Further Reading

These are some of the books which have impressed or influenced me most in my thinking about the Positive Ageing approach. There are many other good books around – it is just that these touched a chord in me.

The Warmth of the Heart prevents your Body from Rusting: Ageing without growing old.  Marie de Hennezel, 2008, Rodale

Ageism: Stereotyping and Prejudice against Older Persons.  
Edited by Todd Nelson, 2004

This Chair Rocks: A manifesto against ageism.  
Ashton Applewhite

Learned Optimism: How to change our mind and your life.  
Martin Seligman, 1990

Authentic Happiness: Using the new positive psychology to realise your potential for lasting fulfilment.  
Martin Seligman, 2003

How to Age.  
Anne Karpf, 2014

NLP Workbook: A practical guide to achieving the results you want.  
Joseph O’Connor, 2000

Life with full attention: A practical course in mindfulness.
Maitreyabandhu, 2009

Mindfulness: a practical guide to finding peace in a frantic world.  
Mark Williams & Danny Penman, 2011

Aging Well.  
George Vaillant, 2002

The Longevity Project: Surprising discoveries for health and long life from the landmark eight decade study.  
Howard Friedman & Leslie Martin, 2011

Mindfulness Based Elder Care: a CAM Model for frail elders and their caregivers.
Lucia McBee, 2008

Counter Clockwise: Mindful health and the power of possibility.
Ellen Langer, 2009

CURE: a journey into the science of mind over body.  
Jo Marchant, 2016

Prime Time: Making the most of all of your time.  
Jane Fonda, 2011

Blue Zones: Lessons for living longer from the people who’ve lived the longest.  
Dan Buettner, 2010

Subjective Aging: New developments and future directions.
Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Volume 35, 2015

Buddhism without Beliefs: A contemporary guide to awakening.  
Stephen Batchelor, 1997

The Science of Meditation: How to change your brain, mind and body.  
Daniel Golman & Richard Davidson, 2017


Thoughts of Marcus Aurelius
Marcus Aurelius, Emperor of Rome