Aging and Longevity

§  World Health Organization: Health statistics and information systems- Definition of an older or elderly person

§  New Frontier for Successful Aging: Financial Gerontology in the Spotlight at While House Conference on Aging- Paul H Irving, Chairman, Milken Institute Center for the Future of Aging. The Huffington Post- July 22nd 2015

§  The Influence of a Sense of Time on Human Development- Laura L. Carstensen, Stanford University. Science – Vol 312- June 30th 2006

§  Taking Time Seriously- A Theory of Socioemotional Selectivity-Laura L. Carstensen, Stanford University, Derek M. Isaacowitz, University of Pennsylvania, Susan T Charles, Stanford University. American Psychologist- March 1999

§  Are Millennials Ready For A 100-Plus-Year Life? - Paul H Irving, Chairman, Milken Institute Center for the Future of Aging. The Huffington Post-May 13 2015.

§  Face It. The challenges of aging in today’s culture. Three R’s of Midlife Reinvention- Vivien Diller Ph.D. Psychology Today- December 21 2014

§  Can You Afford A Long Life? - Jonathan Clements. Wall Street Journal-April24/25 2015

§  It’s Not Your Father’s Old Age- Jo Ann C. Jenkins, CEO AARP. Milken Institute, Power of Ideas 2015.

§  How to Add Life to Longer Lives-Marc Freedman, CEO of Wall Street Journal- June 1 2015.

§  White House Conference 2015: New Paths for Aging- by Next Avenuestaff. – July 13 2015

§  Unleashing The $8 Trillion Longevity Bonus-Ken Dychtwald Ph.D. -October 22 2015.

§  Success Redefined: The Personal Impact of the $8 Trillion Longevity Bonus. -October 23 2015.

§  Aging with Consciousness-Rose Caiola. -October 19 2015. 85

§  How to Change The Way You Feel About Aging- Anne Tergesen. Wall Street Journal: Encore- October 19 2015

§  Purposeful Aging : A Model for a New Life Course : New possibilities for older adults produce dividends for all-Paul H Irving.  -October 30 2015.

§  The benefits of getting older-Zaria Gorvett. -October 29 2015.

§  Aging in America: gerontologist Ken Dychwald takes readers for a ride alongside an aging America, what it looks like today and what it means to our future-Daniel D. Williams. -November 2 2015.

§  What Singapore’s plan for an aging population can teach the U.S-Tara Bahrampour.The Washington Post-November 2 2015.

§  Why Everything You Know About Aging is Probably Wrong: Researchers are finding that as people get older, friendships, creativity and satisfaction with life all can flourish-Anne Tergesen. Wall Street Journal- Encore-December 1 2014

§  5 Secrets to Transform Your Experience of Aging: They will help you shift from a sense of loss to a sense of gain-Ed Merck.  -December 1 2014

§  Generations: Self Empowerment in Later Life as a response to Ageism- Paul Irving. Journal of the American Society on Ageing- May 1 2015

§  Ageing populations: the challenges ahead- Prof Kaare Christensen, Prof Gabriele Doblhammer PhDRoland Rau Ph D and Prof James Vaupel Ph D - The Lancet October 3rd 2009

§  Millenials Shape the Future of Aging- Paul Irving, Chairman, Center for the Future of Aging, Milken Institute-AARP, The Journal – February 8th 2016

§  The Right Road For A Better Future Of Aging- Paul H Irving, Chairman Milken Institute Center for the Future of Aging. Huff Post- January 15 2016

§  Wall Street Journal, 2050 Demographic Destiny: How we will work, how we will age and how we will live in the coming decades- Greg Ip, Drew Hinshaw. Walls Street Journal- November 23&  28/29 2015.

§  Wisdom in the Workforce : Unlocking -the Economic Value of Asia’s Aging Population- Milken Institute- September 2015

§  Living Longer… Much Longer. The Possibility of Immortality-Stephen Mason Ph.D. Psychology Today- April 21 2009.


