Blog post originally published in 2015 What is the difference between people who languish and people who flourish? People who flourish have at least 3 heartfelt positive emotional experiences for every heart-wrenching negative one. This might seem like a hard balance to strike, but think of it like you would
Anyone with children knows that the trip home from a holiday vacation can be excruciating. Just like adults, the anxiety about getting back to school/camp/daycare or just normal life often seeps into that last travel day. Everyone is tired and cranky and full of sugar after days of being spoiled
In celebration of Work/Life hiring a new Elder Care Consultant, Kim Andreaus, I am posting this blog I wrote on tips for growing old with grace! George Vaillant, author of Aging Well, uses the long-term longitudinal Study of Adult Development (2002) to suggest six traits for growing old with grace.