushing from one task to another, how do you give yourself a quick energy boost? Well, the most efficient and effective route to more energy involves spending some energy. How? By exercising. But making time for exercise can sometimes feel like trying to squeeze your foot into a shoe that’s too small. And that may…

Agility, Aging, Retirement, and the Hidden Gifts of Change

The changes that come with aging demand lots of things from us. And interestingly, one of the keys to navigating this life transition is agility. Finding time and knowing when to stick to priorities and when to be agile and hold them loosely, in the midst of changes can be a challenge. And those changes…

Redefine Success to Clarify Your Time Choices and Refresh Your Sense of Self

Success is a concept that we generally think we understand — right up until we sit down and attempt to define it for ourselves. Then it becomes a more complicated idea. It’s complex because there are so many different factors that play into it: family and cultural influences, natural inclinations, good friends and teachers who’ve…