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Getting Older

Getting older isn’t a popular concept. There are so many aging stereotypes and myths, that many of us grow up fearing our 50th or 60th birthdays. In reality, getting older can be a blessing. For starters, the older you get, the better you know yourself. In addition, you finally have the time to explore your passions. Let’s explore and celebrate the aging process together!

Who Are You Calling an Old Biddy? How to Describe Modern Aging
3 years ago

Who Are You Calling an Old Biddy? How to Describe Modern Aging

By  •  Mindset

Let’s face it. After the “Over the Hill” birthday cards, banners and party favors begin at age 50, the onslaught of terms used to describe the universal process of getting older – well, really suck. Read More

Everything I Was Told About Getting Older Was Wrong
3 years ago

Everything I Was Told About Getting Older Was Wrong

By  •  Mindset

Getting older was something that I always heard the women in my family talk about. They discussed how awful the “change” was and said that life would never be the same again. It was always a very sad and disappointing topic. Read More

What’s the Point of Getting Older?
3 years ago

What’s the Point of Getting Older?

When we are younger, our birthdays are milestones for largely superficial reasons. Maybe we look forward to turning 21 so that we can, officially, go out drinking with our friends. Perhaps we fear turning 30… or 40… or 50 because of the new wrinkles that each decade brings. Read More

Rebranding 60 – It’s Time to Start Living!
3 years ago

Rebranding 60 – It’s Time to Start Living!

By  •  Mindset

Bridget and I once lived on a little island in the English Channel. We did all the usual things. We got married and had children. Between us, we had various projects, like founding a prep school and running an estate agency. We even wrote a TV cartoon series and founded IVA (International Virtual Assistants). Read More

Getting Older Should Be About Looking Forward, Not Back
3 years ago

Getting Older Should Be About Looking Forward, Not Back

By  •  Mindset

Why do we live in the past? Why don’t we look forward to whatever years we have left? Is it because we know we’re going to die? If so, I can’t think of a better reason to enjoy our lives and keep planning for the future. We should never stop dreaming, dancing, laughing and learning. Read More

7 Reasons Why You Should Celebrate Getting Older
3 years ago

7 Reasons Why You Should Celebrate Getting Older

Have you noticed the decades cruising by at an uncomfortable rate of speed? Did you stop counting birthdays a long time ago? Do you dread getting older? Read More

3 Surprising George Clooney Quotes About Getting Older
3 years ago

3 Surprising George Clooney Quotes About Getting Older

In some ways, getting older is easier for celebrities like George Clooney. With an army of nutritionists, personal trainers and financial advisors following them around, they have the resources to get the most from life after 60. Read More

Your Wisdom is a Resource! Here Are 3 Ways You Can Use it to Help Yourself and Others
3 years ago

Your Wisdom is a Resource! Here Are 3 Ways You Can Use it to Help Yourself and Others

By  •  Mindset

“In youth we learn, in age we understand.” Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach wrote these words when she was seventy-five years old. Read More

Is it Possible to Be Cool in Your 70s?
3 years ago

Is it Possible to Be Cool in Your 70s?

By  •  Mindset

Do you think that a person can be cool after 70? Well, I do! It’s all about attitude. Getting older doesn’t mean you can’t be cool. Read More