Surrender: It does not happen easily when you have been self managing all your life. I have been motivated by the work of Dr. Edward Kelly, to investigate what is being described as the Third Act in Life. It seems that I have been on this path for at least the past 11 years and… Read More Let it Go…….
This year 22016 has found me in a new location, Hobart, Tasmania and with a new passion. I am in the process of studying Jean Gebser’s Ever Present Origin as part of an on-line Book Club, litgeeks.com and www.infiniteconversations.com It is quite an intense but rewarding journey through structures of consciousness. To me, it seems like… Read More More to life than Bingo
World Mind — Elder Warrior Published by Martin Bayne, ChangingAging Contributor on January 7, 2016 Zen Monk Martin Bayne, 1971 In Japan, some married couples — when faced with advancing age and the “empty nest” syndrome — choose to spend their final years in Buddhist monasteries. The monastic environment offers a number of advantages: In… Read More World Mind — Elder Warrior
1. I resolve to embrace uncertainty and not avoid it Don’t assume that tomorrow will be like today. It could be, but the future is unknown. And while uncertainty can be unsettling, remember this: we’re all in the same boat. To embrace uncertainty and support your second act, form a book club or discussion group… Read More Challenges for 2016
Planning for a change in 2016. As this year ends, I am busy de-cluttering, throwing out the old clothes, books and bits and pieces that are no longer needed in my life. A change of circumstances in my family have created an opportunity for me to spend a year in Tasmania. I will certainly miss… Read More Year 2015 drawing to a close, what next?
Shine, this Christmas. Recently, I celebrated the 80th.birthday of a friend. We heard about her impressions of living so long, yet still feeling like a young woman, in her way of thinking wisdom does not come with age. This has given me reason to ponder the last few weeks. It is so different from my… Read More Change how you think about Ageing.
via Ralph Hampson – The Conversation. Ageing is capturing the attention of the Western World, but not in a good way. The doubling of the ageing population is often referred to as the grey tsunami and all that is implied by that metaphor – destruction and devastation. This wave of ageing is typically underpinned by… Read More Are you approaching the Third Act?