Mid Life Celebration Einstein. Huh? Exactly. Confusing isn’t it? Here’s what I mean by mid life celebration, Einstein.
“The significant problems we face cannot be solved by the same level of thinking that created them”. — Albert Einstein
Listen, everyone recognizes Einstein as a genius. We ought to seriously consider his insight here.
And I think Mid Life adults have the most potential to embrace this and make creative choices, and take creative action, to reverse the mid life crisis and let it morph into a mid life celebration. Ya with me?
Psssst. Shhhhhh. (whispering) Here’s a little secret between you and me. Most mid life adults will miss virtually every opportunity to hear messages just like this one. And their mid life crisis never gets to be their mid life celebration. Bummer.
“If I would be a young man again and had to decide how to make a living, I would not try to become a scientist or scholar or teacher. I would rather choose to be a plumber or a peddler in the hope to find that modest degree of independence still available under present circumstances”. — Albert Einstein
Meanwhile in my zip code, there’s a sea of upscale vehicles, yet the 1990 Toyota suites me perfectly.
There’s even a dinner-plate sized dent on the driver’s front fender. Was going to have it repaired until I realized how much that road-rage induced dent signified how lucky I am to still be alive.
In America, we are constantly tempted to keep up with the Joneses. Why? Because we are afraid of who we really are.
Would you rather be loved for who you’re not or hated for who you are?