§  The State of Play in Coaching Today : A Comprehensive Review of the Field- Anthony M. Grant, Michael J. Cavanagh and Helen M. Parker, School of Psychology, University of Sydney, Australia and Jonathan Passmore, School of Psychology, University of East London, UK- International Review of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, 2010, Volume

§  Professional and peer life coaching and the enhancement of goal striving and well- being: An exploratory study- Gordon B. Spence and Anthony M. Grant, University of Sydney, Australia. The Journal of Positive Psychology, July 2007;2 (3): 185-194

§  Cognitive-behavioral, solution- focused life coaching: Enhancing goal striving, well- being and hope- L.S.Green,  L .G. Oades and A.M. Grant- University of Wollongong. NSW, Australia and University of Sydney, Australia- The Journal of Positive Psychology, July 2006; 1(3);142-149

§  Executive coaching enhances goal attainment, resilience and workplace well- being: a randomized controlled study-Anthony M. Grant, Linley Curtayne and Geraldine Burton, Coaching Psychology Unit, School of Psychology, University of Sydney, Sydney , NSW, Australia- The Journal of Positive Psychology, Vol4, No 5, September 2009, 396-407

§  Developing an agenda for teaching coaching psychology- Anthony M. Grant- International Coaching Psychology Review, Vol 6 No1 March 2011, The British Psychological Society-ISSN : 1750-2764

§  The Efficacy of Executive Coaching in Times of Organizational Change- Anthony M. Grant, Coaching Psychology Unit, School of Psychology, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia- Journal of Change Management, 2014, Vol14, No2, 258-280

§  An integrated model of goal- focused coaching: An evidence-based framework for teaching and practice- Anthony M. Grant- International Coaching Psychology Review, Vol 7 No 2 September 2012, The British Psychological Society-ISSN : 1750-2764

§  What is Positive Psychology Coaching? - Fred Phillips. Master Coach University-July 31 2012

Compassion and Empathy

§  The Compassionate Instinct – Dacher Keltner. Greater Good: The Science of a Meaningful Life – March 1 2004

§  Brain can be trained in compassion, study shows- Association for Psychological Science- May 22 2013

§  The Compassionate Mind- Emma Seppala. Association for Psychological Science- observer vol 26, No 5 May/June 2013

§  Empathy: Why it Matters-Rose Caiola. -November 16 2015. 92

§  Post, S, G (2005). Altruism, Happiness and Health: It’s Good to be Good. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine,12(2),66-67

Encore Careers/Second Acts

§  The Reasons We Work- Farnam Street -October 15,2015(5)

§  Boomers: Prepare for Your Second Act- Jane Pauley- Author and NBC Contributor. Time Magazine-June 19 2014.

§  For a Career Switch, Try the Boomerang Approach- Richard Eisenberg.  - December 18 2014.

§  Barriers to encore Careers Are Falling- Jim Emerman.  -August 11 2014.

§  Taking a Second Look at Midlifers’ Second Acts-Kerry Hannon, Author of “What’s Next”.  -April 1 2014.

§  Why Delay Your Dream Job ?- Matthew Solan .  -April 8 2013. 77

§  Boomers turn to encore careers after retiring- Rodney Brooks. USA Today October 21 2013.

§  5 Ways to Find Second-Act Career Options-Nancy Collamer. – September 9 2015

§  How I Found My Encore Career- Judy Nelson. – September 26 2014

§  Career Shift: Becoming a Life Coach. Boomers are increasingly drawn to this field. Here’s how to get going as a guru.-Luke Iorio- -December 12 2013.

§  3 Great Opportunities For Encore Careers-Mark Feffer. -December 15 2014

§  My Encore Career : What I Did Right and Wrong-Judy Nelson. – December 15 2014

§  4 Ways to Get Your Encore Career Off the Ground-Nancy - February 22 2016.

§  For Boomers, The “Word is Encore” : Instead of retiring, many seek new careers un noprofits or public service- Walter Hamilton. Los Angeles Times- July 7 2014

§  Thinking About a Gap Year? Harvard and Stanford Help Boomers Shift To A Purposeful Second Career- Kerry Hannon-  February 29 2016

§  Why the New Boss Is Younger Than You Are- Joann S. Lublin and James R. Hagerty. Wall Street Journal- July 8 2015.


