Adult development theory, as well as good old common sense, teach us that we accumulate knowledge as we grow older. Who doesn’t know more now than we did five or ten years ago? But just growing older is no guarantee that one becomes wiser or even smarter about some things. Want proof? Here’s the top five things I’m still stupid about at 65. What’s your top five?
Carol Orsborn, Ph.D. is Founder of FierceWithAge , the Digest of Boomer Wisdom, Inspiration and Spirituality. Dr. Orsborn, who earned her doctorate in religion from Vanderbilt University, is the best-selling author of 21 books including her newest book: Fierce with Age: Chasing God and Squirrels in Brooklyn.
Knowing when to keep my mouth shut.»