I'm in my 40s; that's about in the middle of life if I'm so lucky. As I look back through time, I sense the 20-year-old version of me back there in the past, judging me. I was cocky then. It's easy to imagine oneself as the winner before the contest has even started.
Author, life coach, and nonprofit CEO Paul Boynton recently took the time to share with me more about his thoughts on initiating change, as well as his thoughts on being gay, aging, and other aspects of negotiating life.
This year I will be 50 years old. That's close to 100 in gay years. I'm rocking gray hair these days, and I doubt I will ever see my abdominal muscles again. Here are a few reasons why I'm OK with that.