Category Archives: Positive Aging

The Gift of Long-Term Friendship

THE GIFT OF LONG TERM FRIENDSHIP

by Audrey Berger, Ph.D. – Coach at Turning Point Life Coaching

Audrey Berger, Ph.D. Today is my birthday, so I have been reflecting on the aging process and what it means to me. I am a psychologist, life coach and psychotherapist, and in my role as a professional I have studied the changes that occur as we age. Despite widespread anxiety in our culture about potential losses that people associate with aging, there are so many positive things can only happen with the advent of maturity. Notwithstanding the biases in our culture about getting older, the benefits of aging are being increasingly documented in research studies. So, here is the conclusion I have reached about aging: there are many gifts that we can only receive from getting older, and it’s time to recognize and celebrate them. Continue reading