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Why Retire?

Mark Twain told us that if you find a job you enjoy, you’ll never have to work a day in your life. For those of you who do enjoy your job, I want to apologize if all this talk about retirement is boring you. For the rest of us, I think it’s safe to say that when we chose our career, it was not for the enjoyment. Continue reading

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Critical Thinking: A Natural Resource

Let me open up here with a quick story. Although I write this story in the first person, the story is heavily modified from a story told to me many years ago. I used to love the way my wife … Continue reading

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The Silver Lining in the Silver Tsunami

We are told that the 100 years between 1960 and 2060 represent the most dramatic demographic shifts the world has ever seen. Continue reading

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Pain vs. Suffering

In this short video, Lee explains why pain and suffering are not the same thing, and why we may not choose our pain, we almost always choose our suffering.

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Free Yourself from Blame (Part 1)

The common concept of blame has been inadvertently used to erode the personal interactions in our lives. Continue reading

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The Accident Story

In a conversation with Alain, Lee is asked about his 2004 accident. He goes on to describe a few of the details. This video also shows a picture of Lee’s rehabilitated foot and ankle 2 years after his recovery.

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The Risks of Life

To have experiences is to put ourselves at risk.Those are the only choices we have. Continue reading

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Changing Demographics

This will be the first time in human history where there will be more people over 65 than under five years old. Continue reading

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Exploring mid-life crisis

Aspects of Mid-life crisis run rampant through our culture. In this short video, Lee briefly explores his own experiences with mid-life struggles, and theorizes on why we might feel such urges to re-direct our lives in some manner at certain … Continue reading

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Preserving our Productive Energy for Life

To watch the playful energy of children is a wondrous thing, as Lee’s friend, Alain, has noticed. Why isn’t this energy preserved into our adulthood? Does it naturally go away as we get older? Is it possible to have this … Continue reading

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