Baby Boomers in particular, along with Generation X-ers, have an extraordinary opportunity to shape the future.
Do you have any idea what your responsibility is?
What makes these two diverse groups so unique is their combination of skills and attitudes:
- Old enough to be wise
- Young enough to be energized
- Smart enough to be concerned
- Thoughtful enough to care
- Dedicated enough to be the change
Mid Life Celebration is dedicated to making the world a better place, by challenging the top 3% of male Baby Boomers to do something GREAT before they die.
And the indomitable will of any person, any age, any generation, to also help make the world a better place for future generations.
Simple. Thankful. Present. Childlike. Humble.
At mid life, there are many things that can distract us from being present. And when this occurs, we can not be thankful for even the simple things.
Not being thankful for even the simple things leaves us open to create habits that take us farther and farther from thankfulness.
This should alarm us. And maybe, just maybe, we should be thankful for our alarm.
“”What gift has providence on man that is so dear to him as his own children”. — Cicero
What is at the heart of this, I believe, is that children provide adults with an opportunity to finally have someone in their lives more important them themselves.
This is a feeling that literally defies explanation.
And yes, there are readers here today that do not, and will not, have children. That’s ok. We are all blessed in wonderfully unique ways. I am so thankful my wife and I are blessed to be parents.
A mid life crisis isn’t really a crisis at mid life. It’s simply an opportunity to:
Common sense, isn’t it? Pretty simple actually.
Be careful though. Simple does not mean easy. Carpe diem. 🙂