Publication Date: 05/03/2020 ISBN: 9781472972804 Category:

The Ten Steps of Positive Ageing

Guy Robertson

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publication Date: 05/03/2020 ISBN: 9781472972804 Category:
Paperback / Softback




Can ageing really be a positive experience? Yes. You can make a difference to your own ageing process. Research shows that how we think about ageing can have a significant impact on our health and wellbeing in later life. The Ten Steps of Positive Ageing challenges and debunks the inaccurate and negative attitudes that may be contaminating your outlook on getting older, and provides a clear, practical road map for exerting more choice and control over the ageing process.

Concentrating on the psychological and emotional aspects of getting older, and deploying a range of personal development techniques, The Ten Steps of Positive Ageing provides you with the keys to a happier and more fulfilled later life. This is the book for those of us who want to do ageing differently.

Publisher Review

This insightful and practical book encourages us to confront the toxic effects of ageism on our wellbeing as we move through life. The Ten Steps of Positive Ageing offers simple, powerful ways to build a more accurate narrative and take that resilience and power out into the world. * Ashton Applewhite, author of This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism * I really like this book: well-researched, practical and realistic, it embraces the ageing process with a lovely thoughtful optimism, making valuable suggestions about how readers can reach this point themselves. Guy Robertson is a splendid tour guide for the journey into later life. * Anne Karpf, author of How to Age * An indispensable guide to planning positively for a happy and fulfilling old age. Wise, inspirational and thought-provoking. * Celia Dodd, author of Not Fade Away: How to Thrive in Retirement * This book will help you become more positive and live longer, better. * Muir Gray, author of Sod 70! * Relaxed, jargon-free and engaging ... helpful and accessible' * Mervyn Eastman, co-founder of Change Agents: The Older Peoples' Cooperative Collective * If you're feeling even slightly down about getting older, The Ten Steps of Positive Ageing is the antidote. Full of detailed and 'do-able' advice, Guy Robertson's book gives you more control over your ageing than you ever imagine you could have. This book turns the myth of ageing as decline completely on its head and shows us how to choose a positive and fulfilled later life. The Ten Steps of Positive Ageing is literally life-changing! * Louise Ansari, The Centre for Ageing Better * Our ageing and our longer lives are too often seen as problems rather than opportunities. It is good to have a book that makes the 'case for the defence'. In his new book The Ten Steps of Positive Ageing, Guy Robertson sets out a balanced view of the plusses and minuses of ageing. * Baron Filkin (CBE), former Chair of the Centre for Ageing Better * Offers advice on how to weather the passing of time and transform yourself into a proper golden oldie * The Scotsman *

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