Episode 389: Is It Possible Your Assumptions Are Total Fiction? with Ann Richardson

aging inspiration Jan 25, 2024

EP389: Today’s guest is the inspiring Ann Richardson. At 81 years young, Ann defies age stereotypes and continues to pursue her passion for writing, particularly focusing on the joys and experiences of being an older woman.

In her latest book, "The Granny Who Stands on Her Head: Reflections on Growing Older," Ann shares her perspective on aging, celebrating the unique aspects of later life. As a seasoned writer with a background in addressing health and social care issues, Ann has transitioned to crafting narrative books that allow individuals to express their inner thoughts, experiences, and emotions in their own words.

In this episode, we talk about:

  • How true love led her to leave America and build a life in England.
  • Her passion for writing and her evolution to creating books and blogging on topics covering a diverse range of subjects.
  • Recent assumptions she’s made and how off-base they were to reality. 
  • The life lessons she’s learned and why she looks forward to the future.

During our conversation, Ann delves into her journey as an American who has called London home for over 50 years, sharing the joys and challenges of navigating life in a different culture. She shares her perspective on many things including the importance of staying true to yourself, being who you are and not trying to be someone you’re not, having a supportive partner, and why confidence is key to happiness..

Ann is a true testament to the fact that age is no barrier to creativity, growth, and finding joy in the journey. Stay tuned for an enriching conversation that may just spark a new perspective on your own second half!

Other ways to find and connect with Ann are:

Website: https://annrichardson.co.uk/ 
Books: https://annrichardson.co.uk/my-books/ 
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CelebrateGran/ 
Twitter: https://twitter.com/CelebratingGran 

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