Longevity, opportunity and living life to its fullest. Those are some of the themes you’ll find in the following five TED Talks. Enjoy.
“How to live passionately — no matter your age” — Author Isabel Allende, 71, gives a candid talk about her fears as she gets older and how she plans to keep on living passionately.
“Life’s third act” — Jane Fonda, who has had multiple careers as an actor, activist and fitness guru, talks about the extra 30 years that have been added to the average life expectancy, and how we can think about this phase of our lives.
“How to live to be 100+” — National Geographic writer and explorer Dan Buettner shares nine common diet and lifestyle habits found among certain communities whose elders live long past the rest of us.
“How to make work-life balance work” — Author and marketer Nigel Marsh lays out an ideal day balanced between family time, personal time and productivity — and offers some stirring encouragement to make it happen.
“Older people are happier” — Psychologist Laura Carstensen shows research that demonstrates people become happier, more content and more positive about the world as they get older.