Quotes, Book Suggestions; Other Resources…

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 Favorite inspirational quotes related to coaching and an intentional life:

“Not in goals but in his transitions man is great” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Whoever in middle age, attempts to realize the wishes and hopes of his early youth invariably deceives himself.  Each ten years of [person’s] life has its own fortunes, its own hopes, its own desires.” ~ Wolfgang Von Goethe

“Our greatest fear should not be of failure but of succeeding at things in life that don’t really matter.” ~ Francis Chan

“If you can find a path with no obstacles, it probably doesn’t lead anywhere.” ~ Frank A. Clark

“The hardest thing to attend to is that which is closest to ourselves, that which is most constant and familiar. And the closest something is, ourselves, our own habits and ways of doing things.” ~ John Dewey

“When I’m taking my last breath, I want to look at how I used up the best of myself.  How much did I sweat, push, pull, rip, fall, hit, crash, explode?…My dream is to be so well used that in my last half-second, I just burst into dust.” ~ Elizabeth Streb

“He has half the deed done, who had made a beginning.” ~ Horace

“One of the most courageous things you can do is identify yourself, know who you are, what you believe in and where you want to go.” ~ Sheila Murray Bethel

“When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves.” ~ Viktor E. Frankl

“Be not afraid of growing slowly; be afraid of standing still.” ~ Chinese Proverb

“I cannot do everything, but I can do something.  I must not fail to do the something I can do.” ~ Helen Keller

Knowledge is important, but only if we’re being kind with ourselves as we work to discover who we are.” ~ Brene Brown

“Nothing diminishes anxiety faster than action.” ~ Walter Anderson

Freedom is nothing else but a chance to do better.” ~ Albert Camus

“Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it.  Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.”  ~ Goethe

“Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.”  ~ Sherry Rogers, MD

“What would you do if you knew you could not fail?” ~ Albert Schweitzer

“When we strive to be better than we are, everything around us becomes better too.” ~ Paulo Cuelho

“You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt

 

Books About Life Transitions:

Aging Well, by George Vaillant

Changing Course, by William Sadler and James Krefft

Inventing the Rest of our Lives: Women in Second Adulthood, by Suzanne Braun Levine

Life Reimagined, by Richard Leider and  Alan Webber

Life Reimagined: The Science, Art and Opportunity of Midlife, by Barbara Bradley Hagerty

Project Renewment, by Bernice Bratter and Helen Dennis

The Mature Mind, by Gene Cohen

The Third Age, by William Sadler

The Third Chapter:  Passion, Risk and Adventure in 25 Years After 50, Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot

Women & Transition:  Reinventing Work and Life, by Linda Rossetti

 

Books About Retirement:

Act III:  Your Anti-Retirement Playbook, by Cecilia Williams and Paula White

Happy Retirement:  The Psychology of Reinvention, by Kenneth S. Shultz

How to Retire Wild, Happy and Free, by Ernie Zelinkski

The Couple’s Retirement Puzzle, by Roberta Taylor and Dorian Mintzer

The New Retirementality:Planning Your Life and Living Your Dreams at Any Age, Mitch Anthony

65 Things to Do When You Retire, by Mark Evan Chimsky

65 Things to Do When Your Retire: Travel, by Mark Evan Chimsky

 

Books About Health and Longevity:

Blue Zones Solutions, by Dan Buettner

Counter-Clockwise:  Mindful Health and the Power of Possibility, by Ellen Langer

Disrupt Aging, by Jo Ann Jenkins

Eat, Drink and Be Healthy, by Walter C. Willett

Living to be 100:  Lessons in Living Your Maximum Potential at Any Age,

by Dr. Thomas T. Perls and Dr. Magery Hutter Silver

Love and Survival, by Dean Ornish

Staying Sharp:  9 Keys for a Youthful Brain, by Dr. Henry Emmons and Dr. David Alter

The Art of Extreme Self-Care, by Cheryl Richardson

Younger Next Year, by Chris Crowley and Henry S. Lodge

Younger Next Year:  Exercise, by Chris Crowley and Henry S. Lodge

 

