Something to Live for
Finding Your Way in the Second Half of Life
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Something to Live for by Richard J. Leider
Book DescriptionDrawing on ancient and contemporary wisdom, as well as modern research, Richard Leider and David Shapiro provide insightful ways of thinking and being that help us find meaning and purpose in the second half of life. This deeply reflective book uses a safari, (referencing a trip the authors took to Africa in 2006) as a metaphor to show how the second half of life can be a journey of discovery. In what may be their most personal book to date, Leider and Shapiro share dozens of moving stories, from both their own experiences and those of their safari companions, that offer sometimes surprising examples of lives well-lived, lives that exemplify the qualities of authenticity and wholeheartedness that they believe are essential to finding meaning and purpose in the second half of life. There are many pathways to putting our whole selves into life, especially during the second half, and in Something to Live For," Leider and Shapiro explore many routes to vital aging.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781576754566
(90mm x 60mm x 7mm)
Publish Date: 1-Jul-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Richard J. Leider
Power of Purpose, Paperback (October 2015)
Revised edition of the author's The power of purpose, 2010.
Embrace the Chaos, Paperback (October 2013)
India has terrible infrastructure, is one of the most crowded places on earth, and struggles with high rates of poverty. The author calls it the world capital of chaos. Yet India's 2012 Happy Planet Index rating (32) is 70 places higher than that of the US (105). What do Indians know that we don't? This book deals with this topic.
Life Reimagined, Paperback (October 2013)» View all books by Richard J. Leider
Today we're seeing people reach what used to be the "age of retirement" and convert it into the "age of possibilities." The authors call it "Life Reimagined." This book calls on each of us to engage life with a profound sense of what is possible, what is desirable, and what is personally meaningful.
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