"There is no better time than right now." You may have heard this more than once regarding something you've been thinking about starting. In some ways it is true. In an extremely important way, however, it is very inaccurate. It was late in life that I finally embraced many passions that had not been pursued … Continue reading Persistence
I'm old enough to remember a time when there were common goals and a much larger intersection of interest between those that identified with having conservative or liberal views. Over my lifetime, I've witnessed more and more polarization take place, and a huge divide that has split the nation. I have to believe that at … Continue reading Intersection
Without the numerous difficulties and challenges we face in different games and activities, we would lose interest really quick. It is the growth that we perceive in ourselves that keeps us coming back. This is why a lot of people quit during a plateau, as they don't see as much growth as they once did. … Continue reading Welcome, Adversity!
The Next Hill
A big problem that individuals face as they reach middle age is accepting the decline of their fluid intelligence. Some stubborn individuals hold on for dear life and find themselves going through what we've termed the mid-life crisis. It doesn't have to be this way. Crystallized intelligence is on the upswing during this time in … Continue reading The Next Hill
Importance of Useless Friends
Every two weeks, Daniel Pink sends me a newsletter which includes his Pinkcast. The newsletter and short video provides a brief hack or trick to improve you life. Last week, he introduced Arthur C. Brooks, the author the book From Strength to Strength: Finding Success, Happiness, and Purpose in the Second Half of Life. Since … Continue reading Importance of Useless Friends