§  An Attitude of Gratitude Brings Better Health-Susan Pinker. Wall Street Journal ; Mind & Matter -December 19/20 2015.

§  Why Gratitude Makes You a Happier Person- Kristin Wong. Lifehacker November 19 2015

§  Choose to Be Grateful. It Will Make You Happier- Arthur C Brooks, President of the American Enterprise Institute. New York Times- November 21 2015.

§  The Structure of Gratitude- David Brooks. New York Times- July 28 2015

§  Why you really should keep a journal- Oliver Burkerman. The Guardian Newspaper -July 18 2013.

Happiness and Well-Being.

§  The Small, Happy Life- David Brooks. New York Times-May 29 2015.

§  What’s New On Rewire Me- An Enlightening Conversation with Matthieu Ricard and Richard Gere.  -  June 17th 2015.

§  The Difference Between Pleasure and Happiness- David Friedlander.  -March 14 2013

§  The Dangers of Happiness- Carl Cederstrom- Associate Professor at Stockholm University- New York Times-July 19 2015.

§  The Pursuit of Happiness- Carlin Flora. Psychology Today- January 1 2009.28

§  Happiness vs Well-Being: we should be emphasizing well-being as opposed to happiness-Gregg Henriques Ph.D. – February 5 2013.

§  There’s More to Life Than Being Happy: Meaning comes from the pursuit of more complex things than happiness-Emily Esfahani Smith. The Atlantic-January 9 2013.

§  Meaning Is Healthier Than Happiness: People who are happy have little to no sense of meaning in their lives have the samegene expression patterns as people who are enduring chronic adversity- Emily Esfahani Smith. The Atlantic- August 1 2013.

§  Happiness vs Pleasure- Alvin. –October 16 2013

§  Notes on Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics- University of Notre Dame-

§  Martin Seligman and his two theories of Happiness Authentic Happiness & PERMA-David.   -June14 2015.

§  Subjective Well-Being, Measuring Happiness- David. Living Meanings.  - July 22 2015

§  The Happiness Doctor Is In- Sue Campbell, Editor Next Avenue.  -August 6 2015

§  Happify: The Science of Emotional Wellbeing in a Mobile App- Tom Vander Ark, CEO Getting Smart. Huff Post- July 28 2015

§  My Manifesto for a Happier World   - Dr Mark Williamson. Huntington Post- March 15 2013

§  How Do We Measure A Good Life? – Samantha Boardman MD- The Third Metric, Huff Post- May 28 2013  

§  The Happiness Tipping Point -Sunnie Groeneveld, Founder and CEO of Inspire.   Huffington Post -June 3 2013  

§  Search for Happiness: What makes life meaningful?- Amie -Psych Your Mind- applying psychology to everyday life- May 10 2013

§   3 important Truths About Happiness-Kristi Ling. Huffington Post- November 20 2012

§  How happiness directly impacts your success – Kathy Caprino. June 6 2013

§  Helping Others Makes Us Happier At Work, Research Finds. The Third Metric- Huff Post-July 30 2013

§  9 ways to be happy at work in 2015-Tom Leberecht. Psychology Today- December 30 2014

§  Six ways to stop worrying and find work you love – Roman Kznaric.YES magazine -May 2 2013

§  Improving wellbeing should be our global priority- Dr Mark Williamson. The Young Foundation- September 11 2013

§  Exciting Advances in the Science of Subjective Well- Being with Ed Diener, PhD- International Positive Psychology Association- on line presentation- November 112015

Frequently Answered Questions by Ed Diener, Alumni Professor of Psychology, University of Illinois- Internal Psychology at Illinois.

§  What are the secrets to a happy life- George E. Vaillant. Greater Good: The Science of a Meaningful Life – August 6 2013.

