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Disrupt Aging: A Bold New Path to Living Your Best Life at Every Age by Jo Ann Jenkins

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CHAPTER 3

Design Your Life

The only worthy goal is to make a meaningful life out of an ordinary one.

PETER DRUCKER

When we’re kids the question almost every adult asks us at some point is, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” Typically we answer with something like a doctor, a lawyer, a teacher, a fireman, or a ballerina. Once, when I asked a friend’s granddaughter what she wanted to be when she grows up, she said, “I want to be famous.” When I reflect back on what I wanted to be when I grew up, I think I had on my list a news anchor, but my father thought for sure I’d be a seamstress; he wasn’t particularly fond of the fact that I might ...

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