WHY CHILDREN DENY PARENTS’ AGING

WHY CHILDREN DENY PARENTS’ AGING
Recently I've listened to three separate grown children, several, parents themselves, complain about their own parents’ self absorption because they wanted to talk about themselves, their surgeries and their life issues rather than only listen to their grown kids. As I've heard variations of these phenomena over the years, it’s made me more thoughtful about why this particular resentment is so commonplace.       It has to do with several important issues: A child ... Read More

WHEN AGING IS NOT REALLY SO HOT

WHEN AGING IS NOT REALLY SO HOT
Last night during my yoga/mediation class, perhaps 30 years older than the person closet to my age, including the instructor, in the true spirit of yoga I was fairly successful in being present and not judging myself comparatively with others. However, as I flowed from one asana to another, I could not help but get flashes of years ago when the same postures were just that much more effortless and my stretch was just a tad more. Unbidden memories of how easy it all was backing then kept demanding ... Read More