Not only racism and sexism, but ageism keeps people from feeling welcome. Think about it. For generations, we have lived under the rule of patriarchy–the idea that women lose value and power as they age.
Research shows that the more positive your outlook about aging, the longer and healthier your life will be.
Let’s focus on the positive. If you’re searching for a way to connect with another woman in casual conversation, stick to complimenting them on their sweater or the recent project they launched. If all else fails, you can always talk about the weather.
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