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!
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
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
Working from home, I have two things on my plate but I can't seem to start them. Instead, I'm shopping for the perfect gym bag with some recent birthday money. Wait, have I done Wordle today? I think I need another cup of coffee. Dammit, why can't I get started!?! Pretty soon the workday is … Continue reading The Funk