Aging Our Way

Lessons for living, from age 85 and beyond

What Constitutes a Meaningful Life? Part Two

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What does it mean to live a meaningful life?


Here are responses from students enrolled in my “Sociology of the Life Course.”

Cultivate a sense of purpose


Be yourself


Pursue strong connections


Experience love


Don’t regret, just learn


Approach everything as a learning experience


Take care of yourself and others


Surround yourself with people you love


Stay true to yourself


Live in the moment


Make a positive impact


Pay it forward


Do what you enjoy


Bring good to the world


Honor nature


Belong

 

Copyright Meika Loe

Meika Loe is Associate Professor of Sociology and Women's Studies at Colgate University. She is the author of Aging Our Way: Lessons for Living from 85 and Beyond.

 

Meika Loe, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Sociology and Women's Studies at Colgate University.

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