The Difference Between Elderhood and Growing Older with Diana Percy

Percy suggests that rather than resigning ourselves to growing old we can choose to become an elder. This can be a time when we can make great contributions to our community. This deep dialogue explores what it means to be to be proactive in approaching aging and becoming an elder in the 21st century. Percy’s research points out that growing older does not mean we can no longer actualize new and healthier futures. These years may be our most influential ones yet. She writes, “When we have lived enough life, experienced enough love and enough wounding, and repeated the pattern of loss
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Two Faces of Fear: Constructive/Destructive with Carla Marie Manly, Ph.D.

We’re all familiar with the aspect of fear that strangles us, holds us back, and keeps us living lives filled with stress, unhappiness, and emptiness. This kind of fear creates chronic anxiety, depression, and disconnection. However, Manly shares a hidden aspect of this same fear that affords us the opportunity to live a life with fear as an ally rather than a foe. In her research and work as a psychotherapist she has discovered a way out of destructive fear and how we can turn it into transformational healing. She tells us, “The aspects of fear that we ignore or run
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Finding Our Footing In Turbulent Seas

In these turbulent times I feel like I’m a sailor trying to keep my footing on the deck of a ship that is being tossed hither and yon on a relentless sea in a swirling storm. What keeps me grounded are all the profound and fantastic people I get to meet and interview. Those moments ground me; they help me plant my feet on something solid that holds me in the storms. AND we have microphones in order to share those moments with you. Hopefully they help you feel grounded and inspired to continue to be hopeful and continue with
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