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About Joan Frances Moran

Joan Moran is a keynote speaker, commanding the stage with her delightful humor, raw energy, and wealth of life experiences. She is an expert on wellness and is passionate about addressing the problems of mental inertia. A yoga instructor, Joan is the author of her wise and funny memoir, "60, Sex, & Tango, Confessions of a Beatnik Boomer" and "I'm the Boss of Me! Stay Sexy, Smart & Strong At Any Age". Her latest book, a thriller titled “An Accidental Cuban” is now available on Amazon. Check out Joan's website http://www.joanfrancesmoran.com and follow on Twitter @joanfmoran.
Latest Posts | By Joan Frances Moran
Gaining Confidence with Age: You Are Perfect Just the Way You Are
3 years ago

Gaining Confidence with Age: You Are Perfect Just the Way You Are

An old friend of mine from over a decade asked me to dance the other night. I have danced Argentine tango for over 20 years. However, each time a beautiful and elegant dancer asks me to dance, I am honored and full of anticipation and joy. I also wanted those next four tangos to be danced perfectly. Read More

Why Boomers Need to Get Better at Asking the Tough Questions
3 years ago

Why Boomers Need to Get Better at Asking the Tough Questions

We all have fears that stop us from thinking about the really important things. Read More

Your Adult Children Are All Grown Up. Get Over It!
3 years ago

Your Adult Children Are All Grown Up. Get Over It!

Having children is overrated. People think that you raise your kids until they’re 18 and then it’s over. No, it isn’t. It’s never over because your kids eventually become your parents. Read More

Anxious About Getting Older? Here’s How to Get Back on Track
3 years ago

Anxious About Getting Older? Here’s How to Get Back on Track

I smiled when I read the following quote by David Bowie: “Aging is an extraordinary process where you become the person you always should have been.”

I’ve been mindful of this mantra every day of my life since the age of 50. Read More

The Power of Resilience: Don’t Give Up at Any Age
3 years ago

The Power of Resilience: Don’t Give Up at Any Age

The Boomer generation is carrying forward a challenging and powerful story. We are telling a story about resilience. Read More

Boomer Travel: Getting Along with Your Travel Partner
3 years ago

Boomer Travel: Getting Along with Your Travel Partner

Boomers are already out in numbers traveling the world. It’s March and the march is on. Let the travel season begin. Read More

The Art of Maintaining Platonic Friendships as an Older Woman
3 years ago

The Art of Maintaining Platonic Friendships as an Older Woman

No matter how old we get, women have a need to bond, nurture, listen and empathize. Read More

This Valentine’s Day, Give Yourself the Gift of Choice
3 years ago

This Valentine’s Day, Give Yourself the Gift of Choice

Have you ever wondered how many choices you make every day?

As I listened to President Obama’s state of the union address, in January, I noticed that he used the word choice many times throughout his speech. I like that word – choice. Read More

The Bucket List: 5 Tools for Getting More from Life After 60
3 years ago

The Bucket List: 5 Tools for Getting More from Life After 60

I was recently a participant at the Healthy Aging Conference – Taking Control of Your Life, hosted by the UCLA Longevity Center. Since I am a boomer and a senior, Dr. Gary Small, Director of the UCLA Longevity Center at the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, thought I would be a good a good candidate to serve on a panel titled Bucket List: Setting and Focusing on Goals. Read More

This Thanksgiving, it’s Time to Put on Your Red Shoes and Dance
3 years ago

This Thanksgiving, it’s Time to Put on Your Red Shoes and Dance

Thanksgiving is a time for sharing our gratitude with the world.

It is also an opportunity for personal reflection. As we give thanks for the many wonderful people, places and things in our lives, we can learn about ourselves and our values. Read More