If you want to be happy, and I mean stick your arms out the roof of your car happy, you need to find it.
Where do ego and ambition collide?
The rules have changed, and it means there’s never been a better time to be a mid-lifer. Our parents might have had it simpler, but I don’t believe they had it better.
Each one seemed to strike a chord, triggering honest, candid responses from people I’ve never met. Together, they chronical some of the most valuable lessons learned on my journey towards a happier life. If you read nothing else on this site, I believe you’ll find something here to kickstart your own midlife revolution.
Thanks to the Internet and a suite of inexpensive tools, working remotely is becoming the new norm. That’s because it benefits both parties.
Sometimes I look up at the night sky and wonder why I’m stressed about a deadline or some arbitrary goal. Seen from outer space, the concerns of this solitary human must surely seem laughable.
Your middle years are some of the most productive of your working life. The elements of time and experience create a petri dish of opportunities to build your wealth and cement your asset base.
In the old days, creating your ideal life involved huge risks and even bigger balls.
It’s an accepted ‘truth’ that without them, we become wandering generalities and achieve little in our miserable lives.
It would seem we’re hardwired to seek out destinations. We want to get over the horizon, climb our mountain and catch the view from the top. But why?
Luck will do nothing for you if you’re not consistently earning the right to receive it.
I’ve worked full-time since I was 16, so that’s 34 years of worrying about work. And with three marriages and three kids under my belt, I’ve had plenty to worry about.
Remember summer holidays as a kid? Hours, days and weeks stretched off and off into the future, never-ending and filled with boredom.
Embed from Getty ImagesFor a 40+ male living in Western society, the risks can be greater than at any other time. Long hours in the office, poor health, a growing family, depression and countless other triggers present real dangers to your emotional and physical wellbeing.Paradoxically, this period also offers some of the greatest opportunities you’ll ever…
You’re reading this story thanks to an incident in a bathroom three years ago.
I once believed happiness could be bought.