Tag Archives: stress

Looking at aging with the glass half full

“If you’re happy and you know it, clap your hands …” If everyone were to sing this well-known ditty, which age groups would clap the loudest? 1-5 year olds? 10-20 year olds? 40-50 year olds? 70-80 year olds? If you … Continue reading

Posted in Just wondering, Life stories | Tagged , , , , , | 23 Comments

I think I’m too old to give advice to young people

I still remember when I was 10 years old and excitedly told my grandmother that I had bought my first 45 (rpm record), Blue Suede Shoes by Elvis Presley. I was 10; she was 75. She not only didn’t seem … Continue reading

Posted in Leadership, Life stories | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

Musings of a former retiree

I’ve had the unusual opportunity this year of finding myself interrupting a happy, fruitful retirement – 5 years in – to return to work for a year. I thought it might be useful to any of you who are presented … Continue reading

Posted in Entrepreneurship & Business | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Life lesson from systems theory: stress and trade-off curves

Newspapers, magazines, and blogs these days are filled with articles about the staggering amount of stress we have introduced into our lives.  It’s everywhere.  In fact, people have been concerned about how to manage stress in their lives for the past … Continue reading

Posted in Entrepreneurship & Business, Running | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 15 Comments

Yoga and workplace stress … nice, but not the solution

Maybe yoga really is the answer to everything.  I had been thinking that must be true, based on the number of specialized yoga classes available to address nearly every aspect of well-being.  So when I saw an article in Saturday’s … Continue reading

Posted in Entrepreneurship & Business | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments