“Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.” – Abraham Lincoln Stuff happens. It will keep happening. There’s nothing we can do to stop stuff. How we are with others — but most importantly, with ourselves — in the midst of stuff either brings more stuff or requalifies stuff. Anything, ANYTHING AT … More Happy Resolve
When we are young we are asked what we want to be when we grow up. When we are a little older we are asked to pick a career. Then life happens. We find a job, work our way up in the company, raise a family, get settled in our routine – and get stuck. … More Find Your Bliss
“Oh s**t! You want me to do what????” Up until the moment the door actually opened at 10,000 feet, I was cool. Then it all turned upside down. I am a little nervous but excited about our skydiving adventure, which is not even on my bucket list. A year ago, Darrell asked me if I … More I Went Skydiving and You’ll Never Guess What Happened!
“Uncertainty is an uncomfortable position. But certainty is an absurd one.” —Voltaire The mature human psyche rarely voluntarily jumps into the game of uncertainty. As we get older, we can become ever more attached to the knowing of what’s coming next, the assurance of our needs being met, the certainty of the path before us. … More Funcertainty
Aging parents. It’s a topic that no one likes to think about, let alone talk about. Our parents have always been the strong ones, the ones in charge, the knowledgeable ones. However, as we ourselves grow older, we are forced to come to the realization that our parents are growing older as well. Sometimes we realize it … More Aging Parents – What Should I Do?
“If you’re doing your best, you won’t have any time to worry about failure.” – H. Jackson Brown, Jr. We all truly want to do our best in our work, relationships, contributions and life. And yet that inner voice is rarely satisfied, no matter how it turns out. Every now and then, I’m so moved by … More Bestful
Retirement. You get married, raise a family, work to support your family, and then you retire. That’s just the way it is. Right? Wrong. Actually, retirement is a fairly new concept; and the concept of retiring in your sixties is even newer. During the Industrial Revolution, many aging factory workers refused to stop working, even … More Who Says You Have to Retire by 65?