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Giving Up My Addictions in Middle Age

I stopped using my cell phone for several weeks last summer. Ok, that’s an exaggeration. What I...

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How I Finally Found Time for Podcasts

I was a bit late to the podcasting party. I did binge-listen to Season One of Serial when it came...

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Tips for Adulthood: Five Tips for Managing Your Workload

“Do as I say, not as I do.” So goes the famous saying uttered round the world by...

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  • Giving Up My Addictions in Middle Age

    I stopped using my cell phone for several weeks last summer. Ok, that’s an exaggeration. What I really did was to stop checking my phone incessantly. I didn’t do this voluntarily. My house was burgled and they took all of our phones save one. Which meant that for a couple of months  – while we […]

    Posted on December 11, 2018 0 comments
  • How I Finally Found Time for Podcasts

    I was a bit late to the podcasting party. I did binge-listen to Season One of Serial when it came out. And as a former Chicago Public Radio employee, I’ve been a faithful fan of  This American Life since the show was launched in the mid 1990’s. But for someone with a background in radio, it was […]

    Posted on December 7, 2018 0 comments
  • Tips for Adulthood: Five Tips for Managing Your Workload

    “Do as I say, not as I do.” So goes the famous saying uttered round the world by everyone who’s ever been a parent. Lately, however, I’ve also been finding its relevance to my role as a teacher. As I mentioned in an earlier post, I’m currently teaching a course entitled “Life Skills for Offices” […]

    Posted on November 30, 2018 0 comments
  • How I Finally Came To Enjoy Work In Middle Age

    I’ve got a confession to make:  For the first time in my life, I’m enjoying work. I realize that’s not exactly a shocking admission for those out there who find their work to be fulfilling. But I’m well into middle age and have been working for the better part of three decades. And it’s only […]

    Posted on November 19, 2018 0 comments
  • Tips for Adulthood: Five Highlights from The Longevity Forum

    On occasional Wednesdays, I offer tips for adulthood. It’s been a long time since I attended a conference where I found myself looking forward to every single panel. But that was precisely the feeling I had this past Monday, when I attended the launch of The Longevity Forum, the latest organisation to emerge on the […]

    Posted on November 7, 2018 0 comments