Ageless Soul: Living a Full Life with Joy and Purpose by Thomas Moore

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Ageless Soul: Living a Full Life with Joy and Purpose Read Online Free - Thomas Moore is the renowned author of Care of the Soul, the classic #1 New York Times bestseller. In Ageless Soul, Moore reveals a fresh, optimistic, and rewarding path toward aging, one that need not be feared, but rather embraced and cherished. In Moore’s view, aging is the process by which one becomes a more distinctive, complex, fulfilled, loving, and connected person.
Using examples from his practice as a psychotherapist and teacher who lectures widely on the soul of medicine and spirituality, Moore argues for a new vision of aging: as a dramatic series of initiations, rather than a diminishing experience, one that each of us has the tools―experience, maturity, fulfillment―to live out. Subjects include:
*Why melancholy is a natural part of aging, and how to accept it, rather than confuse it with depression
*The vital role of the elder and mentor in the lives of younger people
*The many paths of spiritual growth and learning that open later in life
*Sex and sensuality
*Building new communities and leaving a legacy
Ageless Soul will teach readers how to embrace the richness of experience and how to take life on, accept invitations to new vitality, and feel fulfilled as they get older.

Title : Ageless Soul: Living a Full Life with Joy and Purpose
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ISBN : 1250135818
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 304 pages


Marjorie rated it ★★★★☆

September 24, 2017

Thomas Moore has written a very compassionate and optimistic book on aging and how to do it well. He points out that it’s not just our bodies that age but also our soul. And while our bodies may have its limits when it gets older, our soul knows no limits and can mature and improve throughout our...

Deb (Readerbuzz) rated it ★★☆☆☆

September 04, 2017

Is it because I'm old myself that I already knew everything Moore shares in this book? I don't know, but I was deeply disappointed. I can sum up the entire book in one sentence: Aging is inevitable and it will cause you to confront physical debilitation, illness, loss of work, and death. I, sadly...

Robyn rated it ★★★★★

August 12, 2017

Ageless Soul by Thomas Moore Release date is October the 10th 2017. First and foremost thank you to the author, Thomas Moore, St. Martin's Press and Goodreads for the advanced readers copy. Aging is a tough subject for me. I was so happy to receive this book. Aging is tough on those of us who do n...

Roxanne rated it ★★★★★

August 09, 2017

I won this from Goodreads. This is an excellent book about aging which I am doing and not doing very well. I remember when I looking forward to turning 21. Then all of a sudden I was 30 and then 40 and then 50 I was still going strong and not worrying a whole lot about age. At age 56 I fell and g...

Aimee rated it ★★★★★

August 16, 2017

A beautiful book about aging, the author talks about many aspects of aging inculding health, anger, sex, finding purpose after retirement, and several more. I have read several of Thomas Moore's book and I have enjoyed and learned a lot from them. This one is filled with ideas on how to age well....

Nancy rated it ★★★★☆

December 15, 2017

I think I own every book Thomas Moore has written. His series on the soul is wonderful and deepens your level of thinking about who you are as a human being. Getting older has its challenges but can be a wonderful time in your life according to Moore and I'll be thinking more about this reading a...

Tamara rated it ★★★★☆

August 23, 2017

I won this book from Goodreads just in time for my birthday. The author presents a deep and hopeful view of aging as a positive process, one that can happen at any time in life. If one embraces it, aging can bring renewed vitality and wisdom. The author also writes about how to remain young in yo...

Anne rated it ★★★★★

October 13, 2017

I was gifted this book through the giveaway program at Goodreads! We need to embrace the experience of growing older instead of dreading it. Mr. Moore has written a beautiful book that can be referred to again and again throughout our lives

Elaine rated it ★★★★★

August 26, 2017

Great positive inspirational read on aging. I have been recommending this book to my family, friends and coworkers. Thanks for an upbeat read.

Beverly rated it ★★★★★

October 10, 2017

I won a copy of "Ageless Soul" on Goodreads First Reads. I loved this book and plan to reread it many times. It is filled with wisdom. I highly recommend this book.

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