I have often expressed a desire to have a younger body with my current mind. It ain't gonna happen. They best we can do is take care to stay healthy and cherish our minds filled with experiences, lessons and wisdom. Have you ever said, "If I only knew then what I know now...." Maybe you would have made better decisions. Maybe not. But maybe it's a privilege of years that you learn
Does it take a lifetime to become authentic? Maybe. How many years of your life have you spent trying to please others? Too many. As I talk about far too often, this is an interesting time of life for me. Kind of like an older, less energetic adolescence. Lots of swirling thoughts and processes. It's a time for reflection, for sure. One real advantage of aging is being able to look
New Year's Day is a mixed emotion holiday. For many, last year was no picnic and we are happy to close the books on the chapter. The tough year had many shining moments as well, if we choose to seek them. They are definitely days and hours we will never have again and are precious if only for their uniqueness. Several years ago, I had an epiphany about the whole post-holiday blues syndrome.
My brain and I have a special relationship. Of course we’ve been together a long time so we have grown close. We know each other well. My brain and I are in a constant state of arguing. We fight over every decision that needs making. Trying to decide what to have for dinner can end in an all-out brawl. You see, my brain is the spoiled, over-fed American. I have inundated it with