§  Look Hard: Today’s Day of Happiness May Be Historic- Geoff Mulgan- Chief Executive NESTA. Huff Post- March 23 2013

§  Happiness: Getting Our Priorities Right- Dr Mark Williamson. Daily Good : News That Inspires-July 25 2012

§  America and the Pursuit of Happiness - Jeff Sachs. The Huffington Post- November 11 2011

§  International happiness day : why it’s a serious global issue -Nic Marks . The UK Guardian Newspaper -March 20 2013

§  Is a Happier Society possible?- a lecture by Lord Richard Layard. Joseph Roundtree Foundation. April 11 2011

§  Why happiness matters- Henry S Miller. Garland Journal-March 29 2014

§  How to be happy and save the world? -

§  Know What Makes You Truly Happy-Sarah Mahoney.  -June 10 2015

§  Locke, E.A (2002) Setting goals for life and happiness. In S.J. Lopex & C.R. Snyder ( Eds.). Oxford Handbook of Positive Psychology. NY: Oxford University Press

§  Fowler ,J, H, & Christakis, N,A (2008), Dynamic spread of happiness in a large social network: longitudinal analysis over 20 years, British Medical Journal

§  Debunking the Myths of Happiness- Jason Marsh. Greater Good: The Science of a Meaningful Life – February 20 2013

§  Could You Be Happier In Just 11 Minutes? The StrengthsChallenge-Michelle McQuaid-  Positive Psychology News- February 2015


Lifestyle and self reflection

§     Get Your Head In The Game-Jeffrey Kluger-Time Magazine February 23rd 2015.

§     Capt. Kirk Wants Workers To Live Long and Prosper- Sandro Monetti. Los Angeles Business Journal-March 2 2015

§     When the Top Priority Isn’t Profits- but Lifestyle- Barbara Haislip. Wall Street Journal-May 26 2015.

§     Late Mid-Life Astonishment: Disruptions to Identity and Self- Esteem- Sarah F. Pearlman PsyD. Women & Therapy, Volume 14, Issue 1-2, 1993

§     The Top 5 Regrets Of The Dying- Joe Martino- Huffington Post -August 3 2013.38

§     Follow Your Dream No Matter Your Age- Mara Karpel, PhD. Huff Post, The Third Metric- August 3 2015.

§     5 Good Reasons to Write Your Own Obituary- Writing your obituary allows you to consider your mortality with resolve, thereby doing some of the work in confronting life’s third act-Alan Gelb. 4 2015

§     6 Powerful Questions that Will Change Your Life Forever- James McWhinney. Tiny Buddha

§     The Older Mind May Just Be a Fuller Mind- Benedict Carey -New York Times, January 27 2014

§     Village approach to senior services comes to Novato-Beth Livoti. Marin Voice-May 21 2015

§     The Moral Bucket List- David Brooks. New York Times- April 11 2015.

§     Nietzsche on How to Find Yourself and the True Value of Education-Maria Popova.  

§     A Different Script for Grief :Despite her sorrow, a widow discovers it’s OK to be OK-Jill Smolowe.  -October 1 2015.

§     The Meaning of Life-Tim Wu. New York Times -October 15 2014

§     “Let’s measure prosperity in smiles, not cash” as stated by Lord O’Donnell- Paul Gallagher- The Independent Newspaper on Sunday-October 25 2015.

§     Paradise Lost And Found: The secret formula for real happiness-Sara Yoheved Rigler. June 29 2013.

§     Minding The Millennials—Lessons in Self-Empowerment For Baby Boomers-Paul H Irving. Huff Post- October 29 2015.

§     Mental Workout of the Week: Harvest Happiness-Rose Caiola  December 7 2015.

§     The top five regrets of the dying-  Joe Martino- Collective Evolution August 3 2013.

§     Anxious? Depressed? Try Greek Philosophy- Jules Evans. The UK Telegraph Newspaper -June 29 2013.

§     The How and Why of Cognitive Behavior Therapy- Judith S. Beck Ph.D. Huff Post-June 29 2010.

§     Selfish traits not favored by evolution study shows- N Hoeller-BioDreamMachine -August 2 2013.

