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The only two days that really matter in life insight Jun 28, 2022

One of my mentors wrote a wonderful blog post this morning reminding people the only two days that really matter in life are today and three years from now.

I think of that often when wondering what my life would be like today if only I had made the changes I needed to make three years ago and...

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The only two days that really matter in life insight Jun 28, 2022

One of my mentors wrote a wonderful blog post this morning reminding people the only two days that really matter in life are today and three years from now.

I think of that often when wondering what my life would be like today if only I had made the changes I needed to make three years ago and...

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Veteran finds purpose modifying motorcycles for disabled vets go-getters news Jun 27, 2022

While the biker community is filled with veterans who find a sense of freedom from their worries in a ride across winding roads, thousands of former soldiers, sailors and Marines who had at least one major limb amputation lost their ability to do so.

Jeff Powell spent nearly 30 years in the U.S....

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The downsides of early retirement insight Jun 26, 2022

see it all the time. People who hate their jobs or work in positions which leave them uninspired cannot wait to retire.

Retirement is all they think about and often count days until they can call it quits. They might even envision backing into their boss’ office with mistletoe tied to their...

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Loving yourself is essential for purpose, happiness insight Jun 24, 2022

Anyone who has ever lived without a sense of purpose in their life will usually say they are miserable. They’ll describe their situation as hopeless, joyless and useless.

An article appearing in Psychology Today this week confirmed what people without purpose already know — that...

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Saluting all men who embrace the critically-important job of fatherhood opinion Jun 19, 2022

Note: I wrote this in 2007 for a website that no longer exists. However, the message is timeless.

This Sunday marks my 21st Father’s Day. I guess you could say it’s a milestone event.

I still remember that morning of Oct. 16, 1986, when my first daughter was born. While I was warming...

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Regret is a big challenge in retirement insight Jun 18, 2022

One of my Forward From 50 members sent me a link to a story on CNBC that had a wealth of insight into what concerns many older people.

The article was written by George Jerjian, a 67-year-old man who had “un-retired” because he realized there was still a lot more of life to live. His...

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Eric Pearson: Putting his decades of training, experience to work as a substitute teacher features go-getters Jun 16, 2022

Eric Pearson spent much of his life in Maryland where he did a lot of things, but at a slower pace. For example, it took him 15 years to finish his undergraduate degree, and another 12 to get his master’s degree.

A radar engineer by trade, he also worked as a mechanic and, in his early...

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Are you living a ‘what if’ or ‘what is’ life? insight Jun 15, 2022

Thrive Global reminded readers this morning that they are to live a “what is” life, rather than a “what if” life.

Life involves taking risks. I know I have wasted many years waiting for all my ducks to get in a row before I ventured out to do something great. While waiting...

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Michele Stanford: Helping people live longer with a healthy diet, better choices features go-getters Jun 11, 2022

A native of Georgia, Michele Stanford lives in South Carolina where she works as a functional diagnostic nutrition practitioner. It’s a job she has done for almost three years after serving as a certified health coach before turning 50.

In her job, Michele helps people regain, restore and...

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