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Wall Street Journal picks Ageless Soul as one of the best books of 2017 about healthy aging.

Book EVENTS with Thomas Moore
  • Thomas Moore:
    Thursday 15 February
    2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
    WEBINAR
    Ageless Soul
    National Institute of Senior Centers

Interviews

1 January 2018

Read "The bestselling author is ringing in the new year with his latest book, Ageless Soul" by Kevin O'Connor, correspondent for the Brattleboro Reformer in Vermont. O'Connor writes of Moore's event at Manchester's Northshire Bookstore for his new book, Ageless Soul: The Lifelong Journey Toward Meaning and Joy.

5 December 2017
Listen to Greg Voisen interview Thomas Moore on his 40 minute podcast for Inside Personal Growth. Moore talks about Emerson's ideas of transformation, anger, melancholy, a love for learning, and sex. He concludes with the need to resist some current cultural values that move us away from living a soulful life.

Kathleen Hirsch shares her conversation with Thomas Moore, recently published in the journal Anchor. Hirsch met with Moore for breakfast in Cambridge, Massachusetts before publication of Ageless Soul. Moore says:

In the monastery, I learned that ‘to work is to pray.’ What you do is prayer. That got through to me. I’ve always viewed my individual work as drawing out a person’s inner excellence. This was what the Greeks meant when they used the word, ‘therapy,’ which they did quite a bit. Plotinus added the element of beauty. These are my sources. And my writing is my personal daily spiritual practice. As soon as I wake in the morning, I go to my desk.

19 November 2017
Alan Hutner with Transitions Radio Media (TRM) interviews Moore in a five-part podcast that is available for download. Each segment is approximately 11 minutes. The interview is Thomas Moore Complete Interview: Ageless Soul: The Lifelong Journey....

21 November 2017
In Ireland, TV3 prints Liz Connor's discussion of Moore's book, published by Simon & Schuster in the U.K.:
"Dread growing old? Here's how to age happily and see getting older...

Krysta Gibson
Keeping It Real
"Aging versus Getting Old"
Video podcast: 23 minutes

1 Nov. 2017

Jim Walsh, Southwest Journal ,Happy All Souls Day from Soul Man no. 1

"...  the just-published Ageless Soul may be Moore’s most crucial work to date and a must-read for contemplatives of all ages."

12 Oct 2017

John Donahue, The Rountable on WAMC Northeast Public Radio interviews Thomas Moore about Ageless Soul.

Approximately 8.5 min. 

Posted 6 Oct 2017

Connie Bowman Podcast Interview about Ageless Soul approximately 42 min

5 Oct. 2017
Fire it Up with CJ
Podcast interview approximately 1 hr 11 min

13 Sept. 2017

Excerpts
Amazon.com Look inside! Introduction and Chapter One
The Value of religion for elders, offered by Spirituality and Practice
SoundCloud 6 minute audio excerpt

"How to age joyfully: Dreading getting old?
Remarkable book by former monk turned psychotherapist
reveals how to make those 'difficult' years the most happy,
enriching (and sexually fulfilling) of your life"
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-5025487/How-age-joyfully-...
27 Oct. 2017

Articles
"Aging is a deep initiation" by Thomas Moore, Soul and Spirit, Patheos blog

Personal Reflections about writing Ageless Soul by Thomas Moore for Kripalu Center

Reviews

24 January 2018 

Author and writer Bev Scott answers "Am I an Elder?" based on Moore's description in Ageless Soul as she recounts her recent trip to Vietnam and Cambodia with her daughter and grandson. 

15 January 2018

Smart Strategies for Successful Living:

Ruth Ray Karpen, a researcher, writer and retired English professor, who has published books and articles on aging and old age, life story writing, and retirement, reviews Thomas Moore's new book, Ageless Soul"The Soul of Retirement".

Ottawa-based  Aging Horizons Bulletin posts its review under the question "What is Soulful Aging?"
in the January/ February 2018 issue.

"This courageous book celebrates maturity, 
holding out to the end a promise of fullness of life."

Tom Rapsas responds to Ageless Soul in his blog with Patheos:
13 November 2017 "Are you just growing old — or are you aging with purpose?"
17 November 2017 "The 10 Keys to Happier Aging

For U.K. readers, Ashley Clarke writes "How to Grow Old Gracefully" in Mr Porter's The Daily

"Ageless Soul is not a handbook on how best to prevent wrinkles (you’ll have to peruse MR PORTER’s grooming section for that), but instead a guide on how best to get comfortable in the skin you’re stuck with."
He briefly shares some of Thomas Moore's advice in Ageless Soul under three headings:
o.1 Feel the Sting
0.2 Don't Lie
0.3 Actively Participate

Ageless Soul review by Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
Added 13 Oct 2017
Ageless Soul reviews on Goodreads.com

Ageless Soul by Thomas Moore Book Trailer

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