According to the AARP, 51 percent of people over 75 live alone. Twenty-six percent face an increased risk of death due to
New York City moves fast and aspirations soar higher than skyscrapers. The philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre described it as a place for people who can focus to infinity and whenever he stopped walking quickly, he felt anxious.
Speaking at the first ever Tech Meetup at the White House and speaking from the same podium President Obama stands behind wasn't on my bucket list, but now I can add it and check it off.
When I attend social functions, people focus on my disability. No matter how hard I try to discuss the news or the hottest restaurant, people always revert back to my lack of sight. And at gay parties, people tend to ask more intimate questions.
Traveling alone may seem daunting, but its appeal is undeniable. Suddenly your schedule is just that -- yours. But with such freedom also comes great responsibility.
One tip is to be the go-to person on a particular topic. Is there an aspect to your meetup's topic that you are great at
Solo travel is one of the most transformative experiences we can plan in life. It leads us to new truths, helps form a resilient sense of self and can be wildly fulfilling.
Maybe its those adorable accents, the vibrant multicultural and metropolitan feel of the city or the lush greenery. Whatever it is, I have fallen in love with London.
Not in New York or LA for "The Moment I Knew Meetup" we're hosting on Tuesday, April 5th? You can still actively participate
Tony Sam, winner of the Chicago Comedy Awards for Most Innovative Comedian, Editor-in-chief of humor news site HAHAJK.com