Changing the culture of aging in an extremely ageist society is a monumental challenge. In this 60 Second Soapbox, Growing Bolder Founder/CEO Marc Middleton reveals why he believes real change will only occur when we, as individuals, begin to change our own way of thinking. Stop waiting for policy change and start Growing Bolder.
Yes, words matter, but we can’t allow ourselves to be bullied by them. In this 60 Second Soapbox, Growing Bolder Founder/CEO Marc Middleton explains why coming up with a new, magical term to describe growing older isn’t going to change the way you feel about aging — only you can do that.
One of the greatest gifts that we all possess as we age is creativity. In this 60 Second Soapbox, Growing Bolder Founder/CEO Marc Middleton reveals why creativity may be the thing we all need to live longer, more fulfilled and more engaged lives.
The more we value experience, the more interested we become in travel. Many people over 50 say they regret not traveling more, and would do it more if they had an extra 30 years. News flash: you do have an extra 30 years. See how travel can charge your spiritual and creative batteries.
Our lives are becoming increasingly non-linear with respect to major life events. We can go to school, change careers, start a new business or pursue a new relationship at any age. So, what’s holding you back? Gear up for what’s next.
If you want to keep moving, then you have to keep moving. That statement sounds simple but it provokes some interesting reactions from many people. So why do we exercise? Why should we exercise? Here are the answers.
The global anti-aging market is approaching $200 billion every year — ageism is a profitable business model! But you can fight back against those age-related fears. Wrinkles, gray hair and saggy skin don’t depreciate your value. Here’s more.
Passion, enthusiasm and optimism are the cornerstones of a successful life. As we grow older, it’s imperative that we surround ourselves with those who share those values, because no attitude is as potentially harmful as a negative belief system about aging.
If you haven’t already, start to transition from accumulating stuff to getting rid of stuff. Less is more, so now is a great time to begin downsizing. It’s part of the Growing Bolder experience. Here’s why.
If you don’t practice visualization — give it a try! There’s no harm in imagining the feeling of success, and there can be a tremendous upside (just ask some of the world’s top athletes). Here’s how it applies to Growing Bolder, and your ability to reprogram yourself and start Rebranding Aging®.