Get what you want out of life

As you grow older, it becomes more important than ever to use time to get what you want out of life. Time has value that diminishes with every day.  Time wasted in useless or unsatisfying activity can never be recaptured. Unlike the world economy, politics, the stock market, or health, how time is spent is […]

Sometimes you’re forced to slow down

Sometimes you’re forced to slow down. Sometimes it’s necessary to retreat from the world — to stop completely. No appointments.  No activities. No gym time.  No cooking.  No errands.  Nothing.. I’ve had over a week of slow time suffering from a severe flu. I could whine and complain about the unfairness of such an illness […]

A busy life is not a happy life

“Beware the barrenness of a busy life.” — Socrates  A busy life is too often seen as a badge of honour.  Everyone is constantly busy.  Schedules are overloaded. People rush from one thing to another while often accomplishing little or nothing during a day. Life is busy yet it feels empty and unproductive. My threshold […]

Too Many Commitments

Is your retirement happiness compromised by too many commitments? Is your daily/weekly schedule overloaded? Are you stressed out with too little time to smell the roses? Do you have time for goofing off  or doing nothing? Too many retired people say they are busier than ever. As a result, they find themselves overwhelmed because a […]