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Beautiful old people

 

 

Let’s focus the effort to unfold a campaign to change people’s minds about ‘old is bad.’ We don't have to be ashamed about the inevitable fact that we are aging.


 



old wooden benchWabi-sabi

Wabi-sabi is the Japanese aesthetic that appreciates the beauty and inevitability of impermanence and imperfection.

It is an honest acceptance of the way things really are.

The beauty of a wooden bannister worn smooth by many hands.

dead but still beautiful treeGreatness lies in the minor and the hidden, in the subtle and evanescent, in the rough, flawed and muddy.

Wabi-sabi is a bittersweet poignancy, as we realize that all things crumble, including us and our universe.

old rusty car




IONS logoCourAGEus is partnering with the 
Institute Of Noetic Sciences (IONS)


Courageus is developing and delivering the next two online Conscious Aging
programs for the Institute Of Noetic Sciences (IONS). 

Conscious Aging From The Heart: Perceiving Possibilities March 7 and 9, 11:00 am PT

Conscious Aging Workshop 6 Thursdays beginning March 24, 11:00 am PT

Please go to noetic.org for more information.





Some CourAGEus Resources

Some things we can do to raise the level of the conscious aging ocean so that all the ships go up (always in formation) (always information, too).


Courage for Everyone

• we all age
• we can’t retrofit inclusion and diversity
• we are all part of TeamSapien

Elizabeth White, author of 55, Underemployed and Faking Normal
SageAdvocacy & Services for LGBT Elders
TH!RD ACT

Dismantle Ageism

  • say NO to discrimination based on age, both cultural ageism and internalized ageism
  • Ashton Applewhite, author of This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism
  • Old School—A clearinghouse of free and carefully vetted resources to educate people about ageism and help dismantle it—oldschool.info
  • RAM—radicalagemovement.org—dismantle ageism through political action

Age with Intention, Not Just Out of Habit

• health includes mind, body, spirit
• our consciousness impacts our realities
• be aware of the everyday choices we make

Courageus conducts Aging From The Heart Workshops as well as educational seminars on aging and ageism.

 

 
 


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