How does meditation affect the aging process? Columnist Jeff Warren argues that meditation accelerates an inevitable process of coming apart. It allows practitioners to experience the best of old age’s wisdom and perspective in the prime of life, and at the end of life, confers a grace and equanimity amidst the confusion.
How does meditation affect the aging process? Columnist Jeff Warren argues that meditation accelerates an inevitable process of coming apart. It allows practitioners to experience the best of old age’s wisdom and perspective in the prime of life, and at the end of life, confers a grace and equanimity amidst the confusion.
“For seniors, and at any age, there's simply no way to get around the ins and outs of dating.” Culled from her own experiences and those of a widowed older friend in search of love again, author Sheri Lynn Fishbach illustrates the romantic trials and tribulations of the mature dater.
“For seniors, and at any age, there's simply no way to get around the ins and outs of dating.” Culled from her own experiences and those of a widowed older friend in search of love again, author Sheri Lynn Fishbach illustrates the romantic trials and tribulations of the mature dater.
The site of DISCOurse, like all cross-border economies, is where ideas and materials are hybridized and repurposed," explains artist Bradley Wester, whose intention with DISCOurse is to emphasize art as existing between the space of “knowledge production” and 'not-knowing.'
The site of DISCOurse, like all cross-border economies, is where ideas and materials are hybridized and repurposed," explains artist Bradley Wester, whose intention with DISCOurse is to emphasize art as existing between the space of “knowledge production” and 'not-knowing.'
Renowned the world over, legendary dancer Mikael Baryshnikov, now in his sixties, has never yielded to a chronological decline. Dr. Velleda Ceccoli celebrates the ageless innovation and evolution of one of the world’s foremost artistic icons.
Renowned the world over, legendary dancer Mikael Baryshnikov, now in his sixties, has never yielded to a chronological decline. Dr. Velleda Ceccoli celebrates the ageless innovation and evolution of one of the world’s foremost artistic icons.
Is age a necessary construct, or a fallacy created to promote social mores? Editor-in-Chief Stanley Siegel examines age as both a function of chronology and an exercise in cultural expectations, especially when intergenerational romance is involved.
Is age a necessary construct, or a fallacy created to promote social mores? Editor-in-Chief Stanley Siegel examines age as both a function of chronology and an exercise in cultural expectations, especially when intergenerational romance is involved.
In a recent study, the average age of the ‘gamer’ in our society was determined to be 35 years old. Given the well-documented notion that ‘play’ was once most closely associated with childhood, designer Kayla Matthews presents us with a compelling case for the importance of play at every stage of life.
In a recent study, the average age of the ‘gamer’ in our society was determined to be 35 years old. Given the well-documented notion that ‘play’ was once most closely associated with childhood, designer Kayla Matthews presents us with a compelling case for the importance of play at every stage of life.
Artist Emily Langmade tells us, "I like watching the process of materials wearing away; what happens when they are touched and smoothed by people over time." Langmade's tactile awareness uniquely exposes the act of aging as intrinsic to all artwork, its presence an integral part of her aesthetic.
Artist Emily Langmade tells us, "I like watching the process of materials wearing away; what happens when they are touched and smoothed by people over time." Langmade's tactile awareness uniquely exposes the act of aging as intrinsic to all artwork, its presence an integral part of her aesthetic.
“Forty-five years ago, my generation was involved in the Women’s Movement -- in fact, we were the Women’s Movement.” A founding member of one of the first women’s therapy collectives, Janet Amalia Weinberg has witnessed, experienced, and rallied against the marginalization of women of all ages for the past several decades.
“Forty-five years ago, my generation was involved in the Women’s Movement -- in fact, we were the Women’s Movement.” A founding member of one of the first women’s therapy collectives, Janet Amalia Weinberg has witnessed, experienced, and rallied against the marginalization of women of all ages for the past several decades.
Can life begin at 40? Writer Brian Anderson delves into his enthusiasm at reaching this recent milestone, tracing his own evolution at multiple age checkpoints. For Anderson, 40 has become a touchstone of his growth, a culmination of the groundwork he has laid.
