Archive for January, 2015

Temporary Insanity

I had that dream again. I was stark naked in the lobby of a hotel with fully clothed people milling around me, and I couldn’t find my clothes or a way to call my wife to come get me. I’ve had that dream twice before, first when I was in graduate school and totally immersed in writing my dissertation, and again 10 years later when I wrote my first book, After 50 Its Up to Read More

Guest Blog: Why You Should Care About Your Digital Footprint

We’re all getting used to hearing about problems with data security. After the massive Target breach last year, when something similar happened to Home Depot this summer it didn’t seem all that surprising. What was surprising was the Sony cyberattack, a story that’s been making headlines for weeks. If a big corporation can’t keep hackers out of its email networks and script vaults, what does that say about the security of any digital information—especially the Read More

Aging Can Mean Growing Older, Wiser and…Happier

The prevailing stereotype of aging is that getting old comes a cluster of obnoxious behaviors: crankiness, complaining, depression, irritability and overall negativity. The reality: With old age comes greater contentment. That’s the unexpected (and, frankly, delightful) findings of psychologist Timothy Salthouse, a professor at the University of Virginia, as well as several other prominent academics, whose research is nicely summarized in a recent Wall Street Journal article, “Why Everything You Think About Aging May Be Read More

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