What would your honest answer be to this question:
Are you the author of your life?
I think we think are.
Color me skeptical.
I wasn’t for 60+ years.
I find most people aren’t, truly.
Cultural expectations hold the pen for most of us. Then we hit mid-life and wonder where it all went and why we don’t feel real.
I can’t say this week’s article
fixes that but it might help you find a different pen.
Let me know what you think.
Gary Allen Foster is an executive recruiter, retirement and career transition coach, writer, and speaker. He is an over-70 portfolio-career guy and audacious ager dedicated to helping folks in the over-50 crowd adopt a new perspective on how to live longer, live better and with more purpose in the second half. He coaches, speaks and writes publicly on the issues of mid-life career transitions, planning for purposeful retirement and achieving better health and greater longevity.
Find his thought-provoking articles and get a copy of his free e-book entitled “Realize Your Full-life Potential: Five Easy Steps to Living Longer, Healthier, and With More Purpose” at www.makeagingwork.com.