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, …

Becoming a Sage: Patrick Ungashick

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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 Patrick Ungashick.   Patrick has provided exit advice and solutions to business owners and leaders for nearly thirty years. He has written two books: Dance in the End Zone: The Business Owner’s Exit Planning Playbook, and the award-winning A Tale of Two …

How to Become Your Future Self? Read This Book!

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A painting is never finished–it just stops in interesting places.–Paul Gardner For more than a year, I have been reading Ben Hardy’s blog posts on Medium.com. Ben was the #1 writer in the world on Medium.com for three years and I understand why. Ben is a great storyteller who weaves together personal stories with research. Readers can relate to his …

How Women Rise and Lead!

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I am excited to be interviewing Sally Helgesen on Monday, June 15 at 3pm CST/4pm EST! Sally Helgesen, cited in Forbes as the world’s premier expert on women’s leadership, is an internationally best-selling author, speaker and leadership coach. She has been ranked number 6 among the world’s top 30 leadership thinkers by Global Gurus, honored by the coaching consortium MEECO for …

Becoming a Sage: Connie Zweig

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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 Connie Zweig.   Dr. Connie Zweig, known as the Shadow Expert, is co-author of Meeting the Shadow and Romancing the Shadow and author of Meeting the Shadow of Spirituality, as well as a novel, A Moth to the Flame, the Life of …

Tell Me: What Will You Miss?

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One person I follow is Courtney Martin. She had a post asking her followers to share what they will miss when the pandemic is over. We are hearing a lot about looking for the silver linings during this time. Martin shared this: There is a poll that showed that only 9% of Britons want life to return to “normal,” after sheltering-in: …

Why COVID-19 is Good Practice for Retirement

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You will never have more time than you have right now. This pandemic makes for an interesting time to be working. Unless you are an essential worker, you are likely working from home. The transition seemed to happen fast and is lasting longer than what you might have imagined. My husband’s firm said they will not return to their offices …