Can life begin at 40? Writer Brian Anderson delves into his enthusiasm at reaching this recent milestone, tracing his own evolution at multiple age checkpoints. For Anderson, 40 has become a touchstone of his growth, a culmination of the groundwork he has laid.
Filmmaker Ingrid Stobbe explains of today’s 29-year-old, “We have entered into an age that remains fluid and undefined because it is built on shifting landscapes.” Stobbe’s pithy examination begs the question: How does our culture treat ‘almost-thirty,’ of whom adulthood is expected but never fully defined?
Filmmaker Ingrid Stobbe explains of today’s 29-year-old, “We have entered into an age that remains fluid and undefined because it is built on shifting landscapes.” Stobbe’s pithy examination begs the question: How does our culture treat ‘almost-thirty,’ of whom adulthood is expected but never fully defined?
In Ruin is a process-based installation which involved the creation and destruction of a wall painting and the reformulation of the material into sculptural elements.
In Ruin is a process-based installation which involved the creation and destruction of a wall painting and the reformulation of the material into sculptural elements.
“The juxtaposition of the intimate and whimsical transforms Jim’s work into something raw, honest, and grotesque,” writes Marc Bradley Johnson of the late Jim Gelfand, an artist plagued by Parkinson’s Disease, whose ‘found’ artwork is a testament to his powers of appropriation and imagination.
“The juxtaposition of the intimate and whimsical transforms Jim’s work into something raw, honest, and grotesque,” writes Marc Bradley Johnson of the late Jim Gelfand, an artist plagued by Parkinson’s Disease, whose ‘found’ artwork is a testament to his powers of appropriation and imagination.
“The twenties are some of our most incredible years and also some of the hardest to enjoy,” says columnist Alyssa Siegel, sharing her experience in counseling a variety of twenty-something clients. In this insightful account, Siegel offers constructive observations and much-needed advice to the millennial generation.
“The twenties are some of our most incredible years and also some of the hardest to enjoy,” says columnist Alyssa Siegel, sharing her experience in counseling a variety of twenty-something clients. In this insightful account, Siegel offers constructive observations and much-needed advice to the millennial generation.
The act of ‘Grandparenthood’ carries with it a complex intermingling of family dynamics and social expectations. Pakistani writer ZauFishan Qureshi brilliantly encapsulates this ambiguous role into a set of universal archetypes, offering a response to the question: What makes for a cool grandparent?
The act of ‘Grandparenthood’ carries with it a complex intermingling of family dynamics and social expectations. Pakistani writer ZauFishan Qureshi brilliantly encapsulates this ambiguous role into a set of universal archetypes, offering a response to the question: What makes for a cool grandparent?
Photographer Joshua Kristal notes, "This body of work falls in line with my favorite way to work which is as a observer taking artful, anthropological glances into sub-culture." His "baby pageant" series is a nod to the "subtle violence" lurking within the sub-culture.
Photographer Joshua Kristal notes, "This body of work falls in line with my favorite way to work which is as a observer taking artful, anthropological glances into sub-culture." His "baby pageant" series is a nod to the "subtle violence" lurking within the sub-culture.
Matt Dobbs recounts how Sovatsky takes the reader on an intimate journey to the deepest realms of self-exploration, enlightening us through a vivid study of sexual pleasure as the matrix from which our strongest yearnings manifest.
Matt Dobbs recounts how Sovatsky takes the reader on an intimate journey to the deepest realms of self-exploration, enlightening us through a vivid study of sexual pleasure as the matrix from which our strongest yearnings manifest.
In the face of a loved one's illness, we must tread the murky waters of honoring wishes while accepting reality. Dancer and writer Joey Smith's immersive account of his family's matriarch reminds us not only to live in the moment, but to love the moment as well.
In the face of a loved one's illness, we must tread the murky waters of honoring wishes while accepting reality. Dancer and writer Joey Smith's immersive account of his family's matriarch reminds us not only to live in the moment, but to love the moment as well.

Books By Contributing Authors & Artists

Dex
by Sheri Lynn Fishbach
Your Brain on Sex
by Stanley Siegel
Still Going Strong
by Janet Amalia Weinberg
Focalizing Dynamic Links
by Michael Picucci and Barry Lipscomb
Art From Dreams
by Susan Levin
Bad Behavior
by Bill Hayward
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