What a ride! On April 15, we finished our 7-day bike ride across California with 100 5th graders and their parents. I’m happy it’s done (safely), but I already miss it too. What an experience! There’s something special about rolling for hours a day across beautiful countryside.
We are creatures of habit. Especially when you get married, have kids, and become embedded into a career like a Mississippi tick. It is so easy to get stuck into your daily loop and annual routines. Once you build up momentum,
Today is International Day of Happiness. Yes, there’s a holiday for that too. And why the hell not, right? I was happy enough to participate in a Q&A session sponsored by Wes at The Pursuit of Happiness.
We have a lot of ground to cover today, so let’s get started….. You may have heard that something like 90% of statistics are completely made up. Yes, it’s true! It’s a ballpark estimate, but it’s only accurate about 20% of the time,
Ah yes, the eternal question: What makes you happy? Being happy is, after all, the ultimate challenge in life, the holy grail. Everything we do to make money or to gain power, status, or success – is ultimately because we seek happiness.
I’m normally not real big on New Years resolutions. I think I made my first one just a couple of years ago. I resolved to make all of my own beer for a whole year. I’m very proud to report that I accomplished it,
Do you know how much money you need to be happy? This is a timeless question. The truth is that we don’t need nearly as much money as most people think. There is plenty of research that says most of the happiness you can obtain can be achieved at a basic standard of living.
I think many people are proud to have no free time – it’s almost a badge of honor. The problem is, if we don’t slow down, it becomes difficult to appreciate the little things in life. Today, I was wandering around in the parking lot on my crutches…