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Attitudes to ageing

What can nuns teach us about ageing well?

Catholic nuns have a very different way of life from most of us, one that is almost unimaginable to those of us in the Western secular world as we rush about meeting deadlines, juggling responsibilities and striving to meet our own needs and those of others around us. Many years ago now, I was educated […]

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Ageing: we’re all in it together

It was a long time before I even gave ageing a thought. Why would I? I had so much going on in the here and now, that I didn’t have time to dwell too much on the future. In my forties though, I started to think about the physical effects of ageing – better later […]

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Attitudes to ageing

Is ageing all in the mind?

Is ageing a choice? A question of mind over matter? Can we think ourselves into a younger mindset? Clint Eastwood is now 91 and still working. When asked about his work ethic a few years back by singer-songwriter Toby Keith he said “I just get up every morning and go out. And I don’t let […]