Books About Happiness, Lifestyle and Bucket Lists:

Creating Your Best Life, by Caroline Adams Miller and Dr. Michael B Frisch

Do One Thing Every Day That Scares You, Potter-Style Publishing House

Flourish:  A Visionary New Understanding of Happiness and Well-being, by Martin Seligman

Going Solo:  The Extraordinary Rise and Appeal of Living Alone, by Eric Klinenberg

Love and Survival, by Dean Ornish

My Time:  Making the Most of the Rest of Your Life, by Abigail Trafford

Prime Time: Love, Health, Sex, Fitness, Friendship, Spirit: Making the Most of All of Your Life, by Jane Fonda

Successful Aging, by John W. Rowe and Robert L. Kahn

The Big Bucket List Book:  133 Experiences of a Lifetime, by Gin Sander

The 5 Love Languages:  The Secret to Love that Lasts, by Gary Chapman

The Spirituality of Age:A Seeker’s Guide to Growing Older, by Robert Weber and Carol Orsborn

 

Books About Culture/Baby Boomers:

PrimeTime: How Baby Boomers Will Revolutionize and Transform America, by Marc Freedman

Unretirement, by Chris Farrell

Books About Encore Careers/Services

Repacking Your Bags: Lighten Your Load for the Good Life, Richard Leider and David Shapiro

Your Life Calling:  Re-Imagining the Rest of Your Life, by Jane Pauley

The Four Hour Work Week, by Timothy Ferriss

The Encore Career Handbook:  How to Make a Loving and a Difference in the Second Half of Life,  by Marci Alboher

 

Online Sources on Life Transitions, Retirement, Encore Careers, Travel and Adventure, Positive Psychology, Health and Longevity:

www.lifereimagined.aarp.org

http://thirdage.com/

http://www.aarp.org/health/brain

www.silversneakers.com

www.silversneakers.com/boom

https://www.taprootfoundation.org/

www.retirementandgoodliving.com

http://www.aarp.org/experience-corps/

http://aarp.org/jumpstart1

www.sparklepeople.com

www.greatergood.com

http://www.learningadvisor.com/

https://www.authentichappiness.sas.upenn.edu/

http://www.lumosity.com/

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/50/

https://encore.org

www.girlfriendcircles.com

www.thetransitionnetwork.org

http://www.nationalservice.gov/programs/senior-corps

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/news/sixty-and-me/

http://sixtyandme.com/

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/news/women-of-a-certain-age/

www.retirement-cafe.com/101-retirement-websites-html

www.nextavenue.org

http://www.civicventures.org/nextchapter/overview.cfm

www.olli.ucsd.edu

www.olli.sdsu.edu

www.youngernextyear.com

www.outwardbound.org/course/finder

www.retiredbrains.com

www.lovebeingretired.com

www.retirementproject.org

www.facebook.com/successfulagingcommunity

www.olderandwiser.com

www.livehappy.com

www.nesc.org   

http://www.roadscholar.org/

http://www.seniorcorps.org/

http://www.savvyseniorswork.com

http://olli.ucsd.edu/

https://www.ces.sdsu.edu/osher

https://www.thetransitionnetwork.org/

www.ssa.gov/howto.htm

https://sandiego.score.org/

http://www.adventurewomen.com/

http://lifepart2.com/category/retirement/

http://www.theseniorlist.com/2015/02/2015-best-list-of-senior-discounts/

http://www.lifeplanningnetwork.org/index.cfm?action=whatislifeplan.secondhalf

https://www.pivotplanet.com/

http://www.revolutionizeretirement.com/

http://www.workforce50.com/

 

Ted Talks/Interviews

http://www.wnyc.org/story/why-people-get-happier-in-old-age/

https://www.ted.com/talks/robert_waldinger_what_makes_a_good_life_lessons_from_the_longest_study_on_happiness

https://www.ted.com/talks/jane_fonda_life_s_third_act

https://www.ted.com/talks/isabelle_allende_how_to_live_passionately_no_matter_your_age