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The Optimist

I’m an optimist.  For me the glass isn’t half full. It’s two thirds full. I believe that because it’s true. It’s my reaction to the miserablist media who try to brainwash us into believing the…

A Positive Mindset Can Give You A Second Bite of the Cherry

A positive mindset really does make the difference between misery and joy. As we get older, the glass can seem half empty, and draining relentlessly year by year. But I can tell you from personal…

Enlightened Thrift – A Key Mindset That Can Change Everything

Enlightened Thrift will reassemble priorities. A whole lot of people, sadly, are sleep-walking into retirement. As a result, they may find a close look at their financial situation over the coming years will come as…

It’s Important to Keep Earning

Earning is the first of the Four Autonomies to give you a Second Bite of the Cherry This is from a blog first published at mrandmrs50plus.com We’ve looked at Enlightened Thrift – how all the important…

How to change perceptions about growing older

The Be-Bolder website is a class act. Its mission is simple, but very challenging: it is to change perceptions about growing older. Its two founders are friends and former colleagues: Dominique Afacan and Helen Cathcart, a writer…

Get excited about welldoing.org and be fulfilled

Welldoing.org – seems to have gone off air  ed: what does this mean? Write 200 words about what Welldoing.org do and that you’re excited about their mission. And chuffed to be included (or something to…

Skills, experience and wisdom of older men and women with greydientjobs.co.uk

I was lucky enough to be put forward by the people at Greydient (https://greydientjobs.co.uk).  I was working with them at the time as they were evolving and launching a start-up project to create a job-finding…

Management Today’s 40 over 40 : Innovators and Entrepreneurs

I was delighted to be chosen as one of Management Today’s 40 over 40, a selection over 40 plus year olds who had shaken a few trees in later life. Innovators and Entrepreneurs were spotlighted…

A buzz from Q&A with gransnet.com top feature

Gransnet is a great website. It’s full of information that can be uplifting, and stories that tug at the heartstrings. And, above all, dilemmas that – like life – can be really challenging to think…