§     Babyak, M. et. Al. (2000). Exercise Treatment for Major Depression: Maintenance of Therapeutic Benefit at 10 months. Psychosomatic Medicine, September/October 2000. 

§     J. Thompson Coon, J., Boody, K., Stein., Whear, R., Barton, J., Depledge, M. (2011) Does Physical Activity in Outdoor Environments Have a Greater Effect? Environmental Science & Technology, 45.

§     Feinstein, L., Hammond, C. (2004). The contribution of adult learning to health and social capital. Oxford Review of Education 30: 199-221.  

§     Wrosch, C., & Scheier, M.F. (2003). Personality and quality of life.: The importance of optimism and goal adjustment. Quality of Life Research, 12,59-72. 

§     Schneider, S.L. (2001). In search of realistic optimism: Meaning, knowledge, and warm fuzziness. American Psychologist, 56,250-263. 

§     Chowing Down On Boomers’ Brains-Jeff Green. Business Week Magazine- week of January 25-31 2016.

§     Towards a comprehensive public health response to population ageing- Professor John R Beard PhD ad Professor David E Bloom PhD. The Lancet -November 5th 2014.

§     A Theory of Human Motivation- Abraham Maslow, Psychological Review 50 (4) 370-96- 1943.


§  Seeking Your Direction from Midlife On- Ed Merck.  March 11 2015.

§  Midlife Crisis-or Power Surge? Redefining the boomer years as a potent time for transformation-Kalpana (Rose)M. Kumar M.D.  - November 12 2012.

§  8 Ways Men Can Claim a Social Life During Mid-Life- Ed Decker.  -May 5 2015.

§  Midlife Crisis? Bring It On! How women of this generation are seizing that stressful, pivotal moment in their lives to reinvent themselves- Nancy Gibbs. TIME Magazine- May 7 2005.

§  Are You Having a Midlife Crisis or a U- curve? Research points to a better outlook and happier times ahead-Lisa Kaufman Hogan. –January 20 2015.

§  Midlife Malaise Laura-Martha Ross. -Bay Area News Group May 4 2015.

§  5 Ways to Think About Failure In Midlife-Stephen L. Antczak. -October 9 2015.

§  3 Ways to Find Your True Calling in Midlife-Nancy Collamer. – November 30 2015.

§  How an 18th-Century Philosopher Helped Solve My Midlife Crisis: David Hume, the Buddha, and a search for the Eastern roots of Western Enlightenment-Alison Gopnik. The Atlantic- October 2015.

§  The Real Roots of Mid-Life Crisis- Jonathan Rauch- The Atlantic Magazine, December 2014.

§  Death and the Mid-Life Crisis, E Jacques -  International Journal of Psychoanalysis -1965.

§  Robin Williams, Depression and Suicide in Midlife: One doctor offers insights into why treating depression is tricky-Laine Bergeson. -December 18 2014.

§  The Middle-Age Surge-David Brooks-New York Times-March 22 2016.


§  Mindfulness, Meditation and the Brain-  Angela Wilson MA RYT. Kripalu-May 16 2013.

§  5 Ways to bring Meditation into Everyday Life- Daily Good-News That Inspires- August 2 2013.

§  Davidson, R.J., & Kabat-Zinn, J. et al. (2003). Alterations in Brain and Immune Function Produced by Mindfulness Meditation, Psychosomatic Medicine, 65,564-570.

§  Shapiro.S.L., Oman, D., Thoreson, C.E., Plante, T.G, & Flinders, T. ( 20018). Cultivating Mindfulness: Effects on Well- being. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 64, 8540-862.  

§  Brown, K.W. & Ryan, R.M. (2003). The benefits of being present: Mindfulness and its role in psychological well- being. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 84,822-848.

§  The Benefits of Meditation- Colin Allen. Psychotypology Today April 1 2013.


§  The Neuroscience of the Woo-Woo-Ann Betz, CPCC, PCC, CNTC- BEabove Leadership- 2015.

