We Can Do Hard Things with Glennon Doyle

81. Pro-Aging: Why the Best is Yet to Come with Ashton Applewhite.

81. Pro-Aging: Why the Best is Yet to Come with Ashton Applewhite.

We Can Do Hard Things with Glennon Doyle - March 24, 2022 - 1:04:12

1. Why we’ve been sold a lie–and the truth that we actually get happier the older we get!2. The two most important–and shocking–predictors of aging well.3. Busting the most prevalent misconceptions and about getting older.4. How believing the myths about aging literally harms our health and makes us more vulnerable to the fears we hold about aging.5. Glennon paints a mental picture of her older self–and encourages the Pod Squad to do the same.About Ashton: The author of This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism, Ashton Applewhite is a leading spokesperson for the emerging movement to raise awareness of ageism and to dismantle it. A co-founder of the Old School Anti-Ageism Clearinghouse, she has been recognized by the New York Times, the New Yorker, National Public Radio, and the American Society on Aging as an expert on ageism. Ashton has written for Harper’s, the Guardian, and the New York Times, blogs at This Chair Rocks, and is the voice of Yo, Is This Ageist? She speaks widely at venues that have ranged from colleges and symposia to the TED mainstage and the United Nations. In 2022 she appeared on HelpAgeUSA’s inaugural 60 Over 60 List and on Fe:maleOneZero’s first international edition of 40 over 40 – The World’s Most Inspiring Women.Twitter: @thischairrocksInstagram: @thischairrocks

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I’m Glennon Doyle, author of Untamed, the book that was released at the very start of the pandemic and became a lifeline for millions. I watched in awe from my home while this simple phrase from Untamed – WE CAN DO HARD THINGS – the mantra that saved my life twenty years ago, became a worldwide rally cry.Life is freaking hard. We are all doing hard things every day – we love and lose; we forge and end friendships; battle addiction, illness, and loneliness; care for children and parents; struggle in our jobs, our marriages, our divorces; we try to set and hold boundaries – and we fight for equality, purpose, joy, and peace right in the midst of all the hard.On We Can Do Hard Things, my wife Abby Wambach, my sister Amanda Doyle, and I do the only thing that has ever made life easier: We talk honestly about the hard. We laugh and cry and help each other carry the hard so we can all live a little bit lighter and braver, free-er, less alone.