July 22, 2017

Most of us look at our lives in terms of physical development.  We learn to walk and talk as children, and continue to gain physical ability through adolescence and young adulthood.  Then begins a slow physical decline.  

Are we done?

No! It's not the end; it's the BEGIN...

July 15, 2017

Three Benefits of Midlife

What words come to mind when you think of Midlife?  Most people I’ve spoken with associate midlife with loss of youth and the stress of achieving a home/worklife balance.   We’ve all heard phrases like “Midlife Crisis” and “Over the Hill.” Tele...

June 20, 2017

What makes a good mentor? 

As founder of The Mentor Project, I’ve spoken with nearly 100 mentors, from informal mentors such as grandparents, artists, athletes, and step-parents to formal mentors like judges, physicians, military leaders, and techies. With the diversit...

March 20, 2017

We all know having a mentor is a benefit.  But, most of us don't know there are clear benefits to being a mentor.  Whether at work, grandparenting, in education, and in life, mentors change lives: theirs and others.  Here are the top 5 benefits of mentoring:

1. Old...

March 13, 2017

It was a privilege and pleasure to speak about Passion for Life and Mentorship at the 92nd Street Y on March 6, 2017. 

January 9, 2017

It's National Mentoring Month!  Do you remember your first mentor?  

Stop and think...who was the first person to guide and teach you, who made an impact on your life?  We'd love you to share your mentor memory.  In the meantime, here's mine.

My first mentor wa...

June 1, 2016

We all have the opportunity to fill our years with meaning, value, productivity, and fulfillment.  But, it doesn't just happen.  We need to exercise our emotions the same way we need to exercise our bodies.  

I'll show you how!

Did you know that those who "give...

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Deborah Heiser, PhD

Deborah Heiser, PhD holds a degree in Applied Developmental Psychology with a specialty in redefining what being older looks and feels like.  She has a 20 year track record of award winning research, presentations and consulting.