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Publisher's Summary

Thomas Moore is the renowned author of Care of the Soul, the classic number one New York Times best seller.

In Ageless Soul, Moore offers to listeners 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 listeners 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.

©2017 Thomas Moore (P)2017 Macmillan Audio

Critic Reviews

"Moore's message is resonant...he calls on readers to discover, realize and act on their untapped resources for creativity, expression, building community and forging a meaningful legacy for future generations." ( The Wall Street Journal)

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  • Barbara
  • TOPANGA, CA, United States
  • 08-11-18

I’m a grandma

This book was, for me, a waste of time. The author just wrote stories of his life. In no way did this offer any guidance, insight, new ideas or even a tidbit of anything helpful in my own life..... it’s always interesting to hear people’s stories, but rather boring.... possibly because my own life has been more exciting. Perhaps young people learn something from the stories from an old, melancholic man.