Delia Lloyd is an American writer and communications consultant based in London. Her writing has appeared in outlets including The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Financial Times, and The BBC World Service. She blogs about adulthood at http://realdelia.com and is a visiting fellow at the Oxford Institute of Population Ageing. Follow her on Twitter @realdelia.

Latest Posts By Delia Lloyd

1 year ago

Are You Ready to Meet Your Future Self? Let’s Get Started in 3 Easy Steps

As the reality of an extended quarantine sets in across many corners of the world, we’re all discovering new ways to spend the extra time we have on our hands…

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2 years ago

The Importance of Virtual Volunteering in Times When We Can’t Be Physically Present

In the wake of the all-consuming Coronavirus, there is plenty of advice floating around for how to keep yourself calm and occupied at home…

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2 years ago

I’m a Workaholic, and It’s Time to Deal with It

My chief goal for this year is to figure out why I work. Yeah, I know that sounds absurd. But when I created my New Year’s resolutions this year, I realized that while my writing…

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2 years ago

Turning into Your Mother? Here’s What to Do

There’s a popular children’s song meant to inspire kids to exercise. It’s called Head and Shoulders, Knees and Toes. If you’ve ever had children, grandchildren, step-children or just spent time with little kids, you’re undoubtedly familiar with it. Read More

2 years ago

Discovering Happiness Later in Life: Was It Always There?

Long ago and far away – back when I was still an academic – I once took a long drive home from a conference with a colleague. Read More

2 years ago

Work Smart or Work Hard? What Defines Your Business Plan This New Year?

I woke up on January 2nd this year in a complete state of panic. I’d slept poorly – having a version of my standard “getting lost” dream. (This time, I was on a bus you couldn’t disembark…)

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2 years ago

New Year’s Resolutions for Mature Minds: Set Concepts, Not Lists

While home visiting my family over the holidays, my sister mentioned a few of the resolutions she’d set for herself this year. Read More

2 years ago

How to Embrace Holiday Traditions – Old and New – While Living Abroad

I recently got an email from two of my siblings asking my opinion on a family matter. Apparently, one of our aunts used to send a tub of popcorn to each of her grown-up nieces and nephews, every Christmas…

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2 years ago

Do You Allow Busyness to Overtake Your Life After 50 and Beyond?

I was trying to plan an outing with a friend I’d not seen in a while. But when I looked at my calendar, I realized that my next window wasn’t for another month. “I’m really sorry,” I said…

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2 years ago

What Does Empowerment Mean to a Solopreneur Woman in Her 60s?

I had lunch with a friend the other day. Like me, she launched a new business in her 50s. Now, she’s launching another one (after taking a year out to recover from cancer)…

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