Because I live in Thailand, I had a chance to meet with Venerable Ajahn Jayasaro, a disciple of the late Venerable Ajahn Chah, one of Thailand’s most renowned Buddhist monks and meditation masters. I have to admit that, walking to the appointment, some…Read More
In a society that values youth as the only desirable condition, The Age Buster helps women to overcome the stigma of aging.
Here you can find stories and secrets for a meaningful, self-directed and rewarding life forward.
Alison Wolf is a British economist and the Sir Roy Griffiths Professor of Public Sector Management at King’s College in London. When her book “The XX Factor: How the Rise of Working Women Has Created a Far Less Equal World” came out, I had a great conversation with her. In a phone call across the continents…Read More
Susan Sontag, the American writer, philosopher, political activist and one of the most aware voices of the last century, acknowledged that we only have one script for aging: the imperative of the eternal youth. In her essay “Is there a double standard of aging?”, she warned us…Read More
It’s a sunny Wednesday morning when I meet with Yodphet Sudsawad in her office. We’re both barefoot and this is the norm at Panyaden, the international school she helped to create in Chiang Mai, some four hundred miles north west of Bangkok. With sustainable architecture and plenty of nature all around, the school is a gem…Read More
We are always sensitive and passionate about discrimination and we know how to recognize it when it’s about race, gender, and socio-economical variables. Then, without realizing it, we have a bias against age. We’re so “good” at it, because we practice all the time…Read More