Mid-Life Reverence?

Mid-Life Reverence? “Associate reverently, and as much as you can, with your loftiest thoughts”.   — Henry David Thoreau There’s an old saying, “Garbage in, garbage out”.  And another, “You are what you eat”. We are what we repeatedly do. Mid-life excellence is a habit.  Not having mid life excellence is also a habit. Chose wisely. […]

Mid-life Health

Mid-Life Health. What a gift. My wife’s 94-year old Grammy would always say, “Health is wealth”! Only 29 days until I fly to Finland to stay healthy.  Visit www.Lane8.org to follow this David versus Goliath story inspired by a bad cholesterol report over a decade ago. Staying alive and healthy to see our son grow […]

Done is better than perfect

Done is better than perfect. I saw that thought on a blog yesterday.  It made me think. In my life, and maybe in yours, I have found myself, sometimes, paralyzed when faced with choices that are important. The choices come with risks, particularly the risk of failure.  Or worse, not only failing, but “looking stupid”. […]

Satisfied Needs Do Not Motivate

Satisfied Needs Do Not Motivate. Do they? This is a tricky mid-life crisis question, I think. How do we come to mid-life, most of us anyway, and wake up one day, look in the mirror and ask, “How did I get here?  Where am I?  Who am I?  Where did all my childhood dreams go?” […]

Mid-Life Crisis Character Builder

Mid-Life Crisis Character Builder, by Helen Keller: “Character cannot be developed in ease and quite.  Only through experiences of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, and success achieved”. In everything, give thanks.  Even our infirmities. Carpe diem, jeff noel  🙂