Let’s get real on the subject of growing older, where we might live, and sharing information to help each other.
When empty nest comes in stages and phone calls from far-off places.
When social isolation has you so deep inside your head that you need to find a way to say “bye” to yourself and “hello” to others.
If not now… when? Changes in the wind.
Is the makeover as superficial as it seems? Why women and not men?
Support systems are vital when undertaking change.
Disorientation at a crossroad. Life events to manage. Now what?
It’s an interesting word, isn’t it? Orientation. And of course, more troublesome is its evil twin – disorientation. I was having a conversation with an old friend this morning. We were discussing the fact that while we learn from the past and hypotheticals are useful for taking lessons, we have today, and whatever comes next. […]
When I first read this article on why keeping your options open is less satisfying than making irreversible decisions, I was shaking my head. No, no, and no. I’m good at decision-making, yet I love having alternatives, not to mention contingency plans. But I persisted with the article (despite my own resistance), and like its […]
Ah, the delights of data. Numbers transformed into trends, figures forwarded along into carefully constructed quasi-truths, and their inaccurate or incomplete essence, affirming our opinions, substantiating our deepest fears, undermining our confidence in… oh, just about anything. Does anyone use common sense anymore? Data data everywhere, if we hear it – should we care? I […]