My sweet friend Tony Zurowski was kind enough to bring this artlice to my attention. (Thanks Tony!) Thought you all would enjoy checking it out too.
I can’t tell you how many times a middle-aged (or older) professional has come to me in fear that they are losing it. Why can’t I remember names? Why does my mind go blank. As I always say, your challenge is not with your memory. The information is in there (somewhere) we just need to give you the strategies that help you pull it out when you need it most!
Well this article (book) is backing me up on that. And its got some other great nuggets too!
On problem solving/recognizing patterns:
“And if you’re middle-aged and have figured out all of them, you can be proud — your brain is humming along just fine. Indeed, despite long-held beliefs to the contrary, there’s mounting evidence that at middle age we may be smarter than we were in our twenties. How can that be?
How can we possibly be smarter and be putting the bananas in the laundry basket?” Keep Reading!