Striving for and clinging to an ideal physical appearance is pervasive in American culture. How does this myth exist when every single day of one’s life our appearance is shifting, we are aging?
Much of our youth is dedicated to figuring out what we believe and getting good– at something. We begin to play “life’s most dangerous game” when we reach the point that we are able to challenge the concept that our identity is defined narrowly by our accumulated skills and beliefs.
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Our culture tells us that the virtues of youth will always reign supreme and that aging is and must always be equal to decline. Looking back at my career, I have spent too much time insisting that it really isn’t all that bad if we all just look at the bright side!
The whole thing started with a battered cardboard box. It was the mid 1990’s and my wife, Jude Meyers Thomas, and I had stumbled on to something that seemed very much like magic.