Greeting the Transitions of Aging — 3 Timely Tips

Greeting the transitions of aging is a topic that you may not reflexively welcome. And for that reason, readers and writers alike may tend to shy away from it. Indeed, ours is not a culture that is welcoming of the aging process.   And that’s somewhat understandable, as our mortality is so closely tied up…

Daylight Saving: Are You Ready to Spring Forward?

Yes, Daylight Saving Time starts next weekend. And giving yourself a chance to adjust to “springing ahead” next weekend is an excellent self-care choice. Why? Well, the change from Standard to Daylight Saving Time is a jolt to your system.  And as we age, we may feel that impact even more. So, there are many…

Do Your To-Do Lists Depress You? Let’s Stop That Right Now.

Using your to-do lists wisely and well can be challenging. Often, that’s because our expectations outstrip our capacity to produce. And as we age, if we lose touch with our changing capacities, that problem is compounded. So, it’s vital that you keep your to-do lists in sync with what you can actually do. And that…

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…