The Wisdom Years

Unleashing Your Potential in Later Life

The Wisdom Years
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Format: Paperback / softback, 248 Pages
ISBN: 9781925820232
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We are now experiencing one of the most significant — but not yet fully understood — revolutions in human life: the dramatic rise in life expectancy. This revolution does not imply, as most people usually think, that we’ve simply got more years of old age. Rather, it implies the formation of a new period in human life: the Age of Wisdom. This age is qualitatively different from the adulthood that precedes it and the old age that follows. People who are able to prepare themselves for this new age will be able to enjoy an active, wise and satisfying stage of life, which will enable them to delay their ‘old age’ to the very end of their life. The Wisdom Years provides a practical, thought-provoking and life-changing read for both people embarking on retirement as well as younger people who would like to mindfully prepare themselves in advance. Derived from Dr Lanir’s lifetime of work experience in identifying mindsets that are no longer helpful or relevant to current reality, it reveals how we can reframe our thought processes and mind set so that we can live life based on our ‘functional age’ rather than our ‘chronological age’. The result is a book that carries a unique and inspiring message: life after retirement is to be enjoyed as a new, exciting and uplifting journey of personal evolution.

The author

Zvi Lanir, PhD, is the founding president of the Praxis Institute which, for over 30 years, has specialised in various aspects of coping with disruptive change in personal, social, economic and strategic domains. During the past 15 years, Dr Lanir has conducted interdisciplinary research to reveal the gaps between the common knowledge on ageing and the new opportunities for living our advanced years differently. Dr Lanir is a graduate of the Israel Defense Forces’ Command and Staff College. He has a PhD from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and has been a visiting scholar at New York’s Columbia University.

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Format: Paperback / softback, 248 Pages
ISBN: 9781925820232
Size: 5.315 in x 8.268 in / 135 mm x 210 mm
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