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A personal story about scratching the midlife itch
It’s the same every year. I ask my husband, Steve, what he’d like for Christmas, and he says: “A Ferrari.”
We laugh and he gets a nice sweater. Sometimes I wonder if his desire for the car stems from life dissatisfaction — the classic crisis that can lead to dubious decisions like running off with the nanny or buying a toupee.

Aging Better With a Little Help From Our Friends

Recalling lessons learned from the experts
In the shallow end of the pool, a mother encourages her toddler to put her head underwater and blow bubbles. “You did it!” the mother crows. “I’m proud of you.” All smiles, the little girl dunks her head again. Our parents teach us to say our names, use a spoon, dress ourselves, cross a street, put our heads underwater.

Articles and Blogs

Talking About Death Won’t Kill You

Long before she died, my mother gave me a gift that would shape both my future and her remaining years: A frank conversation about her wishes for the end of her life. Thanks to this, many years later when congestive heart failure and emphysema threatened my mother’s life, I knew beyond a shadow of doubt …

8 Ways to Beat Work Distractions and Be More Productive

Like most people, I find it increasingly difficult to focus at work these days. The endless flow of e-mail, text messages and social media plays havoc with my productivity more often than I care to admit. And I’m one of the lucky ones. As a self-employed home-based worker, I don’t have to deal with the …

The 10 Types of People You’ll Meet While Traveling

As an obsessive wanderer who’s been seeing the world since retiring in 2011, I’ve had the pleasure to meet a wide variety of travelers (well, usually a pleasure). What I’ve noticed is that they tend to have certain types of common personalities — for better or for worse. Because it is a natural human trait …

Employers Learn to Be Alzheimer’s Friendly

When I read the New York Times exposé about Amazon’s sometimes brutal working conditions, one anecdote stuck out. An early member of Amazon’s Kindle team, Molly Jay, who’d received high performance ratings for years, found her status changed when she began traveling to care for her father suffering from cancer and cut back working on …

Aging Populations Are Good for the Old and the Young

You can’t escape talk of rising intergenerational conflict between aging boomers and young Millennials. Among the more powerful beliefs in Washington, D.C., is that thanks to Social Security and other old-age programs, boomers will absorb more scarce economic and government resources, starving programs that benefit the young. The tug-of-war extends deep into the workplace, too. …


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