Abraham Lincoln famously said, “Better to be silent and thought a fool, then to speak out and remove all doubt.” Perhaps it was in Abe’s spirit then, that before everyone had GPS in their cars, it was a well-worn cliché among women that their husbands would drive around lost rather than stopping to ask for directions. Personally, I never related … Read More
Harvard study discovers the #1 key to a fulfilling life
I was recently listening to a TED talk about a 75-year study by the Harvard psychology department, exploring the question of what brings the greatest happiness and satisfaction over a lifetime. The study followed a group of undergraduate men, as well as a group of Boston area men who didn’t attend college. At the start of the study in the … Read More
A Failed Marriage?
The autumn days are getting shorter, but miraculously, here in Santa Cruz, the Indian Summer temperatures are actually warmer than during summertime, and I’ve been so enjoying swimming in the ocean a few more times before the water gets too cold. Maybe because the school year starts in the fall, to me, now feels like the time of new beginnings. … Read More