Audience: Olders to Elders - SoloAgers - Empty Nesters - Continuing Educators - Professionals
- Retired Creators - Grandparents - Intergenerational Contributors - and YOU!

Experience Your Extraordinary Older to Elder Path with
Confidence and

Experience Your Extraordinary Older to Elder Path with
Confidence and

In writing this Open Letter, the bullet points I used are:

I guide SoloAging Olders in Midlife to transition to Elders in their Next Fifty

Who are dealing with life issues like

  • Loneliness and isolation
  • Lack of support
  • Loss of purpose
  • Lessening control of the quality of experiences
  • Misinformation about aging 
  • to sustain personal well-being for self and collective well-living with others
  • to craft a legacy project aligned with interests and values
  • to leverage experiences for intergenerational collaboration
  • to share wisdom through reciprocal mentoring
  • to walk with nature as a self-care companion
  1. All with confidence, clarity, and commitment
  2. Without wasting time, effort, and money
  3. With felt safety using safe systems and safer practices

Dear SoloAging Midlife Olders,

As I pen these words, I'm reaching out to you with a heart full of understanding, empathy, and a burning desire to illuminate the path that lies ahead.

I understand the myriad challenges that come with navigating the intricate maze of SoloAging. The feelings of loneliness, the yearning for purpose, and the struggle to find genuine support can often overshadow the beauty and potential that this transformative phase holds.

This had been my experience, until I decided to rescript my approach to living legacy life that I ask to share with you so we can co-create new meanings and outcomes in being FOR the World, WITH the Planet, and FROM the Whole.


I Guide You Towards Transformation

Firstly, know that you're not alone on this journey. I am here to guide you, to help you transition from being a SoloAging Older in Midlife to embracing the role of empowered Elder in your Next Fifty.

This transition is about adding life to your years, about redefining what it means to age gracefully and vibrantly, clear of your purpose and vision.

Addressing Life's Challenges

I am acutely aware of the challenges that many SoloAging Olders face. Feelings of loneliness and isolation can be overwhelming, and the lack of support can make this journey seem daunting.

Additionally, the loss of purpose, diminishing control over life's experiences, and the pervasive misinformation about aging can cloud your vision and dampen your spirit.

But remember, these challenges do not define you. Together, we will navigate through these obstacles, transforming them into opportunities for growth, connection, and empowerment.

Sustaining Personal Well-being and Collective Well-living

One of our primary objectives will be to focus on sustaining personal well-being while fostering collective well-living with others.

By prioritizing self-care, nurturing meaningful relationships, and fostering a sense of community, we can create a harmonious balance that enriches our lives and the lives of those around us.

Crafting Your Legacy Project

One of the most empowering aspects of embracing your role as an Elder is the opportunity to craft a legacy project that resonates deeply with your interests and values. This is your chance to leave an indelible mark for the world, to create something meaningful, impactful, and enduring.

Whether it's initiating nature-aware projects, leveraging your experiences for intergenerational collaboration, or sharing your wisdom through reciprocal mentoring, your legacy project will be a testament to your life's journey expressing your aspirations.

Embracing Nature as a Companion

As you embark on this transformative journey, remember to walk with nature. Nature is not just a backdrop to our lives; it's a companion, a source of solace, inspiration, and rejuvenation.

By engaging with nature, you will discover a profound sense of connection, purpose, and well-being. Let nature guide you, inspire you, and rejuvenate you as you navigate the joys and challenges of SoloAging as an Elder.

In addition, let’s explore ways to resource support nature-aware projects locally and globally whether as your legacy project and/or as an expression of walking with nature.

Navigating with Confidence, Clarity, and Commitment

I encourage you to embrace this next chapter of your life with confidence, clarity, and commitment. Trust in your journey, in your experiences, and in your wisdom.

Believe in your ability to make a difference, to create a legacy that transcends generations, and to inspire others through your actions, words, and deeds.

Ensuring Felt Safety

Above all, I am committed to ensuring your felt safety throughout this journey. By implementing safe systems and practicing safer practices, we can navigate this transformative phase with confidence, security, and peace of mind.

Your well-being is my utmost priority, and I will do everything in my power to support you every step of the way.

Moving Forward

I invite you to embark on this transformative journey with me. Let us navigate the intricacies of SoloAging together, crafting a legacy that resonates with purpose, passion, and authenticity.

Together, we will address life challenges, embrace nature as a companion, and create a legacy that embodies our values, aspirations, and dreams.

Remember, this journey is about remaining relevant as we leverage experiences, share the lessons and memories we create along the way as a mentor, develop and deliver legacy projects whatever the size, duration, and recipients.

Let us embrace our Next Fifty with open hearts, minds, and spirits, forging a path filled with purpose and possibility accompanied by nature. 

With wellth-felt consideration,


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Legacy Mastery

Personal Reflection:

In a world often characterized by laborious planning, the ignorance of key project elements, and unclear project framing, through the Legacy Mastery Program (Course and Mentoring) you become the master of your legacy and legacy project. 

  • You do not need project management experience - you have some of it, we can fill in the blanks!
  • You do not need marketing experience - yet you experience it everyday!
  • You do not need considerable financial resources - could be helpful.
    Yet, most projects are about time and effort!

What you require–is being ready, able, and willing

  • to clarify your legacy project pathway with confidence and commitment 
  • to connect and complete a “section//element of your selected project (beta test)” 
  • to confirm a green light to move forward with the whole project
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Along the journey as you weave your tapestry, paint your canvas, write in your journal understanding StoryScope and Legacy are important concepts and practices.

Understanding the StoryScope

Our lives are stories waiting to be told, narratives that unfold with each passing day.

The metaphor of "StoryScope" invites us to view this narrative through different lenses. Just as telescopes reveal the vastness of the universe, microscopes uncover the intricacies of the microscopic world, stethoscopes listen to our vital sounds of living, our StoryScope allows us to explore and find the full spectrum of our daily existence.

Our daily lives resemble a kaleidoscope, with each decision, action, and interaction contributing to the ever-shifting, meaningful pattern.

As SoloAgers and seasoned professionals, you have a unique perspective on life's twists and turns. Your legacy is not only a reflection of your past-present but a blueprint for the future-present.

Legacy: The Useful Whats

Legacy is often associated with material wealth, but it extends far beyond possessions. Legacy comprises the "useful whats" we leave behind, including our time, effort, and money. These elements are the building blocks and seedbeds of our legacy, and how we allocate, plant them shapes the stories we share.

For Agers, especially SoloAgers (and Olders to Elders), who have accumulated a wealth-wellth of experiences and knowledge, legacy is about passing on wisdom and lessons. Your is about preserving your story as it is about empowering others to write their chapters more skillfully. As professionals and educators, your legacy resides in the work you shared, the values you instilled, and the innovations you sparked.

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Dr. Stephen Hobbs

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