8/29/2016 – Does Purpose Only Benefit the Young?

In what ways do the “retirement” years provide new opportunities for creative, purposeful activity?

In recent years, scholars have been finding that positive, focused intentions can make all the difference for people in terms of activity, success and life fulfillment. For example, Stanford University psychologist Bill Damon has demonstrated various ways that youth can be encouraged to explore positive purpose in their lives and the effects it has on early life: better relationships, better health and better academic achievement.

But is a focus on exploring positive purpose beneficial only for the young?

Read the full article at Next Avenue.