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Tag Archives: wisdom
(Issue #584) Wisdom of the Ages
Do you think a twenty-something and a seventy-something,for instance, share life lessons, questions and advice? Last year, I did some reading about the oldest of old. What they lived, thought, and hoped for moving forward. It made me wonder about … Continue reading
Posted in Life lessons, wisdom Tagged awareness, growth, life lessons, resilience, wisdom 2 Comments
(Issue #561) Age and Wisdom: Questions For Your Consideration
Circumstances change. Does wisdom and the vessel of that wisdom change as well? Katherine Esty’s EightySomethings: A Practical Guide to Letting Go, Aging Well, and Finding Unexpected Happiness and John Leland’s Happiness is a Choice You Make: Lessons from a Year … Continue reading
Posted in Life lessons Tagged aging and wisdom, life experiences, resilience, wisdom 3 Comments
The opportunities to appreciate wisdom exist all around us. Are we mindful? Are we paying attention. Several years ago, on this blog, I wrote the following: Wisdom does NOT necessarily come with knowledge. I know a lot of “educated” people … Continue reading
Posted in assumptions, authenticity, awareness, curiosity, Life lessons, vulnerability, wellbeing, wisdom Tagged attention, awareness, intention, listening, mindful, wisdom 1 Comment
(#366) Why Not You?
Speaking and writing does not belong to some elite group of individuals. Have you considered publishing or speaking to broaden the powerful impact and reach you already have on those around you? It could be for a small local audience … Continue reading
Posted in change, collegiality, Community, courage, Goals, growth, Life lessons, resilience, self-efficacy, service Tagged change, confidence, courage, goals, memoirs, public speaking, teaching and learning, wisdom, writing 3 Comments
(#332) 100 Years of Resilience
“Life is not about me, it’s about others.” -Frances Bartlett Kinne- It is 1917 and Oregon beats Pennsylvania (14-0) in the Rose Bowl. German U-boats stalk international waters. The US Supreme Court upholds the 8-hour workday for railroad workers. The … Continue reading
Posted in ageing, Appreciation, authenticity, Being REMARKABLE, effective teaching, empathy, Excellence, fitness, Gratitude, legacy, Life lessons Tagged aging and wisdom, authenticity, empathy, gratitude, grit, humility, learning, legacy, mental fitness, relationships, resilience, teaching, transformational leadership, wisdom 2 Comments
(#302) Show Muscles
We can end up doing things that look good, feel good, or make a splash while ignoring the support system behind each of those choices. My trainer, Charles, recently introduced me to a new (for me) exercise in the gym. … Continue reading
Posted in core values, courage, faculty development, fitness, generativity, Gratitude, Integrity, Life lessons, life success, mindset, Passion, Personal growth, Personal Wellbeing, Physcial health, Purpose, resilience, Success, wisdom Tagged accountability, core values, courage, fitness, fortitude, gratitude, health, integrity, mindset, motivation, resilience, support, wisdom, work ethic 2 Comments
(#291) Befriending Ourselves
Think of your favorite novels. More than likely the protagonists did not follow a straight line from the beginning to the end of the story. Your life journey is the same. You are the hero of your story. This past … Continue reading
Posted in Appreciation, awareness, Balance, Choice, Critical Thinking, curiosity, Discipline, fitness, listening, Mindfulness, mindset, Reflection, self-efficacy, self-regulatory behavior, wisdom Tagged appreciation, balance, Chodron, growth, mindfulness, reflective practice, resilience, responsibility, self-love, wisdom 1 Comment
(#288) Advice from an Owl
This week, thanks to an owl, I will leave you with many more questions than answers. In our garage, I keep a shelf of baseball caps. While my favorite and often-worn choice is my New York Yankees hat, I often … Continue reading
(#249) A Life Well-Lived
Yesterday, our Buddy arrived at the end of his nearly 15-year journey and crossed over the rainbow bridge. To say there is a hole in our hearts at the moment is a gross understatement. But, we have to remember that Buddy … Continue reading
Posted in awareness, Balance, Being REMARKABLE, Civility, collegiality, Friendship, generativity, Gratitude, Life lessons, Life's purpose, Purpose, Reflection, wisdom Tagged civility, collegiality, curiosity, generativity, gratitude, life lessons, love, man's best friend, napping, wisdom 5 Comments
(#203) I Don’t Have Time To Grow Old!
Complete the following: “If you don’t have time to ______ then when will you ____? A little secret about this blog: I generally do not know what I will write about until Thursday or Friday. I then type my first … Continue reading
Posted in ageing, Procrastination Tagged ageing, growing old, procratination, wisdom 6 Comments