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About Howard Fishman

Howard Fishman, in his mid-60s, is beginning his second career as a writer. Living in California and currently working on his first novel. Howard’s memoir, humor and general rants and raves on topical subjects can be found on his blogsite http://howardfishman.net and on Facebook.
Latest Posts | By Howard Fishman
How to Improve the Quality of Your Transition to Retirement
1 month ago

How to Improve the Quality of Your Transition to Retirement

Similar to the positive, indelible first impression one wants to make on the first day of work, a signature transition to retirement can be just as meaningful. Read More

When Nostalgia and Reality Collide: A Driving Ambition to Reclaim the Truth
2 months ago

When Nostalgia and Reality Collide: A Driving Ambition to Reclaim the Truth

By  •  Mindset

Can you drive fast enough to catch up with 60 years? Marcia Orland, 76 years old and 12 years into a second career as personal historian, decided to find out. Read More

Writing a Memoir Can Help You Exorcise Your Childhood Demons
4 months ago

Writing a Memoir Can Help You Exorcise Your Childhood Demons

By  •  Mindset

I confess. I’m in love with the blank page.

It’s a metaphor for how one comes in to the world. The moment you announce yourself with a whimper or scream your blank page begins to fill with memories. Throughout childhood – when you are most vulnerable – memories are often written for you. Not all of them happy. Read More

Take Your Creative Medicine: It’s Time to Express Yourself and Enjoy the Moment!
5 months ago

Take Your Creative Medicine: It’s Time to Express Yourself and Enjoy the Moment!

Engaging your creativity after 60 is a surefire way to combat stressors that accompany aging.

Currently navigating through a host of family and financial issues, my good friend and 70-plus hero, Paula, employs creativity as a tool to rebalance perspective. Read More

Jane Fonda, Socrates and the Art of Decision Making After 60
6 months ago

Jane Fonda, Socrates and the Art of Decision Making After 60

By  •  Mindset

It seems normal to fear big decisions when one is over the age of 60. We’re more risk averse, afraid of ambiguous outcomes and dark shadows that loom around the corners of unexplored territory.

It’s easier to stay safe, maintain the status quo. Read More

How to Reconnect with Your Inner Child and Explore Your Creativity After 60
7 months ago

How to Reconnect with Your Inner Child and Explore Your Creativity After 60

By  •  Mindset

Imagine you’ve unearthed a time capsule that had been planted deeply into the soil more than fifty years ago, hidden there by a young girl with big dreams. Read More