Archive for November, 2013

Goals Are Completely Useless Without This

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Goals Are Completely Useless Without This

I often observe family and friends declaring some new goal they have recently set for themselves. The enthusiasm they exude at the prospect of achieving their “perfect self” is always quite genuine and compelling. How can you not get caught up in their enthusiasm? Well, being a Type A, I am pretty good at “handicapping” […]

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The Meaning of Life

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The Meaning of Life

Whenever I hear or read about a discussion of the meaning of life, I am reminded of an old Indian proverb: Six blind people are attempting to identify an elephant. Each person grabs hold of a different part of the animal and tries to identify the unnamed object. One person touches the tail and says […]

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Be Humble

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Be Humble

When I was working with my talented book designer on the book I recently published, I had to make the decision of what to put on the cover. She recommended, and I agreed, that we should choose a photo of a near-retiree or retiree, since my book is about transitioning to and living in retirement. […]

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I Am Always So Bored and Anxious!

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I Am Always So Bored and Anxious!

Type As often experience feeling bored and anxious. We are so energetic and accustomed to being busy all of the time that as soon as “the music stops,” this is the state we are likely to find ourselves in. I think it is instructive to know what the opposite of bored and anxious is. What […]

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