Posts Tagged “happiness”

Why shouldn’t you ‘Follow Your Passion’?

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Why shouldn’t you ‘Follow Your Passion’?

Introduction I had the opportunity to speak to 8th – 12th graders about careers and life last month at Master Charter’s Career Day and Upper Darby High’s Java Programming class.  I wasn’t sure the young men and women in the classes were paying attention until I saw the pictures.       We talked about…

Thanks…

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Thanks…

I am grateful for what I am and have.  My thanksgiving is perpetual…  O how I laugh when I think of my vague indefinite riches.  No run on my bank can drain it  for my wealth is not possession but enjoyment. – Henry David Thoreau I’m grateful for a lot of things and I’m often reminded of…

Rest & Relaxation – Part I

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Rest & Relaxation – Part I

Sometimes the most urgent thing you can possibly do is take a complete rest. – Ashleigh Brilliant   I believe rest & relaxation is important.  I think my natural tendency is to go overboard with regimentation and structure in life, particularly work, training, and eating. Sometimes, you need a break.  I try not to be…

Finding the perspective to “the good life”

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Finding the perspective to “the good life”

“If you want happiness for an hour, take a nap. If you want happiness for a day, go fishing. If you want happiness for a year, inherit a fortune. If you want happiness for a lifetime, help someone else.” – Chinese Proverb When does the good life begin?  “Life is hard.” the old man woud say…

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