Tag: Midlife

  • Adrian Juric

    The politics of longevity and the need for global action against evil ageism are much discussed on The Big Middle. Across the life course of my podcast – eight months […]

  • Jeanette Leardi

    Reasons to be cheerful about global efforts to stamp out ageism across the generations on this week’s The Big Middle. Jeanette Leardi is a social gerontologist and a prolific writer […]

  • Ryan Child

    One of the biggest issues or our time, across all ages, across much of the world, is the silent epidemic of loneliness. In our click + connect age, real life […]

  • Marci Alboher

    “What if we looked at our ageing population not as a problem but as an army of experienced social problem solvers” That quotable quote is from my guest, author Marci […]

  • Karen Wickre

    The first month of every new year heralds a blizzard of resolution listicles – 10. 20, 50 ways to go faster, go smarter, be more authentically you – whatever that […]

  • Jonathan Rauch

    Subscribers to The Big Middle will have heard just about every guest mention the U-curve of happiness. Along the life course, social and brain science shows the curve is happy-miserable-happy […]

  • Chip Conley

    Hotelier. Author. Social Alchemist. Disruptor. Student. Sage. Modern Elder. That’s how my guest Chip Conley introduces himself on his website. Click into it and you find this quote: “Young enough […]

  • John Tarnoff

    Time was, as recently as 1900, you were a heartbeat away from your coffin if you were lucky to make it to 50. Now, even a rare, fantasy retirement on […]

  • Andrew Scott

    Patchy at best, must do better – the report-card phrases that fit when assessing how government and big business are responding to the social revolution of healthy, longer lives. On […]

  • Prof Tim Noakes 2

    This is our second look at the low-carb high-fat lifestyle being adopted by so many of us over-50s these days. Those of us who’ve examined the science behind it after […]

  • Prof Tim Noakes

    He’s a polarising figure, vilified by medical and dietetics professionals for challenging the orthodoxy of conventional healthy eating. But there’s no denying sports scientist Tim Noakes is sure he’s discovered […]

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