To my astonishment I discovered over 10 million links on this topic! It seems that our perception is not just down to getting older.
The relevance of this for writers is to realise that the time is now for you to be who you truly are and write the book(s) you are here to write.
Many authors who are writing books with the intention of making a positive difference in the world are also conscious of the fact that 2012 is a year of great significance. In the Mayan calendar, 21 December 2012 is predicted to be the end of time as we know it.
Contrary to those who are spreading fear around this supposedly apocalyptic moment, I see this as a threshold of great opportunity for a whole new way of conscious and creative being in the world.