Once you hit midlife and beyond, it’s easy to make aging your fall guy for all manner of shortcomings. The thing is that not all disappointments, mistakes and losses are due to your getting older. In fact, many have nothing to do with you at all. Take a look at this list of things that are probably not about getting older, and you will take yourself off the track of feeling like you’re a victim of age, and instead become empowered by age.
Carol Orsborn is Founder of FierceWithAge, the Digest of Boomer Wisdom, Inspiration and Spirituality. Dr. Orsborn is the best-selling author of 21 books including her newest book: Fierce with Age: Chasing God and Squirrels in Brooklyn (Spring 2013). With a doctorate in religion from Vanderbilt, Dr. Orsborn is a sought after speaker/retreat leader and spiritual director.
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