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Dr. Karma K. Doctor of Philosophy

Specialty: Clinical Psychology
Boston, Massachusetts
Are you a baby boomer or older who wants to create a meaningful life after you leave your mid-years' occupation? I help active, motivated people do just that. I'm a certified life and career coach specializing in the over-50 generation transitioning into what used to be called... Full Bio
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Better Brain Because of Aging, Not Despite It by Dr. Karma K. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Gene Cohen, MD, MPH, the multi-talented geriatric researcher, participated in the Positive Aging Conference I attended in Florida. Here's some take-aways from his talks: ... Read on »
Create Brain Resources to Protect From Losing It by Dr. Karma K. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Do you (or your parents) worry about losing your marbles when you grow older? Do you have a family history of Alzheimer's? Or, are there old people in your family who ar ... Read on »
How to Nourish the Brain to Keep it Young by Dr. Karma K. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Brain games keep the mature brain agile and supple; a new article in the Washington Post points to some other ways to keep supplying nutrients to the brain. In "Keep ... Read on »
Blogging Your Heart Away for Mind Fitness and Making New Friends by Dr. Karma K. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Have you always thought you had a lot to say? Do you have a book lurking within you? Do you want to leave a legacy to your grandchildren of the memories, ideas, and insp ... Read on »
How to Retain Your Job as You Shift Gears by Dr. Karma K. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Almost one-half of 150 senior executives in 1000 major American companies state that the most significant event for corporations in the next decade will be Baby Boomers' ... Read on »
Plan Your Retirement with a Life Planning Professional by Dr. Karma K. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Lily Tomlin said: "All my life, I wanted to be somebody. Now I see I should have been more specific." Meg Newhouse, life planning consultant, began the article, "Some Ch ... Read on »
Still In Love, Despite Being Married Long by Dr. Karma K. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Have you and your honey been together for decades and still feel that rush of pleasure when you see each other at the end of the day... or when you open your eyes in the ... Read on »
Purpose of "Purpose" in Finding Meaning in Later Life by Dr. Karma K. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Purpose is our reason for being. We all have a sense within us about our life's calling. Most of us don't look for it, listen to it, or act on it . Once we discover our ... Read on »
Take Your Grandchild or Young Friend on Your Next Travel Adventure by Dr. Karma K. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Do you enjoy hiking, biking, horseback riding in exotic parts of the world? Or getting to know how people live in Vietnam, in Tazakstan, in Argentina? Take your grandchild or ... Read on »
Learning Adventures with Like-Minded People by Dr. Karma K. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Do you relish the opportunity to learn about the lives and history of people all over the world from local experts? Do you like to have time to investigate the area on y ... Read on »
Review of Arrien's The 2nd Half of Life by Dr. Karma K. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Angeles Arrien, cultural anthropologist,educator and consultant has given us a book filled with the spiritual wisdom of many cultures. In The Second Half of Life: Opening th ... Read on »
Create Brain Resources to Protect From Losing It by Dr. Karma K. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Do you (or your parents) worry about losing your marbles when you grow older? Do you have a family history of Alzheimer's? Or, are there old people in your family who ar ... Read on »
Dying Well by Living Well: an Inspirational Video by Dr. Karma K. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Don't be put off by the title: this video has messages for living at any age. It also calls us to consider what legacy we are leaving for our progeny. Oprah invited R ... Read on »
Retire Retirement by Dr. Karma K. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Postponing retirement by 5 years will increase your eventual retirement income by 56%. And it'll add a trillion $$ per year to the US Social Security fund, wiping out th ... Read on »
What gives your life meaning? by Dr. Karma K. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health What gives your life meaning? It's a question we're apt to challenge ourselves with following a crisis or a life-altering event...or as we age. Rachel Remen, pioneering h ... Read on »
Employers Need to Innovate to Retain Seasoned Employees by Dr. Karma K. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Do you want to continue to work for income past "retirement" age? Are you prepared to entirely relinquish the joys (and frustrations) of your workplace even if you belie ... Read on »
Getting Out of Your Retirement Rut With Coaching by Dr. Karma K. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Have you recently retired and find yourself at loose ends or too tightly scheduled but not doing things that you find meaningful? Or, perhaps you've encountered a setback you ... Read on »
For Women Only: Who Wants Commitment? by Dr. Karma K. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health The Wall Street Journal's special section: a Guide to Retirement Planning & Living, includes a humorous essay for women who'd like to date men, but don't necessarily wan ... Read on »
Re-Purposing Your Skills and Passions When You Retire by Dr. Karma K. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health The Wall Street Journal's monthly Encore section features profiles of people who've found challenging pursuits after they've left their mid-life employment. Some of the ... Read on »
How's Your Retirement Hogwash Detector? by Dr. Karma K. Doctor of Philosophy Posted in: Blog Posts in Aging & Senior Health Are you apt to buy into the lifestyle vision that marketers so keenly advertise...despite the fact that it doesn't correspond to your values? What's your ideal retiremen ... Read on »