(Image from eonline.com) It's a good thing I hadn't followed Rob Lowe's 36-year career all that closely (Michael J Fox was more my vibe back in the...
I quit my job. That's right. At age 61, almost 62, I quit ... with real hopes I can begin again. The past 16 years have been amazing, teaching and inspiring high school students to love journalism as much as I do. But, things change ... schools change directions and it is time to move forward.
Caitlyn Jenner's transformation was fascinating and inspiring to so many of us -- not only for the social change it means for our world, but also because it is rare to see any reinvention that is so total.
"It's good to be in the race, to be engaged with other people; to challenge your mind; to be curious; be inquisitive; always be willing to improve you...
Most boomers at the upper end of the demographic know healthy diet and regular exercise help maintain a youthful body. And while physical exercise doesn't do much to prevent a boomer's spirit from aging, a new adventure can.
The man in my life begins to rattle off a list of regrets. His jaw is set and resting in his hand, his gaze is fixed somewhere in the distance, and his voice is unusually monotone. I tell myself he's melancholy because of a recent birthday. 50 is tough enough. 60 can be tougher.
By midlife, most of us are experts at 'going through' things -- going through divorce, going through layoffs, going through child rearing, illness, accidents or whatever life has thrown our way. Life has had its way with us; we've survived, but not necessarily thrived.
Confidence gives you a reason to be more comfortable in your own skin, and to do the things that are best for you. And the better you get, the more you have to give.
Tiffany started her website for $3,000 and believes that just about anyone can save this kind of money to have an app built or a website built. She encourages women to start their own businesses and learn tech. Here are her top five tips to get started.
There used to be a time when women of a certain age were respected and held in high esteem. They were recognized for their wisdom and their intuition. They were the keepers of stories. They were the nurturers and caregivers and they were honored for this. Over time that changed.
At a recent showing of the film Noble at his Reel Talk series, Stephen Farber interviewed cinematographer Trevor Forrest. The young, talented Brit lives in NYC on a visa as a result of winning the Independent Spirit Award for Una Noche, a Cuban story.
I kept my heart in my gut and squeezed out all the dead cells of my skin, cleansed myself in the potpourri of the flowers, the bees rode on me and harnessed my power.
The more we have available to us, the more it loses its appeal. The more choices we have to evaluate, the more overwhelming it all becomes. The greater the potential of successful opportunities, the more we become fearful of the possibility of not succeeding at all.
Learning how not to fall is important, but learning not to fear failure is equally important. Men and women over 60 need help building new careers, starting new businesses and finding new relationships. We need encouragement to pursue our passions, to reinvent ourselves.
Reinvention always meets resistance. From pivots to process changes, it's tough to have a perfectly smooth transition.
Are you over 50 and feeling frustrated by the lack of opportunities in the job market? Do you think you're being overlooked simply because of your age? Are you tired of seeing the jobs go to younger, less experienced applicants? If so... read on!