Sometimes you’re forced to slow down

Sometimes you’re forced to slow down. Sometimes it’s necessary to retreat from the world — to stop completely. No appointments.  No activities. No gym time.  No cooking.  No errands.  Nothing.. I’ve had over a week of slow time suffering from a severe flu. I could whine and complain about the unfairness of such an illness […]

7 Reasons Why Smart People Struggle with Retirement

Why do smart people struggle with retirement? After decades of work, many take a hard look at their finances including pensions and government benefits.  Next comes the decision to retire. After the hoopla of retirement celebrations, many question this decision.  There are a few weeks — or months — of feeling that life is an […]

FOGO and The Art of Aging

What is FOGO and how does it relate to the art of aging? Let’s begin with the easy part.  FOGO is the short form for Fear of Getting Old. Getting old is inevitable. For many, FOGO begins in teenage years, accelerates with every decade, and becomes more of a pre-occupation if you are fortunate to […]