Entrepreneurs over age 50 are the most likely to succeed with their new business. Years of experience, combined with more savings, give the midlife business owner an advantage over the twenty-somethings who get most of the media exposure. It makes sense to create a side hustle to supplement your day job to protect against sudden […]
If you’re in midlife, it’s time to take stock…Establishing a baseline now to assess your current situation, evaluate future risks, and modify daily habits increases the chances that you will end up where you planned.
Organize by task rather than grouping like items together. Better organization means less daily stress and more time to do things you like. In a recent Happier podcast, Gretchen Rubin and Elizabeth Craft gave a listener’s tip to put workout clothes together, socks and all, in the drawer to simplify going to the gym. Gretchen […]
What have you always wanted to learn to do, master or investigate? There are many mental gyms for a brain work-out.
Behavior and Smart Living Lifelong learning helps build new connections in the brain. Reading a news article or doing a crossword puzzle isn’t enough. The kind of learning you did in school created new neural connections. We need novel information that takes effort to encode to exercise the brain. “A critical requirement for neuroplasticity to […]
Smart Living and Behavior “Never label anything miscellaneous,” advises Gretchen Rubin in her new book, Outer Order, Inner Calm. If your entire home is one big miscellaneous, this is the book for you. Outer Order, Inner Calm is a short book of actionable suggestions about de-cluttering combined with the reasons why you should follow them. […]