Working on Purpose – Podcast with Dr. Alise Cortez: After decades in pursuit of striving, working, competing, achieving, and accumulating, we can draw from wisdom and serenity in navigating our second half of life. In this deep and connecting conversation with two Sage-ing mentors, we discuss the newest frontier in human development to set a … More From Striving to Serenity: Navigating the Second Half of Life
Malka and Nadya wrote their book by talking about the things that matter to them as women in the second half of life. Here, the conversation continues.
MD: Nadya, I read the news today, oh boy. When I see what is happening here and around the world, I’m frightened, not only for me but for the world. I wonder what my children and grandchildren feel with the news today. NG: My children have been quite forthcoming with their concerns and judgments of … More Our Role in Tomorrow
Embracing Wisdom: Soaring in the Second Half of Life is described as “the first handbook to help you discover how to access the secrets of the second half of life.” Join Rabbi Address as he discusses the book with its authors, Rabbis Malka Drucker and Nadya Gross, on this episode of the Seekers of Meaning Podcast.
NG: When I turned 60, my friends all wanted to reassure me that 60 is the new 40. My reaction at the time was, “I’ve been 40, now I want to know what 60 feels like.” This NY Times article from October 17th – whose title we’ve quoted here – suggests that age is subjective. … More “You’re Only As Old As You Feel”
Even though our book is written, our conversation continues. The latest dialogue: MD: Isn’t it great that we’re hearing from so many of our readers? It’s comforting to know that I’m not the only one finding the path of growing older a little bumpy. I find myself with less enthusiasm for work that I once … More We’ve Never Been This Old Before
MD: How exciting, Nadya! Our book is out, it’s beautiful, and I’ve carried my one copy everywhere to show people. Guess what? I’ve lost the lone copy of the book about the time of life when we grow forgetful. What does this mean?
NG: So what are you saying? This is your book… not your mind! … More We will never forget you, Toni Morrison
MD: We hear a lot about wisdom today from clergy to celebrities. What exactly are we talking about? Does it have different meaning for our time or is it an ageless idea? … More The conversation continues – “what is wisdom?”
NG: When does one know that it’s time to get ourselves a heart of wisdom? To enter into this work? Is there a “right time” in life? MD: When my mother died, I discovered that you can’t be an elder until you lose a parent. The wind was at my face. Now I was called to be my … More When do you start ‘Sage-ing’?