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’…

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…

Guilt Sapping Your Energy? Whether You’re 30 or 70, This Helps

Guilt is a huge energy drain. Whether you’re embarking on your career or looking back on your life, there’s no good purpose served by feeling guilty. But lots of us do just that, and the consequences are truly devastating. Maybe that sounds like an overstatement to you. But if you think about the cumulative effects…

Embrace Your Aging to Transform It for Yourself

The idea of proactively greeting the transitions of aging may seem counter-intuitive, or even a little disturbing at first blush. But bear with me. The reality is that the way you frame any change or transition is going to go a long way toward defining, not only your responses but also your outcomes. So, embracing your…

Stress, Aging, and Your Energy — 3 Timely Tips

Energy.  It’s hard to come by sometimes. But the good news is that you can replenish it. So, does your work schedule have you stressed to the max? Or do you feel like you’re slowing down as you age and you just can’t accomplish what you used to in a day? Well, making time for…

Transitions Tripping You Up? Take a Little Time, and Try This Tip…

Transitions are always a challenge. Big or small, expected or not, transitions involve some disorientation and upheaval. And developing new habits, or maintaining old ones, when you’re in flux presents difficulties for lots of people. While the transition to retirement is very different from the yearly transition from Daylight Saving Time to Standard Time (and then…