Seniors have amazing stories that offer such great insight and wisdom. Every time I have had the privilege of hearing their recollections about life, I think of how our society is wasting a vast resource by not tapping into the wealth of their experiences.
Journaling can be a deeply insightful and rewarding experience. Easy writing techniques and 365 engaging prompts in “Your Journal Companion” will help you discover such an experience.
I am worried about us, my friends. I am worried about us losing our sight for anything that is not in the shape of an electronic devise.
Aging – the fear monger of the Western world. Our fear of death, the regret of a life not lived, the fear of afterlife, the fear there is none, the fear of losing control of our bodies and our minds all rule life for the aging
I came across a piece I wrote a year or so ago about being “busy.” I didn’t like that word then and I still don’t like it because, to quote myself, being “busy sounds scattered and frenetic, preoccupied and hectic to me.
We live in a busy world, our daily schedules often jamb packed with our own list of “to-do’s” so the idea of carving out extra time to help someone else can feel overwhelming or nigh on to impossible … But what if helping out could mean something different?
Whether it be an extenuating circumstance, holiday time festivities, a house full of guests or the slippery slope of ignoring a habit we desire to change, when disengagement happens, it’s often hard to rev up our engine and start down the road again.
An accountability partner is someone of your profession, or any person who holds similar life values and sensibilities, with whom you meet on a regular basis.
It doesn’t matter who you are – a corporate CEO or an elementary school teacher … – the qualities that embody emotional intelligence can and should be cultivated.
How do you deal with an emotional challenge? Do you try to ignore it? Brave it out amidst the demands of life? Or do you honor it, acknowledge it, and give it some space and time?