Becoming a Sage: Miriam Arond

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Welcome to the Becoming a Sage podcast, hosted by Dr. Jann. This week’s episode features Dr. Jann’s conversation with Miriam Arond.   Miriam Arond is president of Miriam Arond Consulting, LLC, a New York-based consulting agency that specializes in business and personal branding, business strategy, cross-channel content development, and career and management coaching. She is also Director of Communications at a major non-profit in the New …

Are you growing or learning or both?

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I’ve been thinking about the difference between learning and growing. Is there a difference? As I said in my last post, I am taking two online courses and it is keeping me busy–maybe too busy.  I know that continuing to learn and getting out of our comfort zones is good for us. It keeps us interested, relevant, and able to …

Becoming a Sage: Michelle Silver

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Welcome to the Becoming a Sage podcast, hosted by Dr. Jann. This week’s episode features Dr. Jann’s conversation with Michelle Silver.   Michelle Silver is an Associate Professor at the University of Toronto with joint appointments in the Department of Sociology and the Interdisciplinary Centre for Health and Society (ICHS). Dr. Silver’s primary areas of research include: 1) Work, Aging, …

Becoming a Sage: Dave Richo, Ph.D.

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Welcome to the Becoming a Sage podcast, hosted by Dr. Jann. This week’s episode features Dr. Jann’s conversation with Dave Richo, Ph.D.   David Richo, Ph.D., is psychotherapist, writer, and workshop leader. He teaches at a variety of places including Esalen and Spirit Rock Buddhist Center. He shares his time between Santa Barbara and San Francisco, California. Dave combines psychological …

Becoming a Sage: Paul Long

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Welcome to the Becoming a Sage podcast, hosted by Dr. Jann. This week’s episode features Dr. Jann’s conversation with Paul Long.   Paul Long launched ProBoomer to help people over 50 who don’t want to retire or can’t afford to. ProBoomer provides information, awareness and tools for Baby Boomers who are looking to start up a business or overcome ageism …

Becoming a Sage: Diane Flynn

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Welcome to the Becoming a Sage podcast, hosted by Dr. Jann. This week’s episode features Dr. Jann’s conversation with Diane Flynn. Diane Flynn is Cofounder and CEO  of ReBoot Accel, designing work cultures that support and advance women. ReBoot Accel has assisted over 2500 women interested in resuming careers after time out of the workforce. Diane also consults with Fortune 500 companies on …

Becoming a Sage: Ellen Goodman

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Welcome to the Becoming a Sage podcast, hosted by Dr. Jann. This week’s episode features Dr. Jann’s conversation with Ellen Goodman. NOTE: Please understand there are a few spots where the audio is not the best quality. For this, I apologize. But I was so honored to be able to interview Ellen Goodman so I want to share it with you. …

Becoming a Sage: Laura Geller

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Welcome to the Becoming a Sage podcast, hosted by Dr. Jann. This week’s episode features Dr. Jann’s conversation with Laura Geller.   Rabbi Laura Geller, Rabbi Emerita of Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills, twice named one of Newsweek’s 50 Most Influential Rabbis in America, was named by PBS Next Avenue as one of the fifty 2017 Influencers in Aging. Prior to becoming one of …

Becoming a Sage: Louise Aronson

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Welcome to the Becoming a Sage podcast, hosted by Dr. Jann. This week’s episode features Dr. Jann’s conversation with Louise Aronson.   Louise Aronson, MD MFA, is a leading geriatrician, writer, educator, professor of medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and the author of the New York Times bestseller Elderhood: Redefining Aging, Transforming Medicine, and Reimagining Life. Elderhood has been praised …

A Legacy of Happiness, Gratitude, and Joy

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This post is written for anyone and everyone who wants to understand how to live a life of happiness, gratitude, and joy. Does that include YOU? How to Be Happy The pursuit of happiness is a hot topic these days. If you do a quick Google search, you will find more than 23,000 books with happiness in the title. In addition to books, …