Aging’s Changes: How to Keep Up With Them — Just Ask Paula

Aging’s changes can be disconcerting. They often evolve slowly, and they affect everything. Finding time to get everything done, for example, is always a challenge.  And it’s a challenge that can be heightened as we adjust to aging’s changes. Each of us has our own aging processes. They are as unique as we each are.…

When I’m 64 — How Does That Age Look to You Right Now?

When I’m 64 — remember that song by the Beatles? It speaks, in a lighthearted way, to the angst that many people encounter when confronting the challenges of aging. Which side of 64 are you on, as you read this? And whatever your age right now, how do you feel about the process of getting…

The Changes You Go Through — How to Factor Them In as You Age

The changes you go through as you age can be daunting. But they needn’t overwhelm you. Making time to manage the changes we all experience as we navigate the developmental stages of living involves a constant process of recognition and adjustment as we age. It’s a process that brings great rewards because it keeps you…

Your Aging Process — How to Embrace, Rather Than Deny It

Your aging process is a fundamental fact of your life — as it is for everyone. It begins when we are born and it evolves through the span of our days. So what images come to mind when you hear that phrase? Your aging process — do you embrace it?  Try to deny it? How…

Appreciating the Experience of Aging — How to Embrace the Changes

Appreciating the experience of aging can be a challenge, but it’s certainly one well worth taking on. Since August is my birth month, I’m especially aware of the importance of this as the summer days unfold here in New Hampshire. As I contemplate turning another year older, I find my thoughts turning to the experience…

Your Aging Self — How to Be Your Own Friend on This Journey

Your aging may bring you up short sometimes. I know it’s been true for me. We are all aging, and no matter what stage of life you are in, aging brings changes. So, have you had that experience of feeling surprised about any of those changes? The other day I was talking with a client…

Getting Older — How to Adjust and Appreciate the Process

Getting older is something that happens for all of us, no matter how old we are. And as baby boomers age, you may notice that it’s a topic that is being discussed more frequently. You may have heard it said that getting older isn’t for the faint-hearted. This is very true. The core task is…