She reveals how her own life review enabled her to let go of old patterns, to see what means the most to her, and then to cultivate new goals and dreams, to make the most of the mature years.For there has been a longevity revolution, and the average human life expectancy has jumped by years.In Prime Time, she offers a vision for successful living and maturing, A to Z.
Covering the 11 key ingredients for vital living, Fonda invites you to consider with her how to live a more insightful, healthy, and fully integrated life, a life lived more profoundly in touch with ourselves, our bodies, minds, and spirits, and with our talents, friends, and communities.
In her research, Fonda discovered two metaphors, the arch and the staircase, that became for her two visions of life.
In her #1 New York Times bestselling memoir, My Life So Far, Jane Fonda focused on the first half of her extraordinary life—what she called Acts I and II—with an eye toward preparing for a vibrant Act III.
Now we have a thoughtfully articulated memoir and guide for how to make all of your life, and especially Act III, Prime Time.
She shows how to see your life the staircase way, as one of continual ascent.
She explains how she came to understand the earlier decades of her life by performing a life review, and she shows how you can do a life review too.
I think it's a good read for anyone because it gives you perspective for wherever you are at in your life.
It's also a bit catered toward women, so there were definitely some parts I chose to skip over..
Like Andrew Weil, MD does, Jane Fonda recommends learning new languages as we get older to keep mentally sharp. Picking and choosing her information on these subjects skews the advice to what she feels works for her. I think it's a good read for anyone because it gives you perspective for wherever you are at in your life.
Which is not a bad criterion, but she talks as if her advice is scientific fact and applies to everyone. Jane's anecdotes about people who are doing good things or having good attitudes are kind of nice, until you notice that they are all at least upper middle class and incredibly dynamic, charismatic people. It's also a bit catered toward women, so there were definitely some parts I chose to skip over..
I'm only 47 ye Jane Fonda's Prime Time is a good introduction to the topic of living healthy and wealthy and wise in our Third Act.