Nothing in life is of any value unless it is shared with others.
"Notes" of An Elder is a depository of pertinent information, knowledge and wisdom. Available weekly will be an elder's "thinking menu" for your use. Enjoy this bounty.
- A good life is subjective. What gives meaning to one person may not be enough for another. Everyone has different aspirations and values. So a good life looks different for everyone.
- Don't take life too seriously. Nobody gets out alive.
- Facts are bite-size pieces of reality.
- Kindness means living a life with care, warmth, and concern for others.
- Time in solitude helps you build a strong relationship with yourself.
- "Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune." ― Jim Rohn
- Search for high-value, low downside risks.
- Change is always so hard to accept.
The Five A's of Achievement
- Think of attitude as the mental filter through which you experience the world.
- Influencing others is how we get what we want in life and our career.
- All transformations are emotional, uncertain, and messy. Ouch!
- "Life is pleasant. Death is peaceful. It's the transition that's troublesome." ― Isaac Asimov
- Being rich is not equal to being happy or successful.
- I get to choose who's in my life and who isn't.
- Experiment with who you want to be before you come on the other side.
- Youth and good health create the facade of immunity. We think we will live forever. But as the years pass, our bodies succumb to the vicissitudes of age, realizing none of us are immune to death.
How can I make things better?