As a contributor to AARP and host of The Best of Everything series on the AARP YouTube channel, I was invited to participate in the Ideas@50+ event recently in San Diego. Here are a few kernels of wisdom from some of the biggest names at the event.
Hike. Meditate. I didn't do either of them seriously until I hit my 40s. Still not "perfect" at either, but much less afraid of them now than I was decades ago. Yes, more skillful.
Growing up rural, Angela Lee began in a one-room, eight-student school with a grandfather telling her to marry rich to be successful. Lee took this foundation to fight for her dream in fashion.
When people say you should be doing this or that, how does it make you feel? Do you take it as a compliment or criticism or neither? And how do you respond?
The way we see it, busyness is a seductive trap too many of us fall into. While getting out isn't easy, or necessarily comfortable, it's the only path to living a more intentional, focused and productive life. Or as Arianna calls it -- it's the only way to thrive.
I wonder what would happen if we paid more attention to our loved ones' emotions and moods as our pets and focus on giving a gentle touch or hug during times of distress. Such small acts of love makes us all better human beings.
Bravery -- like anything else -- is a muscle that we all have the capacity to develop. In this video, I share eight steps I use on a regular basis to face and overcome my fears to live with courage.
Shelly Fisher, a consummate entrepreneur, has over 25 years of business experience, having founded and operated two other companies before starting Ho...
A listener, a helper, an empathic and caring friend, always available for us, a smile on our everyday life, a huge smile hiding a deep sadness. That no one could help.
Action influences emotions, which crystalize beliefs. These in turn inspire us to pursue what we hope for with that much more joy, focus and hope. That's what these three practices do for me.
Last week, Arianna Huffington wrote about what happens when you type "why am" into Google's search engine and allow it to autocomplete your sentence. The results point to an incredibly overtired society. When I saw this, I got curious... what are the most common searches related to how work makes us feel?
Sure, you know you should be sleeping more hours. That's an easy one. But have you ever stopped to consider that maybe the six hours of sleep you are getting aren't necessarily restful?
On Tuesday, WNYC's "The Brian Lehrer Show" tackled the issue of the importance of sleep in terms of personal and professional well-being. During the ...
My maternity leave was coming to an end and I was feeling the fear of going back to work increase daily. On one hand, I was excited to return and put that hard-earned master's degree to good use. On the other hand, I was devastated.
It's vacation season and the time of year to step away from work to recharge and refresh. Sadly, many people don't take all the vacation days they earn. Others who take vacation end up working during their time off which defeats the purpose entirely.
I only have part of my life left and I moved to America to be happy. I have to work a lot because I need to pay bills, but I have to protect myself from getting sick or having a breakdown. Because that, I cannot afford. So I have started to meditate; I am forcing myself to do one thing at a time.