As a work-for-hire freelance writer, I have always believed that the deliberate practice of my work over the years/decades would give me some small semblance of financial success and a more continuous stream of reliable, paid work by this stage of life in my early sixties.
The so-called “longevity revolution” drives the next phases of Baby Boomer life, as they reach into their elder years. In short, we are still around and will stay around much longer than our predecessor generations. Plus, there are a lot of us, some 78 to 80 million by most estimates.
On “Then Came Bronson” with an ocean view.
Some philosophical meandering with lots of questions.
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I had a powerful emotional experience the other night as I visited the new memorial in downtown South Bend commemorating…
I recently found a kindred spirit in the book “Insight: Why We’re Not as SELF-AWARE as We Think, and How SEEING OURSELVES CLEARLY HELPS US SUCCEED at Work and In Life,” by Tasha Eurich.
On two related words that we don’t see or hear about these days.
Finding a balance when defining who you are and what you do.
It was a beautiful, sunny, perfect-weather day. I was at an art festival with the woman I had just met several weeks ago and would eventually marry. We were strolling along the sawdust paths of the festival, both feeling happy beyond any sort of adjective-laden description.
Dealing with a kind of basket-case, confusing mindset, while at the same time allowing for extraordinary insights to come to the forefront.
Unfortunately, corporate work experiences can quickly change into unhealthy situations in which your unique knowledge, skills, and opinions are suddenly labeled by your superior as worthless, often due to internal politics and misunderstandings.
If you are up to it, answering these six questions will take you down a long and winding road.
A listicle of a different sort.
Looking into the question of “If Not Now, When?” & More
Working instead of retiring is good for your health and well-being.
On the importance of bringing back the iconic peace symbol.
April 4 is the 59th Anniversary of the First Public Display of Peace Symbol.
A Personal Attempt, and a Call for Responses . . .
Do Nordic Millennials Enjoy Better Living Conditions than Americans?
Many quit their jobs