Few are born with achievement awards hanging on their walls. Success has to start from zero, a lonely but white-washed place where nothing’s been achieved and nothing’s been earned. And most of us have to “trial-and-error” life to figure out where we are, never mind where we want to go. Success doesn’t come naturally. And […]
Exciting stuff about aging
“For age is opportunity no less than youth itself, though in another dress, and as the evening twilight fades away, the sky is filled with stars, invisible by day.” – Henry Wadworth Longfellow We put a lot of money and effort into trying to avoid aging. In our society, getting older is equated with decline — […]
When you need answers: the imaginary visitor
The music is a delight at the ear, and sunlight plays lacework shadows across the floor. This is a safe place — but the emotion remains all-encompassing.
Is happiness a choice? If in doubt, google it.
Jeanne Calment took up fencing at 85, rode a bicycle at 100, starred in a movie at 114, and didn’t quit smoking until 120 years of age…
Find yourself in 2 (little) steps
“Stay strong, make them wonder how you’re still smiling.” (Buzzfeed) How to find the self Here’s a two-step framework to help you…uh, find yourself. Each day, choose one of the options from step one and another from step two. To keep things healthy, try to vary your choices from day to day. Practice, enjoy, and […]
Finding meaning: the creative way
You’re meant to immerse yourself in this “topic” until it surfaces in your dreams, until you subliminally speak its language and bring it up at every conversation, until you understand a world you’ve never understood before…
Don’t Forget to Laugh
Let’s say his name is Pepe el Perrin Prestao (an imaginary person), and oh my he’s good. 100 Euros for half an hour! 150 Euros for an hour! The dogs are black-marketed from apartment to apartment. Humans are happy. Hounds, even more so; they get to sniff out the neighborhood all day long, eye the squirrels, and mark every tree as they go.