LIVE in THE SPOTLIGHT
- How to practice: exploring strategies and tactics in an aging body through book reviews, interviews, personal anecdotes, with the goal of staying happy, healthy and focused.
- Attitude: what it is a good attitude, how does helps us to learn and persevere, which daily tactics help us to acquire or keep a good one, what to do if yours needs a tune up?
- Metacognition: what it is, what it can teach us about learning, resources for study, conferences, and in practice.
- Intrinsic motivation: what it is, how it helps us to learn and persevere as we age, how to help those we mentor with theirs.
A couple of my friends of retirement age are still playing up a storm. And in the game. Why?
They both responded similarly, "what and sit around all day waiting to die?" I agree, let the grime reaper catch us on the bandstand, or packing up.
That being said, being prepared just in case is a good idea.
Goal setting is a great first step. Congruency is another.
Goals have to take into account your present reality. Reality cannot be ignored. Consider the following.
Sometimes some preparation is the first step on goal achievement.
David Story: Professional pianist, drummer, composer, and educator. Well into his 4th enthusiastic musical decade, David works with adults pursuing musical dreams in the autumn of life, while he maintains an active presence in the Toronto arts scene.