§  Slower and Wiser: How Intelligence Shifts With Age- Susan Pinker. Wall Street Journal- August 1 2015.


§  Hearts Broken Open- David Brooks. New York Times-June 19 2015

§  How To Find Your Passion-Kaitlin Vogel. 17 2015.

Positive Psychology

§  Positive Psychology: The Science at the Heart of Coaching- Carol Kauffman, PhD ABPP PCC. Chapter 8 Institute of Coaching, at McLean Hospital, a Harvard University School Affiliate.

§  Positive Psychology: Science at the Heart of Coaching- Carol Kauffman, PhD ABPP PCC, Director, Institute of Coaching and Assistant Clinical Professor, Harvard Medical School and Margaret Moore, MBA. Co-Director, Institute of Coaching and CEO, Wellcoaches Corporation. 

§  Positive Psychology and Romantic Scientism- Nicholas J. L Brown, Alan D. Sokal, Harris L. Freidman- American Psychologist 69,629-632 (2014)

§  Garland, E.L., Frederickson, B.L., Kring, A.M, Johnson, D.O., Meyer, P.S. & Penn, D, L (2010). Upward spirals of positive emotions counter downward spirals of negativity. Clinical Psychology Review  

§  Pillavin, J, (2003). Doing well by doing good. Benefits for the benefactor. In C.M. Keys, J. Haidt, Flourishing: Positive Psychology and the life well lived. American Psychological Association


§  What Is Your Purpose? - David Brooks. New York Times-May 5 2015.

§  The 3 Questions to Help You Find Your Purpose- Dr Alan Zimmerman) 26 2015.

§  A Strong Sense of Purpose May Protect Your Heart- Traci Pedersen.  -July 27 2015.

§  Why Older People Should Take Up the Search for Meaning: Exploring aging as a spiritual pilgrimage-Sue Campbell.  -October 5 2015.

§  Why Seeking Meaning Instead of Pleasure Makes You Happier- Matt Tenney. Huff Post May 2 2013

§  How to Start a Second Act with Purpose- Kerry Hannon. Her blog at February 18th 2016

§  Stegar, M.F. (2009). Meaning in Life. In S.J. Lopez & C.R. Snyder ( Eds.) Oxford Handbook of Positive Psychology, NY: Oxford University Press


§  Why We’re Hardwired For Midlife Reinvention-Mark S. Walton, Chairman of the Center For Leadership Communication. -November 20th 2012

§  3 Secrets of Successful Midlife Reinvention- Mark S. Walton, Chairman of the Center For Leadership Communication. 19 2012

§  The 2 Keys to a Successful Midlife Career Transition: Start Talking to job surrogates and get more frugal-Chris Farrell. -July 25 2014


§  8 Keys to Healthy Relationships: What does a healthy relationship look like? -Will MeekPh.D. Psychology Today-October 28 2013

§  Why you should care about having friends at work- Carolyn Gregoire. Huffington Post- July 9 2013

§  How to keep love going strong: 7 principles on the road to happily ever after – John M and Julie Gottman. YES Magazine- January 3 2011

§  The Value of Having Friends Older Than You-John Stark.  -September 12 2013.

§  Fowler, J, H, & Christakis, N, A (2010). Cooperative behavior cascades in human social networks. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 107.   

§  Uchino, B.N, Cacioppo, J.T. & Kiecolt-Glaser, J.K (1996) The Relationship Between Social Support and Physiological Processes. Psychological Bulletin Vol 119, No, 3,488-531. 


§  Masten, A.S, & Wright, M.O.( 2010). Resilience over the lifespan: Developmental perspectives on resistance , recovery and transformation. Handbook of Adult Resilience, 213-237.  

§  Masten,A.S. , Cutuli,J.J., Herbers,J.E. & Reed, M.J. ( 2009). Resilience in Development. In Eds: S.J. Lopez, & C.R. Snyder, Oxford Handbook of Positive Psychology. NY: Oxford University Press.

