How to Start Over at 60.
If you’re turning 60 this year, I can relate. I experienced my 60th turn last Halloween. As I wrote about the process of turning 60 in this post dated around my birthday, this is a venerable age as we’ve gotten five auspicious rotations of the Zodiac.
I’d say the toughest challenge for many at this age is the process of feeling invisible or irrelevant. It’s also a time when we grow tired of wearing our collection of identities and just want to jump in the pond naked.
This in-depth Slate transcript captures a handful of middlescents on the precipice of 60, realizing that it’s a perfect age to start over in both figurative and literal ways.