§  Hammond, C. (2004). Impacts of lifelong learning upon emotional resilience, psychological and mental health: fieldwork evidence. Oxford Review of Education 30:551-568.   221

§  How People Learn to Become Resilient- Maria Konnikova- New Yorker- February 11, 2016

§  Why learning to be resilient is good for your health- Laura Landro- Wall Street Journal, February 16th 2016

§  Cohn, M.A., Frederickson, B.L., Brown, S.L., Mikels,J.A., & Conway,A.M. (2009). Happiness unpacked: Positive emotions increase life satisfaction by building resilience. Emotion,9(3),361-368.



§  My (New) Favorite Retirement Planning Question- What energizes you? - Nancy Collamer.  July 8 2015

§  Free Help For Your Retirement Biz – Nancy Collamer.  -July 28 2015.37

§  Is It Time To Abolish Mandatory Retirement- Kerry Hannon. Forbes August 2 2015.45

§  Where People Find the Most Happiness in Retirement-Maddy 22 2016

§  How to say “NO’ to Retirement- Anne Tergesen. Wall Street Journal, Encore Section- March 16 2015.

§  World Happiness Report, 2015- John Helliwell, Richard Layard and Jeffrey Sachs ( Sustainable Development Solutions Network, New York, 2015)

§  Happiness Is a Stochastic Phenomenon- David Lykken and Auke Tellegen, University of Minnesota- Psychological Science Vol7, No 3, May 1996

§  For Pro Athletes. Knowing WhenIt’s Time To Call it Quits- Tom Goldman- February 5th 2016

§  Reimagining the Self at Late-Career Transitions: How Identity Threat Influences Academic Physicians’ Retirement Considerations- Betty Onyura, PhD, John Bohnen. MD, Don Wasylenki, MD, Anna Jarvis, MD, Barney Gilblon , MD, Robert Hyland, MD, Ivan Silver, MD. Med, and Karen Leslie. MD, Med.Academic Medicine. Vol 90. No 6/June 2015.

§  The Art of Quitting-Janice Holly Booth. Life Reimagined

§  America’s Coming Brain Drain : Retiring Boomers-MBA @UNC. – May 6 2015

§  Oil Industry Layoffs Hit 100,000 and Counting- Dan Molinski. Wall Street Journal- April 15 2015.


§  The Effect of Spirituality in the Workplace- Andrea Quintero. Positive Psychology Daily News , March 2 2016

§  Pargament, K.I & Mahoney, A (2009). Spirituality: the search for the sacred. In S.J. Lopez & C.R. Snyder ( Eds.) Oxford Handbook of Positive Psychology. NY: Oxford University Press.

Well -Being

§  What Does Science Teach Us About Well- Being? - Richard J. Davidson. Huffington Post May 13 2013

§  Huppert, F.A. (2008) Psychological wellbeing. Evidence regarding its causes and consequence. State of the Science Review: SR-X2, UK Government Foresight Project, Mental Capital and Wellbeing

§  Biddle JH, Ekkekakis P (2005). Physically active lifestyles and wellbeing. In Huppert, F., Batylkis, N., Keveme, B. (Eds) The science of well- being. Oxford University Press.  

§  The Ryff Scales of Psychological Well- Being-Tricia A. Seifert. University of Iowa . Spring 2005.

§  Psychologist Carol Ryff on Wellbeing and Aging: The FPR Interview- Daniel Lende. Neuroanthropology: Understanding the encultured brain and body. July 19 2012

§  Ryff, C.D., & Singer, B.H., ( 2008), Know thyself and become what you are: a eudaimonic approach to psychological well- being. Journal of Happiness Studies 9:13-39

§  High income improves evaluation of life but not emotional well- being- Daniel Kahneman and Angus Deaton. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Vol 107. No 38. August 4,2010

§  Neff, K.D. ( 2011) Self – compassion, self –esteem and wellbeing. Social and Personality Psychology Compass 5/1:1-12  

§  Feinstein,L, Vorhaus,J, and Sabates, R, ( 2008) Mental Capital and Wellbeing. Making the most of ourselves in the 21st Century, Learning through life: Future challenges, Government Office for Science